Senior Designer Bloomfire
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED The senior designer is responsible for successfully planning and design on rich web applications working with our existing designers.-
The Bloomfire team is talented, energetic and collaborative. The office environment is fun and challenging.- The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker able to understand business goals and product requirements, and translate those ideas into creative, innovative, and functional design concepts.
You must be able to explain design, reasoning and functionality to all internal teams. You will be designing wireframes, prototypes and functional specs as well as the face of the product.-
Take a user-centered approach in conceptualizing and crafting solutions that
meet both user needs and product strategy.
Work with Product Owner to rapidly prototype and iterate on product specification.
Plan and conduct usability evaluations such as heuristic evaluations, contextual inquires, and usability testing.
Communication rationale behind industry standard design decisions to all constituents.
Design wireframes, prototypes and functional specs as well as the production quality visual design.
Collaborate with our team and communicate effectively with stakeholders on the Product, Marketing, and Development.
Review final implementation with Front-end Developers to insure design standards are followed.
Practice user-centered design principles
Develop user personas, use cases, and stories to drive design efforts
Create wireframes based upon personas and stories
Design final concepts based on wireframes deliver prior to start of dev iteration
Collaborate with and support development team to accomplish goals
Ensure agreed-upon tasks are delivered in each iteration
Conduct manual testing prior to every deployment to ensure bug free implementation and desired behavior has been executed
Be a thought leader in web design community through blogging, posting work, commenting on others, and speaking at conferences
Concept and design collateral material necessary for sales and marketing (website, brochures, sales aids, etc)
A solid portfolio
Mastery of UX principles
A+ visual design chops
Passion for learning and teaching
Excellent communication and writing skills
Mastery of the following tools/languages
Photoshop (or Fireworks)
Ability to work smart in a fast-paced, ever-changing and high-growth environment.
BS in Engineering or Design (preferred not required)
Bloomfire offers a competitive compensation plan ? we pay talented people well. Benefits include a premium health plan (including dental) and three weeks vacation to start. Un-tucked shirts welcome. Remote work location considered for the right candidate.
||Austin, TX |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Bloomfire is based in Austin, TX, where an amazing team of talented, charming, and helpful people work around the clock to make it great. Together, we create the workplace that we always wanted (socks optional).
5 - 20M RaisedInvestors: Austin Ventures
, Redpoint Ventures
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|Headquarters:||1717 W. 6th Street|
Austin, TX 78703
|Company Profile:||Ignite Results. Together.
Bloomfire's easy-to-use enterprise knowledge and collaboration software enables people to efficiently share and leverage group expertise.
With rich analytics and strong content creation and curation tools, we connect people with experts, facilitate social interaction, and amplify knowledge and power teamwork at new levels.
According to IDC, employees spend an average of nine hours per week searching for information. Gartner says that traditional knowledge management misses the point that knowledge resides with people and is difficult to access without collaboration and context.
Our mission is to simplify knowledge management by unleashing the knowledge that is currently locked away in people's heads, personal email accounts, and file repositories. Bloomfire solves the following mission-critical business problems:
Sales and Marketing Enablement
Customer Service and Support
Onboarding and Training
Bloomfire's customers are business professionals who work in training, IT, marketing and sales in medium to large-size organizations. There are more than 250,000 Bloomfire users worldwide. Try Bloomfire for free today.
Founded in 2010, the company is headquartered in the silicon hills of Austin, Texas. Bloomfire has received 20 million in Series A funding from Austin Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Silver Creek Ventures. Meet the leadership team at http://bloomfire.com/leadership-team.
Start getting work done today with http://www.bloomfire.com.
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