Buddy Media: User Interface Designer

Posted by | January 12, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: New York, NY

URL: http://www.buddymedia.com/

The Role – User Interface Designer
The Buddy Media
Platform is a robust system that includes content management, publishing, and
performance reporting and user management.  As a key Buddy Media
initiative, it requires constant exploration of new ideas and feature
evolutions, and involves the design of compelling and highly usable interfaces.  
Buddy Media is
seeking User Interface (UI) Designers to craft interfaces with a modern style
that implement the work of the Product Development team.  These designers
must know what the latest design trends are, and how to leverage them within
our brand.  The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the
principles and best practices of human interface design, but will also have the
judgment and courage to go against convention when appropriate.   Our
UI Designers work closely with the User Experience designers and Engineering
teams to ensure the designs they create are both practical and consistent
through all phases of development.
Responsibilities
·       Advocate for
simple and sleek graphic design.
·       Advocate for
design conventions.
·       Leverage and
improve an existing library of reusable UI elements to create full-page
designs.
·       Work on
multiple projects simultaneously, requiring attention to detail and working
within constrained timelines.
·       Meet with UX
Designers and the Engineering team to ensure that your designs are feasible and
their implementations are accurate.
·       Know when to
defend design choices.
·       Ability to find
and reference other solutions you’ve seen before.
·       Monitor all
areas of the Buddy Media Platform design to identify areas of success and those
needing improvement.
Qualifications
·       A portfolio
demonstrating a deeply grounded background in modern interface design.
·       Experience
delivering UI artifacts, including: style and color guides; UI element library;
organized, multi-layer PSDs of full-page designs.
·       Experience
working with business stakeholders and engineers.
·       Experience
working with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
·       A working
knowledge of Semantic xHTML and limitations of CSS
 
The User
Interface Designer is a member of the Product Development team, and reports to
the Director of Product Development.
 
Buddy
Media Inc. offers compensation
and a comprehensive benefits package including: health insurance, retirement
plans, paid time off and participation in the company equity plan. All benefits
listed are subject to change. Buddy Media Inc. is an equal opportunity
employer.
 
About Our
Company – 
Buddy
Media 
The Buddy Media Platform is the Facebook
management system of choice for the world’s largest brands and agencies
including Procter & Gamble, Anheuser Busch, Starwood, Delta, Southwest
Airlines, Samsung, L’Oreal, the National Hockey League and others.  
Become a Buddy too!  Be part of the
next Annual Kickball Game, Ping Pong tournament, Karaoke craziness, and the
Buddy Media Amazing Race! Eat in our Buddy Lounge and workout in our private
gym! Join our 100+ employees, and become part of the growing and successful
Buddy Media Movement.
Based in New York, Buddy Media was one of
the first companies selected by Facebook as a preferred develop partner.
 The company is backed by Institutional Venture Partners,
Softbank Capital, and WPP, the world’s largest communications services group.?

To apply: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA7/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=BUDDYMEDIA&cws=1

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