Principal Designer Acquia
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Acquia is seeking a Principal Designer to guide the interaction design and visual direction of all of the company's products and services. We are looking for a tastemaker; someone with an unrelenting belief in the power of design to transform businesses, and with the passion and commitment to help Acquia become recognized for elegant and powerful product experiences.
You?ll be joining a talented team of engineers, visual and interaction designers, and UX researchers creating breakthrough products for people developing rich digital experiences with Drupal. Our customers are a savvy, demanding group; you and this team are responsible for delivering best-of-breed applications in a fast-paced, agile, startup-like environment.
In this leadership role, you?ll be responsible for being a leading voice for design across Acquia and for mentoring and coaching a talented team of interaction and visual designers.
Serve as a resident design expert; evangelize good design practices and values across the company, while teaching others in the organization about best practices.
Design the UI for multiple product lines and establish UI standards & interaction design patterns for Acquia?s products.
Lead the design and discovery of the next generation of features for Acquia?s product lines. Collaborate with stakeholders to develop disruptive and transformational ideas, design minimally viable solutions, and lead an iterative process to bring these experiences to life.
Provide thought leadership and create partnerships with the heads of UX and technological innovation inside Acquia, within the Drupal Community, and in the enterprises who use and contribute to Drupal
Possess excellent hands-on design skills. Lead rapid iterative prototyping efforts with varying fidelity/presentation tools (e.g., sketches, storyboards, wireframes, clickable prototypes, compositions, and assets)
8+ years experience in a design leadership role
Strong portfolio of compelling web application experiences
Ability to thrive while working in a fast-paced, agile environment
Experience with iterative design and development processes, including significant prototyping experience
Ability to partner effectively with Product Management and Engineering stakeholders
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
We are a new software company that will provide value-added software products and services for the Drupal social publishing system
Shipping Product Investors: NEA
, North Bridge Venture Partners
, O'Reilly Alphatech Ventures
, Sigma Partners All Jobs: at Acquia
|Headquarters:||150 Presidential Way|
Woburn, MA 01801
|Company Profile:||With over two million downloads since inception, Drupal is used by web developers worldwide to build compelling websites. Diverse organizations use Drupal as their core social publishing system, including media companies, non-profit organizations, publishers, and many others.
Acquia plans to accelerate and extend market adoption of Drupal by advancing the core technology and offering value-added software products and network services that dramatically speed deployment and reduce risk.
Our founders are Dries Buytaert, the original creator and project lead of the Drupal open source web content management system, and Jay Batson, previously founder and CEO of Pingtel.|
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