[JOB] Recruiter: Senior Interaction Designer @ Social Search Company in downtown San Francisco (full-time)
5 Jan 2009 - 4:37pm
UxStation is seeking a Senior User Interaction Designer to improve existing and create new designs for our client's social search products. The right candidate will have specialized in visual design of consumer software products, with significant web-based experience. This software platform also requires extending the core concept into a variety of exciting and challenging media platforms.
This is a premier bay area startup with a rockstar management team that includes experienced entrepreneurs, ex-Google engineers, and a philosophy professor working together in downtown San Francisco. Client's company is home to a new type of search that makes it easy to find subjective information.
They build products that enable users to tap into the wisdom of their real-world social network. Their first offering takes on the problem of "subjective search" — finding information that is customized and relevant to your personal tastes, needs, and context.
Design interactive mockups for a variety of media and platforms (web, IM, etc.)
Ensure web site communicates with and engages users with world-class usability
Interact directly with users via interviews or usability tests
Assist in the development of effective and understandable messaging
Analyze user behavior data
Think creatively about product features and evolution
3-5+ years experience designing new user interfaces & shipping consumer products we would recognize
Formal background in HCI or closely related field
Broad exposure to usability and user experience design in general
Comfortable with latest technologies, tools, and approaches to web design
Both academic and industry experience preferred
Affinity for rapid prototyping
Flexibility when faced with complex challenges