User Experience and Lead Designer VerbalizeIt
VerbalizeIt, a TechStars alumnus, provides instant access to a global community of human translators, accessed over the phone, through Skype and via the web. We are disrupting the translation landscape by providing very high quality, human based translations, delivered at a fraction of the cost of traditional call center solutions. In doing so, we create meaningful job opportunities for multilingual individuals across the globe who translate from the comfort of their homes for our customers in need. Our mission is to fundamentally improve the way in which people communicate across languages by delivering high quality translation solutions to meet the growing needs of international businesses, consumers and leisure travelers worldwide.
Today, the VerbalizeIt live phone translation and asynchronous translation services are accessed by businesses and individuals through Skype, phone and web to navigate language barriers. Our vision is to transform VerbalizeIt into a platform that seamlessly integrates into and powers every translation application in the world. You will be responsible for leading all front-end design efforts to achieve this vision.
The User Experience Lead is responsible for creating a rich experience and brand identity across the array of mediums VerbalizeIt currently supports. You will lead the charge in building the visual representation of the VerbalizeIt brand. Communicating your vision of the product design and interaction through design comps and conversations with the rest of the team. You will be a key and authoritative voice of the product development team.
In addition to preparing designs for discussion, you will also implement these designs. Using HTML/CSS on the web & mobile devices and Photoshop/Illustrator for print.
VerbalizeIt will depend on you to provide expertise in developing products that optimize for specific conversions. A demonstrated ability of iterative product development is a must.
This is an opportunity to be a very early employee in an aggressively growing and successful company.
Strong history in creating stunning visual experiences
Strong history of creating seamless UX
Ability to design for conversions
Communication of a medium and long term vision of product design
Building wireframes based on conversational or written specs
Creating designs and mockups in Photoshop / Illustrator / Fireworks or similar
Ability to produce clean and symantic HTML/CSS
ruby and rails
email marketing success
git or github
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio examples via email to Bryce McDonnell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|Employment Type:||Full Time|