Inveni: Sr. Interactive Designer

Posted by | January 14, 2012 | Web Professional Jobs Blog


Location: Minneapolis, MN


About Us:
Inveni needs your help to change the way the world decides what to
watch on TV.
As you sit there reading this, technology is evolving.  The web, smart phones and tablets have had
great success.  Now is the time to add a
new mega channel to the mix, the Interactive TV.  With Google TV’s announcement that the
majority of new TV’s sold will have their operating system built in and the
rumors that Apple TV 2.0 will be released in the summer of 2012, the TV as we
know it is about to change forever.  We
want you to help us disrupt the $500 billion TV industry.
With change comes opportunity: The Interactive TV unlocks the
ability for companies like Inveni to solve problems that have plagued the TV
watching experience for years. We now have more things to watch than ever, but
good luck finding them with a guide that has barely changed since the dawn of
broadcast television. It currently takes users an average of 8-10 minutes to
decide what to watch. That is unacceptable!
Inveni has been working in stealth mode for 2 years building a
platform to take advantage of this ENORMOUS opportunity to become one of the
next tech giants.  We are now able to
pull together live TV and all the big
streaming sources, sort those options according to your preferences, browse
them on your TV or your mobile device, and play your choice with one click. R.I.P.
TV guide. 
The world is ready for the next generation TV experience and we
are perfectly positioned to deliver it. Inveni will combine personalization and
social features with award winning User Experience to build products that solve
everyday problems in a fast, fun and effective way.
If you have ever wanted to be on the ground floor of one of the
hottest technology startups, now is your opportunity.                  
We are perfectly positioned in a
rapidly evolving market, and we need your brains to help us revolutionize the user’s
experience. We are looking for a user interface expert to help our team design award
winning apps of the future.  Your job
will be to create pixel perfect visual designs which bring life to our products.
To thrive in this position you need to have a passion for designing both visually
stunning and functional user interfaces.
Developing interactive designs for the next
generation of movie and TV guides.
Create clean, elegant, and clutter-free
designs with intuitive navigation on a variety of devices
Develop multiple stylistic approaches to a
problem, accept critique, and iterate on designs
Understand Web User Interface and Information
Architecture conventions and how they should be incorporated into the product to
deliver the best user experience
Build interactive design solutions, including
creating rapid prototypes and mockups as needed for user testing and product
Create design solutions across a wide range of
technologies including:  tablets (iPad,
Android Tablet), smart phones (iPhone, Android phones), Interactive TV’s
(Google TV, Apple’s future iTV/Apple TV 2.0, etc), web (websites, browser
plugins, desktop software), social (Facebook apps, Facebook API, Twitter, etc)
and many more.
Utilize an exceptional understanding of color,
optimizing images, user controls, the capabilities of multiple platforms, and
the constraints involved in designing for each.
Create and maintain design standards across a
wide variety of different technology platforms.
Assist in reevaluating and defining the
product’s branding, name, logo, positioning statements, manifesto, personality,
voice, tagline and other marketing material.
Understand the concepts of branding and be
able to sustain the brand and a consistent look-and-feel across all
Help build or outsource a wide variety of
materials:  info graphics, white paper /
power point templates, business cards, blog templates, informational videos,
5+ years of design experience
Portfolio of successful mobile, tablet, and
web applications
Expert in designing simple and intuitive user
Ability to create examples through wire frames
and mock ups
Expert in Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
Experience with branding and logos
Experience programming in html, css and
Experience with iOS and Android OS
Experience with TV apps
Experience in a fast-paced, start-up
Competitive salary and equity
Full health & dental coverage
4 weeks paid vacation
Fun work environment:  Frisbee golf, movie outings, go carts, paint
ball, Twins games, etc.
Endless supply of caffeine or other beverages
Casual dress code
Flexible hours
13911 Ridgedale Drive
Suite 243

To apply:
Please submit your resume and portfolio to:

Aaron Weber, Founder



Cell: (952) 846-8145

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