Job: Interaction Designer - Yahoo! Santa Clara, CA (SF Bay Area); Full-time

24 Apr 2008 - 2:07am
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Web UI Designer - Yahoo! Research

Santa Clara, CA


The Internet is a big, busy place, and we at Yahoo! are proud to stand
out in the crowd. As the world's number one Internet brand, servicing
over a half billion people, we're determined to maintain our commitment
to delivering news, entertainment, information and fun... each and every

In order to maintain our position as one of the world's most trafficked
Internet destinations, we're always on the lookout for people with big
ideas and big talent to help us provide our visitors with the innovative
products and services they've come to expect from Yahoo. We're looking
for people like you.

How Big Can You Think?

Yahoo! Research is looking for a talented Web UI Designer to work
alongside our world-class research scientists and engineers to deliver
the next generation of businesses to the company. Web UI Designers at
Yahoo! Research have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas
including: rapid prototype and proof-of-concept development, demos,
website user interface, and cutting edge innovation projects. The
successful candidate will be passionate about UI design. S/he will have
the ability to grasp ideas and concepts, and make them come alive in a
dynamic research environment.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

* Participation in concept development, design ideation, and detailed
specification of visual designs for user interfaces of future and
existing innovations, prototypes, demos and products

* Production of design specifications, storyboards, scenarios, and
design prototypes

* Creation of visual and user interface designs that address business,
brand, market, and user requirements, including design and production of
screen layouts, color palettes, typography, and interface elements

* Collaboration with Research Engineers, Scientists, content producers,
web developers and management to refine the user experience

Minimum Job Qualifications:

* Experience as a key member of a User Interface team participating in
the complete product development lifecycle of several successfully
launched web 2.0 and/or software applications

* Fluency in PhotoShop, Illustrator, Flash, or similar software. Must
have solid knowledge of graphic and web design principles with good
understanding of current web technologies including (X)HTML, JavaScript
and CSS

* B.A. degree in Graphic Design, Information Design, Digital Media
Design or other visual arts

To apply, please visit the following link or send an email to
josies at

Resumes MUST be accompanied by your PORTFOLIO including specific
examples of UI Design work for a web 2.0 application//tool. (Although
graphic design skills are required, this is NOT a Graphic Design

Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to
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