San Francisco, CA, United States Posted 10 days ago
PowerToFly approved because…
Flexible work schedule and generous PTO policy
Work-life balance (we have kids too!)
Other great benefits - We're adding them, not scaling back:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Weekly lunches and a well-stocked kitchen
Monthly events and quarterly off sites
You are a designer who takes the time to understand our users - their needs and their abilities. You love staying on top of the latest design patterns. You would rather remove an element from a page than clutter the screen. You can't wait to get your prototypes in front of real users to see how they react and adjust to their feedback.
Translate requirements into concepts and elegant user experiences
Create wireframes, interaction models, screen designs, and UI details that promote ease of use and optimize the user experience
Collaborate with product managers and engineering team to design new features
Establish and improve design patterns to create a friendly and approachable user experience
Work with our active users to solve their problems, not build their solutions
Build high-fidelity prototypes
4-6 years experience designing consumer, commercial, and enterprise web applications.
Design portfolio of UX-centered applications.
Ability to empathize with users and dive into the domain.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts to internal stakeholders and customers as well as receive feedback on designs.
Well attuned attention to detail in designing experiences, ability to think through different scenarios users might encounter outside of the “happy path”.
Exceptional visual, interaction, production design skills to create wireframes that communicate user workflows.
Strong prototyping skills and using prototype tools such as Justinmind or something similar.
Deep understanding of design deliverables such as information architecture maps, workflow documentation, wireframes, visual designs as well as thorough knowledge of using Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle and other design tools.
You have shipped and released product before.
Experience or desire to work at a fast-paced start-up.
You must be currently living in the greater San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose/Silicon Valley Bay Area.