AxialMarket: UI/UX Designer

Posted by | July 8, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: New York, New York

URL: www.axialmarket.com/about/careers/

UI/UX Web Designer with Strong Design Sense
and HTML/CSS Skills
AxialMarket is transforming private capital markets with
technology-enabled tools and systems that intelligently connect qualified
buyers and sellers of privately-held companies. Since 2008, AxialMarket has
helped over 2,200 private companies finance or exit their business. As of 2011,
over 600 institutional and strategic buyers have become members of AxialMarket,
representing over $250B in active capital.
We are an eclectic team of software
engineers, sales professionals, product managers, recovering investment
bankers, and analytical marketers, hailing from Salesforce.com, NASA, MIT,
Jefferies & Co., Gerson Lehrman Group, Stanford, and UVa. We are ambitious
but fun-loving, analytical yet pragmatic, humble yet confident. Above all, we
are committed to demystifying the M&A and exit strategy process for
business owners, transforming the private capital markets in the process. We are
securely financed by First Round Capital, Windcrest Investments, and a powerful
syndicate of tech-focused and financial technology
focused angel investors.
 
About the Position:
We are looking for a UI/UX Designer who can help us design clever
and intuitive user interfaces and create engaging user experiences for our
online marketplace platform.
You will:
  • Have
    strong usability intuition, combined with fast prototyping, to create the
    best user experience
  • Craft
    pages and workflows that delight our users and are immediately
    understandable for them to use
  • Take
    our product vision and functional specifications and craft a design vision
    to bring them to life
  • Create,
    implement and extend our existing style guidelines
  • Work
    closely with our Product Managers and Software Engineers to consistently
    deliver high-quality work
  • Write
    clean and modular html and css, as well as clean up any non-modular,
    non-standards-compliant html or css you find

You have:
  • Proven
    ability to write semantic markup and implement cutting-edge CSS techniques
    (HTML5/CSS3 a plus)
  • A
    strong visual design sensibility and the ability to articulate ideas
    and thought process
  • A
    passion for product design of all kinds. This behavior
    borders on fetish.
  • A
    passion for web standards and an interest in current web development
    practices and design trends
  • Knowledge
    of cross-browser compatibility issues and workarounds
  • Enthusiasm
    for working in small, close-knit teams
  • Excellent
    written, verbal, and electronic communication skills
  • A
    strong portfolio featuring interaction design samples
  • An
    insistence upon simplicity, approachability and focus
  • Ability
    to multi-task, prioritize projects, and communicate progress
    and expected milestones 
We have ideas for how our features should work; you know how to
take that functionality and turn it into something beautify and delightful
for our users.
Please send your resume (plain text or PDF please) and a cover
letter, as well as links to any software/code you can share (a GitHub page
would be great).

To apply: careers@axialmarket.com

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