Lookout Mobile Security: Director of UX

Posted by | January 21, 2012 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: San Francisco, CA.

URL: www.mylookout.com

Lookout creates software that protects the mobile experiences of more than 15 million users around the world. PCWorld recently called us an “easy-to-use app is a must-have for every Android phone owner”. We’re backed by top VC firms including Khosla, Accel and Index Ventures and have active users in nearly 200 countries. We are passionate about delighting our users in every aspect of our service, and are quickly growing a team of product visionaries who aim to help transform the world of mobile technology.   
 
We are looking for a talented User Experience designer who is passionate about crafting simple and extraordinary user experiences for mobile consumers everywhere.  As a member of our multi-disciplinary team, you will be involved in every aspect of our product’s conception, research, design, and development process. You must be willing to fully utilize and expand your range of visual design, interaction design, and product design skills across mobile and web.  You will be working in close collaboration with product managers, developers, data analysts, and the rest of our tight-knit company to dream up and deliver the very best product to our users. 
 
Along with your résumé, please include a portfolio link or other samples of your work.
 
What you’ll do:
  • Nurture and establish best practices for the team on process and design standards
  • Mentor and lead more junior designers
  • Acts as the scrum design owner, collaborating with both team members and customers in the design process.
  • Initiate and implement great user experiences by owning your vision from concept to launch. Closely partner with engineers and other teams to support and oversee the process of shipping a design.  
  • Shape high-level product decisions by transforming broad ideas into useful mocks and meaningful visualizations.
  • Create beautiful and elegant visual design with attention to pixel-perfect detail across a range of devices and displays.
  • Design extremely simple and approachable flows that are extensible to diverse use-cases.  
  • Promote creative ideas and inform design within the company by clearly articulating design thinking in your speaking, writing, and work.  
What we’re looking for: 
  • A strong passion for learning and a desire to help others.
  • Ability to listen effectively, to offer and accept feedback openly and work as part of a highly collaborative team.
  • High quality portfolio featuring interaction and visual design in consumer web and mobile.
  • Expert ability in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator) or other design weapon-of-choice.
  • Ability to quickly deliver strong design during rapid iterative processes.
  • Deep understanding of design fundamentals and principles.
  • Some knowledge of front-end programming and mobile platforms.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Bonus: 
  • Illustration and icon design
  • Previous mobile startup experience
  • User research and usability testing

To apply: Click <a href="https://hire.jobvite.com/j/?aj=oW3SVfww&s=37signals">here</a&gt; to apply.

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