Senior Product Designer Blurb
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Blurb is a self-publishing and marketing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. Blurb?s platform makes it easy to design, publish, promote, and sell professional-quality printed books and ebooks.
Blurb offers a full suite of free bookmaking tools, online book promotion tools, and an online bookstore where authors can sell their books and keep 100% of their profit. Blurb is known for high-quality, creative range, and beautiful books.
Blurb was founded by Eileen Gittins in 2005, and includes a team of design, Internet and media veterans who share a passion for helping people bring their stories to life. Blurb has served more than one million customers and in 2011, Blurb shipped 1.8 million books to more than 69 countries and territories. In 2010, Blurb was ranked the fastest growing media company on the Inc. 500.
Blurb is based in San Francisco with offices in London and our website is available in seven languages. We have fun, work hard, and love helping people discover the thrill of being published.
If you?re interested in rolling up your sleeves and joining the team, keep reading.
Hold the big picture of where the user experience is headed while creating the interaction and information design
Create wireframes and mocks to guide engineering, marketing, customer service and content creation through the implementation of software projects
Participate in design reviews and provide input throughout the creative process for the work of your teammates
Create and conduct UX research on developing projects: including but not limited to: physical and digital book creation, content discoverability, delight in both web and mobile application usage.
Iterate and improve designs from release to release
You have created, tested, built, released (and iterated) a commercial or Enterprise mobile or web application
You are comfortable with a cross functional, collaborative, lean user experience approach
You care more about getting the right product out than creating beautiful deliverables
You are comfortable speaking about the user experience with technical and non technical colleagues
You want to create great products and stretch the medium
You are comfortable with HTML5 and can prototype in other UX tools
You know great products are a team effort and require iteration. Designers aren?t the solutions heroes.
Applicants should submit examples of prior work, preferably by pointing us to available applications or URLs that we can review.
Blurb is a small, high-growth company, which means tremendous challenges and opportunities. We are looking for smart people who learn fast, solve problems, and get the job done. Our products and services are focused on the user experience, so you'll need to be user-focused as well. We have a world-class team drawn from companies such as Apple, Adobe, Intuit, Corbis, Current TV, eBay, Kodak, Macys.com, Method, Microsoft, Sun, CNET, Yahoo!, Lonely Planet and Sony.
We?re in the financial district, and there are plenty of great eating spots close by!
Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (PPO or HMO options)
401(k) retirement plan
Employer-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability
Flexible Spending Account (both medical and dependent care)
10 paid holidays
15 days paid time off per year (with tenure-based increases after two years)
Free lunch on Wednesdays
||580 California Street |
San Francisco, CA 94104
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