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User Interface Designer

You’re a designer and a thinker. You inhale complex UI requirements and exhale beautiful visualisations of how applications look and behave. You think and communicate visually using sketches, wire-framing, Photoshop mockups, and interactive prototypes to model your solutions to the tough problems of UI design. You’ve honed your craft over the years and can visualise, iterate, execute, and validate designs at lightning speed. Your designs grace products used by thousands or hundreds of thousands. You’re a consummate collaborator, and you’re picky about who you work with.

  • Lead and build an agile User Experience practice for a thriving development workflow and collaboration product
  • Design elegant interfaces for our globally acclaimed development tools
  • Join an agile design practice where you’ll have a high level of ownership
  • Teach, learn and give back to the community in an open, unique company

Position Summary

You’ll be the lead UI designer for a small, nimble team of developers. You’ll be located with them, in San Francisco. You’ll have ongoing responsibility for improving the quality and innovation of the user interface of one of our core products.

What You’ll Do

  • Be the primary advocate for user goals and needs – maximise user productivity and reduce complexity
  • Drive constant improvements in user experience quality and innovation
  • Produce user, task, and product models in a variety of visual and interactive formats
  • Create production-quality visual assets and icons for the development teams
  • Share your knowledge and skills
  • Lead the user experience strategy for this product

Key Skills

  • UI wireframing in Visio, Balsamiq, OmniGraffle, Illustrator or pen & paper
  • Extensive experience in Adobe Photoshop producing pixel-perfect screen designs
  • Strong grasp of underlying web application technologies: HTML, CSS, DOM, and various JavaScript libraries
  • Ability to distill complex relationships and concepts into understandable user models
  • Experience interacting directly with users and managing long-term customer relationships
  • Experience in Information Architecture, Information Design, Screen Layout and Interaction Design
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Outcome-driven work style
  • Otherworldly personal time management skills

Typical experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • 3+ years experience designing the user interface on web applications and graphic illustrations

How to apply

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