Stitcher Inc.: Lead User Experience Designer

Posted by | December 4, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: http://www.stitcher.com

Corporate
Background:
  
Stitcher, Inc. is poised for explosive growth in the era of smart
phones and mobility.  We are a
venture-backed startup, founded in 2007, backed by top-tier investors,
including Benchmark Capital.
Stitcher, Inc. has attracted a top-notch team of Penn, Berkeley
and MIT grads whose background and extensive experience at high-growth startups
and major media companies has laid a firm foundation for our continued success.
The Stitcher mobile app provides a Pandora-like service focused on
news, information, sports, and talk radio. Stitcher, Inc. is the leading
personalized talk radio service for mobile devices.  Our application has been featured by Apple,
RIM (BlackBerry) and Palm and also won the Webby Award for best mobile app in
our category.
Job Description:
We are looking for a self-starter with a passion for making products
easy, fun, and beautiful. Responsibilities include the entire design lifecycle,
from brainstorming and paper napkin mockups to pixel-perfect designs.
Responsibilities:
·        
Generate crisp, innovative, and elegant design solutions for
complex online products
·        
Lead rapid iterations and testing on a variety of ideas using
wireframes and sketches to fully designed comps
·        
Partner with user research to understand
the goals of multiple user types and create designs that uphold their needs
·        
Work closely with product managers to
ensure designs clearly support business objectives
·        
Know how to establish, work with, and
grow brand guidelines
·        
Stay ahead of the curve in
technological advances and UI practices and trends
·        
Supply art assets to various
departments as needed
 
Requirements:
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5+ years of professional design experience
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Ability to quickly understand and articulate interactions in a
complex technical environment, specifically in regards to new technologies
·        
Expert skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, or equivalent. Working
knowledge of HTML and CSS
·        
Solid team communication skills
·        
Experience with user testing and focus groups
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Expert eye for detail and consistency; no detail is too small
·        
Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously against tight
deadlines
·        
Masters degree or comparable experience in Human Computer Interaction,
Product Design  or related field
preferred
·        
Mobile design experience preferred
Our Benefits:
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Flexible working hours
·        
Competitive compensation and equity
·        
Fun collaborative work environment
·        
Stocked kitchen paid for by Stitcher,
Inc.
·        
Health insurance including
medical,  dental and vision
·        
Stitcher will help with relocation
expenses
 
Stitcher, Inc. is proud to be an equal
opportunity employer but you must be legally authorized to work for any
employer in the United States. If you have an interest in being part of a fun
and exciting team of over achievers please send an e-mail with your resume and
cover letter to jobs@stitcher.com.

To apply: Send a resume to jobs@stitcher.com

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