Flipboard, Inc.: Designer

Posted by | October 15, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Palo Alto, CA

URL: http://www.flipboard.com

DESIGNER at FLIPBOARD
Flipboard, the world’s first social magazine, is hiring!
Headed by Mike McCue,
former CEO of Tellme, and Evan Doll, former senior iPhone engineer at Apple,
Flipboard is on a quest to transform how people discover and
share content by combining the beauty and ease of print with the power of
social media.
Flipboard
has an immediate opening for a
designer to envision and design the future of
 reading content online. Put your
design chops to use across platforms (web and mobile)
with particular focus on front end design and web development. Create
original designs from scratch in a collaborate environment.  Your
experience counts.  Talent will
count more.
We’re
looking for:
o   Passion
for designing products with beautiful and engaging interactive experiences.
o   Strong
portfolio with examples of designs you’ve created from beginning to end
o   Strong
creative problem solving abilities
o   Strong
project management and communication skills
o   Ability
to collaborate on projects, take creative direction, and carry projects on your
own from beginning to end
o   Strong
sense of typography and color 
o   Rock
star creative skills InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
o   Tech
skills in Javascript, HTML and CSS
 
o   Bonus
Points for print and editorial design experience
 

In 2010, Flipboard raised $10.5MM from legendary investors
KPCB and Index Ventures, as well as media innovators including Jack Dorsey
co-founder of Twitter, Dustin Moskovitz co-founder of Facebook, Ashton Kutcher,
and The Chernin Group.

Why join Flipboard?
·   Team-up with cutting-edge thought leaders from Apple, Netflix,
Adobe, Ellerdale, Aardvark, Ning, Tellme, and Microsoft, in launching the
world’s first social magazine across multiple platforms.
 
·   CEO, Mike McCue, has formidable success building powerful teams
that deliver high-level valuation companies, including $800MM acquisition of
Tellme by Microsoft.
 
·   Exciting and collaborative team, working in a converted art studio
in the heart of downtown Palo Alto.
 
·   Compensation including base, equity, plus generous, comprehensive
benefits.
 
See Flipboard in action at www.flipboard.com.
Please apply by sending your resume
with portfolio links, to jobs@flipboard.com and note
“Designer” in the subject line of your submission.
 

To apply: Send resumes to jobs@flipboard.com and note "Designer" in the subject line of your submission.

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