Sporcle, Inc.: User Interface/User Experience

Posted by | February 3, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: Seattle, WA

URL: http://www.sporcle.com/

Designer – User Interface/User Experience at Sporcle, Inc. in Seattle, WA 
Sporcle is looking for an experienced User Interface/User Experience designer with an eye for detail, and a passion for the digital space to join our growing team with the development of Sporcle. As a fast-moving startup, we are looking to bring on talented, energetic individuals with a passion for developing fun and innovative applications that are played by millions.
  • Work closely with product managers to create user-centered designs for complex online products by considering market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings
  • Partner with engineers to collaborate and iterate in fast-paced design-build cycles
  • Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups and prototypes
  • Passion for making user interfaces that look and work great.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to explain your design decisions
  • Know how to establish, work with, and grow brand guidelines
  • Positively accept constructive feedback
  • Contribute to the design of useful, usable, and desirable user interfaces in a team environment
  • Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications and design patterns
  • A portfolio of design examples
Required Skills:
  • Bachelors Degree OR comparable experience in Human Computer Interaction, Product Design, Graphic Design, or related field
  • Strong technical background or the ability to quickly understand and articulate interactions in a complex technical environment
  • Thorough understanding of user experience design for rich Internet experiences and social applications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively throughout
  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams and successfully launch new products
We strive to maintain a casual and fun work environment (dogs are welcome too), but were serious about meeting our deadlines to produce the best experience for our users and contributors. Previous experience in a startup environment helps, but certainly isnt required. Being part of a small company means that theres no help desk, no formal review committees or rigid structure. We have plans and goals, but also embrace change and a little bit of chaos. Already a Sporcle user? Wed love to know more about your experiences with the site. Include your Sporcle handle and tell us about your favorite games. PLEASE No recruiters and no design firms just looking for a contract.
About Sporcle: Sporcle is a social gaming company that offers short trivia and educational games through the Sporcle.com web site and a mobile app for the iPhone and iPod touch. Sporcle was founded in 2007, has been profitable since its inception, and has never raised venture funding. Sporcle is based in Seattle and San Francisco.

To apply: Apply Here: http://www.applytracking.com/track.aspx/7kYh

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