Senior User Experience Designer (Tripit) TripIt
TripIt, a Webby award-winning travel service from Concur, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNQR), helps people organize and share their travel plans no matter where they book. Travelers simply forward their travel confirmation emails from over 3,000 sites, and TripIt automatically creates a master itinerary that combines all their travel plans in one spot. With TripIt, it?s easy to share and collaborate on trips with friends and colleagues. TripIt is also an open itinerary platform with an API that works with a growing ecosystem of over a thousand partners including Google, LinkedIn, American Express, Hotwire, Avis, BCD Travel, and Microsoft to name a few. TripIt Pro is a premium service for frequent travelers that monitors travel itineraries providing mobile alerts, alternate flight options, frequent traveler program tracking, flight refund tracking and notification, and automated trip sharing. Learn more at www.tripit.com.
The TripIt team has built a service unlike any that have come before it in the online travel space. Now it's time to take it to the next level, and to do that we need you. You are the type of designer that is driven by the challenge of solving unique UI/UX problems in a compressed timeframe while balancing the needs of the business and the constraints of the medium. You will report directly to the Principal Designer and will work alongside TripIt's product managers and engineers. You will be responsible for providing design leadership for all components of the TripIt service - from web pages, to emails, to mobile screens, and printed itineraries.
Leading design throughout the entire product lifecycle, from initial explorations through final design deliverables, user interface elements, and prototypes.
Producing prototypes that employ jQuery, HTML and CSS.
Translating usability and field research findings into design improvements.
Communicating design strategy and rationale to key stakeholders.
Collaborating with engineers to deliver polished final product.
Contributing to a culture of innovation and teamwork.
Pushing the boundaries of what?s possible to create better experiences for people using TripIt.
Education, Experience & Training required:
Strong visual and UX design skills: attention to detail down to the pixel.
The ability to work fast.
Strong communication skill and proven ability to work with cross-functional teams.
Bachelor?s or Master?s degree in Graphic Design, Digital Media Design, HCI or related field, or equivalent experience.
At least five years experience as a key member of a UI/UX team through the product development cycle of several successfully launched web, mobile and/or software applications (as opposed to layout and decorative design).
More about the TripIt Business Unit:
TripIt's web and mobile service is praised by travelers and industry notables, including TechCrunch, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and by thousands of bloggers worldwide. We?ve been called ?absolutely awesome?, ?addictive? and ?a seriously powerful travel tool.? Just search Google or Twitter for TripIt and see for yourself. We?re located in spacious new offices in the sunny Mission District in San Francisco, close to BART and several MUNI lines. Our refrigerator is stocked with drinks and we?ve got a great courtyard for BBQs too. We?re a hard-working team of 45 people and growing. We value creativity, collaborative thinking, new ideas and open communication.
Displays passion for & responsibility to the customer
Hires, develops & rewards great people
Displays leadership through innovation in everything you do
Displays a passion for what you do and a drive to improve
Displays a relentless commitment to win
Displays personal & corporate integrity
Concur is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applies this policy to all applicants and employees. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team. (M/F/D/V)
Concur is a dynamic, growing and fast-paced organization. As such, successful employees are able to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities often times under tight deadlines. This typically requires working a 40+ hour work week to accomplish performance objectives. With that, Concur offers flexibility as to the specific working hours that may be required or available depending on your role.
Concur is a SaaS company. Employees must be technically savvy with the ability to use the computer/keyboard and telephone to conduct business. The ability to creatively problem solve to our core value of ?Leadership through innovation in everything we do?. Many positions within Concur are customer facing so written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills are required for a majority of opportunities with Concur.
Confidentiality and our core value ?Personal and corporate integrity? are critical components being that Concur is a publicly traded company and working towards building a great, enduring company.
Concur participates in E-Verify to confirm work authorization.
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