Sr. Interaction Designer
Ancestry.com is looking for a Senior Interaction Designer to join our User Experience team in San Francisco or Provo, UT. Ancestry is the world’s largest online collection of family history resources, home to more than 7 billion historical records, and has more than one million subscribers.
Millions of people around the world want to learn more about their families. And we’re looking for designers who can help by building the next generation of amazing family history tools. Working at Ancestry.com gives you the opportunity to impact people’s daily lives, have your designs seen by millions of people, and develop your talents—all while working in a fun and innovative environment.
•Design Web-based products that are attractive, intuitive, and easy-to-use,
•Work closely with product managers and engineers from early-stage concepting through product launches
•We don’t expect you to be a master of all product design skills, but your daily design life would include a mix of things like visual design, interaction design, quick and dirty prototypes, remote usability testing, brainstorming with PMs and Devs, screwing around on twitter…
•Contribute to the overall company product strategy.
•A BA/BS in Design (or related field) or equivalent job experience.
•A strong portfolio that demonstrates your visual and interaction design skills,
•Experience designing Web applications (not just brochure sites or landing pages)
•The ability to think strategically so you can help shape future products.
•Great interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively. We care about each team member and want to hire people who have a lot to contribute.
Why you’ll want to work with us:
In addition to great pay and benefits, working for Ancestry.com means you’ll have the opportunity to work on meaningful and challenging projects (we never run out of tough design problems to solve), be part of a growing technology company, and collaborate with an amazing team.