Job - Director of User Experience - San Francisco, CA - Full Time - Recruiter

22 Jul 2008 - 11:22am
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Director of User Experience
San Francisco,CA
Our client is a well-funded start-up with a unique product and a rapidly
growing customer base. Our client's offices are located in downtown San
Francisco, our client is building a team of the Bay Area's best and
brightest minds to deliver a compelling SaaS solution to an under-penetrated
SME market.

Be The First ...
The Director of User Experience will be a strategic and hands-on role in
defining and leading next generation user experience, beginning with
identifying and hiring key talent to build a world-class team including
information architects and application designers.

The Role ...
-Design creative solutions for current and future of our clients product set
with a balanced understanding of strategy, research, usability, interaction,
and visual design.
-Build and manage a team of interaction designers, graphic designers,
usability experts and create a collaborative team atmosphere.
-Hands on skills in creating user-centered designs and the ability to work
with Marketing and Engineering to drive a cohesive UI strategy.
-Create new user scenarios while maintaining consistency of UI framework and
design patterns.
-Mentoring cross-functional teams on new technologies and best practices,
analyzing requirements, designing, and implementing new features and
-Understand the complex, collaborative, multi-user landscape of the
recruiting and applicant tracking software space.
-Direct the design and development of the corporate web site to provide a
compelling brand experience for potential customers.

What You Bring To It ...
-5+ years of management experience with design/usability teams.
-Demonstrated experience in designing and developing complete web 2.0
-Deep understanding of user objectives, user scenarios, key product
strategy, point of differentiation, usability principles, web applications
framework, and the development of a product road map
-Expert understanding of methodologies for designing easy-to-use interfaces,
including information architecture, user-centered design, heuristic
evaluation, and usability testing
-Expertise in interaction design, visual design, HTML, CSS.
-Understanding of JavaScript, AJAX, and Flash.
-Proven success at building great design teams and mentoring team members
-Enjoyment of dynamic, collaborative environments.
-Degree in Psychology, HCI, Human Factors, Design, or related fields
Our client offers a competitive salary, medical/dental benefits, PTO, paid
holidays, and pre-IPO stock.

Please contact Gabriel Reynaga <mailto:gabriel at>
gabriel at 210-587-7247 for more information


Veena Gowthamchand

Recruiting Coordinator

Ph: 210.614.4187

Fax: 210-745-1631 <>


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