GrubHub: Interaction Designer

Posted by | November 9, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: Chicago, IL

URL: www.grubhub.com

Interaction Designer
Must be genuinely awesome.
About User Experience at GrubHub
Since the beginning of time, people
have been intent on eating good food. The GrubHub User Experience team is
focused on ensuring people have a great experience not only when they eat, but also when they’re
thinking about what to eat and ordering it. We work closely with our
marketing, engineering, and other internal teams to surprise and delight our
users. 
 
General Purpose:
GrubHub’s Interaction Designers will design and implement
the next generation of GrubHub products. You’ll work alongside designers,
researchers, engineers, marketers, and others throughout all stages of the
product development lifecycle. You should be a design thinker with technical
expertise, and have an eye for detail. Your work will impact thousands of
hungry GrubHub diners every single day.
 
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:
Define
the user model and design user interfaces for internal and external GrubHub
products
Develop
high level and detailed prototypes and wireframes to communicate your ideas and
test with users
Provide
feedback about the usability of our existing products and communicate ways in
which issues can be resolved
Write
production-ready HTML, CSS, and some Javascript code for our web-based products
Document
interaction design methods, so the process gets easier as time goes on
Work with the
Marketing team to understand current pain points and product needs
Work with
other designers and researchers to ensure usable designs
 
Key
Competencies
  • UI Design Prototyping
  • Expert HTML and CSS skills
  • Expert knowledge of Javascript (and jQuery in
    particular) for rapid prototyping and production code
  • You should have working knowledge of:
  • Traditional usability testing methods, Discount
    usability testing methods, Remote usability testing methods, Usability
    benchmarking, Field Studies and Contextual Inquiry, Multivariate Testing,
    User Observation and Interviews, Human Factors/ Ergonomics, Survey
    Design, Persona Development, Task Analysis, Mental Models, General
    Interface Design Principles
Strong, clear visual design skills and the
ability to work well with our creative teamMad communication skillz – verbal, written, and
presentationAbility to work directly with Designers,
Marketers, Engineers, and the rest of our teamAdaptability – Our focus can sometimes change
quickly

To apply: If you are smart, qualified and hungry for success you can apply by "wowing" us at software.careers@grubhub.com

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