FlipKey: User Experience/ Web Designer

Posted by | November 2, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Boston, MA

URL: http://www.flipkey.com

At FlipKey, our mission is to help travelers find their perfect vacation rental anywhere in the world, and to date we’re already listing more than 100,000 vacation homes with the world’s largest collection of verified guest reviews. As the lead designer, you’ll be spearheading our design efforts for all new product features, landing pages and overall user experience across the FlipKey site. You’ll be working side-by-side with the entire product development team to implement the features you design.
Primary responsibilities:
  • Design the interaction, layout and visual style of FlipKey’s traveler and property manager experience
  • Translate rough business ideas into visual solutions (from sketches to wireframes to mockups)
  • Present design concepts, usability findings and solutions to various stake holders
  • Manage and participate in usability testing efforts
  • Build and maintain a FlipKey design pattern guide
Core Competencies:
  • Experience with web design and user interface design
  • Ability to translate complex applications into simple, beautiful user-experiences
  • Experience conducting or participating in user interviews or usability testing
  • A “Pixel Perfect” attention to detail
  • Strong front-end knowledge and skills (HTML/CSS)
  • Experience with building and maintaining a pattern library
  • A near-mastery of Adobe Creative Skills
  • Passion for designing products with engaging beautiful interactive experience
  • A terrific portfolio
  • Experience with web-based SaaS applications a plus
  • Bachelors degree in a design-related discipline is preferred
FlipKey is a leading vacation rental service featuring the world’s largest collection of verified vacation rental guest reviews. FlipKey currently features more than 100,000 vacation homes offering vacationers the unique advantages of more personal space, superior amenities and ideal locations throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Canada, Mexico and Europe. FlipKey is majority owned by TripAdvisor, LLC and exclusively powers the vacation rental experience on TripAdvisor.com.
FlipKey offers competitive salaries and benefits, including attractive health/dental, vacation, and stock option plans.

To apply: Email us at jobs@flipkey.com using the job title as your subject line. Please be sure to include a resume, cover letter and link to your online portfolio when applying.

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