Lead Product Designer Lithium Technologies
Do you love tackling large problems and breaking them down into simple solutions? Are you passionate about creating easy-to-use, dynamic and engaging experiences? Does mobile, social, big data and high volume SaaS excite you?
Wonderful ? Lets talk!
Join Lithiums User Experience Design (UXD) team as the Lead Product Designer where you will collaborate with designers, product management and engineering to envision, define and design the future of Lithium Social Web (desktop and mobile). By focusing on the user first you will help revolutionize how brands connect with their users. We are very focused on design and usability, so this position is a very visible part of the team and the company as a whole. We are making big things happen - are up to the task?
Take ownership over the entire user experience of a product line at Lithium e.g. UI design, testing, helping product management with requirements and working with engineering to get the designs implemented
Apply user-centered design practices to create simple-to-use and engaging product experiences
Build strong relationships with stakeholders throughout the organization
Partner with product management to define the problems/solutions, requirements and prioritization
Work collaboratively with engineering through pixel perfect implementation
Have broad impact on the entire design team, helping to define process, principles, vision and mission in addition to day-to-day mentoring
Thoughtfully rationalize your design decisions taking into account technical limitations and business priorities
Participate in conceptual design of next- and next-next-generation versions of the products
Serve as a UX evangelist with PM, ENG, Marketing, Sales, and the go-to-market organizations to help them understand the vision, roadmap and best practices
Travel 5-10% to customers and prospects
To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone with:
Self-motivated and solid conceptual design skills, a broad, functionally creative view of the world
Excellent listening, oral, and written communication skills; strong interpersonal and persuasion skills
Demonstrate a working knowledge of interaction principles, patterns, and trends
Expert in UI Design, Information Architecture, Human-Computer Interaction and Conceptual Design
Expert in Adobe Creative suite and other prototyping tools
Experience with Mobile UI and responsive design a big plus
3+ years of experience in Software Design
Bachelor?s degree or equivalent experience (Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial Design or similar degrees preferred)
Why join our team
Located in Austin TX in the beautiful Hill Country, Lithium is one of the fastest growing startups in the area and we have one of the best benefits packages around. We have lunch brought in several days a week, a gym with trainers and fitness classes for all employees to use as well as Ping-Pong tables, Xbox consoles, and other games. We're looking for fast-thinking, innovative, passionate team players that enjoy brainstorming new ideas, working with the best and brightest in the social media software industry and who want to take their career to the next level.
Lithium Technologies helps leading companies use social media to engage customers and drive business results. We create vibrant social communities across websites, Facebook, and the broader social web that increase sales, reduce service costs, and accelerate innovation. This is a great opportunity to join one of the hottest companies in B2B social media. We have strong traction with the world?s leading brands, are experiencing rapid growth, and are recognized as a leader by top analyst firms, including Gartner and Forrester. The world's most innovative companies use Lithium to engage their customers in breathtaking new ways (literally, breathtaking). They're increasing revenue, reducing expenses, and strengthening their brands. And most importantly, they're building a lasting competitive asset?a brand nation?with their customers.
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