User Experience Designer INRIX
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED INRIX is seeking a few talented and passionate User Experience Designers to take on critical concept creation, interaction design, and graphic design ownership for its consumer products. The primary focus is smart phones and tablets, but opportunities will exist to create first-class user experiences on many form factors and devices.
This role is a unique opportunity to join a successful, growing b2b company with incredible real-time data and predictive capabilities and lead the design of a wave of inspiring new consumer applications that will bring millions of people greater sanity, improved communication and better productivity every day. Today, commuting by car or public transportation can be slow, aggravating, and well? painful. In this position you?ll have the power to keep millions up to date and in control of their daily schedules and commutes, just for starters. You?ll also have the freedom to propose brand new consumer products and user scenarios in which INRIX provides value to millions of consumers multiple times a day. This is bigger than navigation ? there are whole new product categories to invent.
As a User Experience Designer on a small, elite team, you will work in conjunction with product management, marketing, and engineering leaders to envision the future benefits of real-time motion/location data sources in hundreds of millions of pockets and vehicles. You will also and work side by side with engineering to realize these benefits in working code and test the implementations with real end users. This is a vital position with considerable product impact.
Create a radically improved look and feel and a greater degree of simplicity throughout the application experience.
Transform highly complex concepts into clear, useful, usable and visually appealing UX flows that anticipate user needs.
Perfect mobile-first interaction designs that are visually balanced for a variety of screen sizes and form factors (smart phones, tablets, PCs, web).
Generate end to end graphic designs (look and feel) for key feature areas and application interfaces.
Create concept designs for future products and possibilities (storyboards, interactive demos, videos).
Develop consistent UX principles and UI guidelines spanning devices, applications, and form factors.
Communicate new designs, design rationales, and design principles to the feature teams you work with and across the Consumer Mobile Division.
Validate design work through cognitive walkthroughs, usability tests, and other qualitative techniques.
React to user and market data on a regular basis, aiding in application optimization efforts by building different design alternatives.
Our ideal User Experience Designer will have:
A mind blowing portfolio of past work in the software space (online portfolio link required with application).
A track record of at least one successfully released product/service and the production experience that accompanies it.
Significant design experience with phones and tablet devices.
Experience building concept videos and working prototypes (Flash, Director, etc.) for communicating product design visions internally and running usability tests on possible product directions.
A Passion for user experience, product quality, and attention to details.
Comfort with rapid development cycles and tight schedules.
Experience with design outside of the productivity software space: e.g. hardware design, web or mobile start-ups, games, consumer product packaging, ad creative or other consumer-focused work.
Expert knowledge in user experience principles, graphic design principles, and mobile standards.
Full knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
Passion for grids, typography, and collaborating with others to shape the future.
3+ years? experience in software design.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Graphic or Industrial Design, Computer Science, HCI, Fine Arts, Architecture, Library Sciences or related areas; or equivalent experience.
In return we?ll give you the opportunity to:
Build new and incredibly useful products that your friends, family and millions of others will use and love. Even the best designers can only do so much concept and design work each year ? make it really count!
Work in a deep partnership with engineering as an embedded part of the team so your ideas and designs successfully move from storyboards, Flash, and Photoshop to be fully realized in products and validated in the consumer marketplace.
Work with only the very best and brightest in our field ? we?re moving fast and every person on the team really counts.
Be part of an established business that retains a startup feel. You?ll get a fast paced environment with tight customer feedback loops AND the benefits of company stability and resources.
Join an environment of shared vision where we get things done without the politics.
More reasons you should make the move to INRIX:
INRIX motorboat ? Get your boat license and we?ll pay for the gas. You can walk from your office to the dock in 15 minutes. Take your family and friends skiing or tubing. Yes, it?s big and it?s fast!
Free test cars ? Well not really free... but we have a couple new test cars with the latest traffic technology that you can take home. We pay for the gas.
Great Benefits ? We?re as good, or better than most companies our size.
Free onsite snacks and drinks; Free Friday lunches ? The food comes to you so that you write lots and lots of good code (at least we?re honest).
Bonuses 2x per year and Stock Options ? Because you like to be rewarded and recognized for your hard work.
Open Ended Vacation Policy ? You?re an adult and can manage your own vacation time. Work hard; play hard, and don?t bother counting the days.
Family ? We don?t believe that you should miss your child?s play because you have to attend a meeting. The CEO even sends a handwritten card and gift to your child on their special day. How many CEO?s do that?
Are you ready to join a different kind of company?
INRIX is making a positive impact in the world:
INRIX, Inc. is the fastest growing traffic intelligence platform in the world delivering smart data and analytics to solve transportation issues worldwide. INRIX is leading efforts to leverage Big Data to reduce the economic, environmental and individual toll of gridlock. We?re redefining how drivers travel our roads and governments build our future highways the following ways:
Fueling our traffic intelligence platform with more sources than any other provider including a crowd-sourced network of nearly 100 million drivers ? the largest driving community in the world. The result is a service that updates traffic information to drivers every minute, ensuring they always know the best route, departure and arrival times for any destination.
Leveraging proprietary predictive analytics technology to produce traffic forecasts offering insight into traffic conditions hours, even days in advance.
Uniquely analyzing the impact weather, accidents, concerts, sporting events, school schedules and other unique local variables have on traffic.
Taking accuracy and reliability to new heights. INRIX uses highly advanced statistical analysis to accurately process billions of data points from connected vehicles and devices in real-time to deliver traffic information accurate within 2 mph of actual traffic speeds 24/7/365.
||4055 Lake Washington Boulevard NE |
Kirkland, WA 98033
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED