JOB: Los Angeles: UX DESIGNER (web/mobile/social), for fast-growing online discounts co

8 Jun 2010 - 5:09pm
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joanne_weaver
2010

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User Experience Designer (web, social, mobile)

Product Management team | Santa Monica, CA

 

Calling all Tinseltown UXers! It’s your chance to do the UX work you love for an emerging, growing client-side company with a small, family-like culture….just a hop skip + a jump away from the beach.

 

Our client is a successful early-stage company founded in 2007 with a focus in online shopping and online discounts. They’re in Santa Monica, California, and they’ve got a high energy, casual office vibe with state of the art technology resources. When hiring, they look for smart, motivated and dedicated individuals who personally possess a high bar of excellence. They are an equal opportunity employer, and welcome diversity in their workforce.

 

They are looking for an accomplished design leader to create user experiences that will delight their customers.  You are passionate about creating high-end software with usability and polish.  They seek someone who understands how to apply human psychology to interaction design in order to engage users and encourage desired behaviors, via a diverse range of projects across web, mobile and social platforms.
 
Job Responsibilities:
 

·         You will work closely with stakeholders to define and create designs that achieve business and user goals.

·         Design the UI architecture, interface and interaction flow of our products and services.  

·         Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes and prototypes, as well as UI architecture, interface, interaction flow and aesthetics of our products and services

  • Usability for all products and services
  • Create interface guidelines and design patterns to speed our ability to execute on design
  • Work closely with stakeholders to define and create designs that achieve business and user goals
  • Work with other team members on optimization of site, including creation, implementation and tracking of A/​B and multivariate tests
  • Plan, design and conduct regular usability test including 1:1 usability sessions, remote usability testing
  • Translate usability and field research findings into design improvements
  • Guide technical and business teams in user-centered design principles, and promote usability best practices
  • Hire and manage 3rd party consultants and specialists as needed.

 
Professional Qualifications:
You have...

  • 5+ years of experience as a key member of a design team participating in the complete product development life-cycle of successfully launched consumer internet product
  • Exceptionally skilled at user experience and interaction design as demonstrated through a portfolio of past work
  • Demonstrated experience designing social interactions
  • Expert understanding of web usability best practices
  • Understand how to apply human psychology to design in order to encourage desired behaviors and outcomes
  • Experience working closely with product, marketing and technology teams
  • Bias to action and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously within a fast paced start-up environment
  • Optimization experience including creation, implementation and tracking of A/​B and multivariate tests
  • Strong grasp of underlying web application technologies: HTML, CSS,  DOM, and various JavaScript libraries (like Ajax)
  • Bachelor’s degree in interaction design or a design related field desired
  • Experience designing graphical user interfaces for a successful consumer-facing web product with millions of users would be a huge plus
     
    Personal Qualifications:
    You....
  • Are highly motivated to excel with an intrinsic drive to do better than the day before.
  • Are a natural problem solver who faces challenges head on with poise and tact.
  • Demonstrate respect for the value and contributions of each colleague
  • Maintain a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Approach the task at hand with sound reasoning, good judgment and common sense.
  • Are committed to quality in all aspects of your work.
  • Are able to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Are able to perform and adapt, as needed, within a fast-moving, dynamic work environment.
  • Have solid interpersonal skills and aim to have a good working relationship with everyone you work with.
  • Are an effective communicator.
  • Are a professional and you represent the company well.

 

TO APPLY, email resume, salary range and URL/UX samples to:

joanne (at) joanneweavergroup (dot) com

 

Dreaming of Santa Monica beach sand,

Joanne

 

Joanne Weaver

President

The Joanne Weaver Group

UX + Creative Talent Acquisition

www.joanneweavergroup.com

+1 917 623 9369

 

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