User Experience Designer Goodreads
Goodreads is looking for a talented, innovative user experience designer with a deep understanding of the Web to help us craft products that will be used by millions of readers. You should be able to transform complex concepts into interfaces that are approachable, easy to use and visually polished. You'll be responsible for every aspect of the design process, from conceptual development to wireframes and front-end designs. You'll work along side small teams of highly talented developers, iterate quickly, and collaborate with other product and design staff to assess new initiatives.
Coding skills are not a requirement, but for the purposes of assessing cost and communicating with engineers, it will help to have a basic understanding of the practice of front-end development. Creativity and strong communication and collaboration skills are very important. A passion for reading and an entrepreneurial spirit are a big plus. This is an on-site position.
Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes and front-end designs
Present your designs to the team and facilitate feedbackPropose and assess improvements to the user experience
Visualize design problems and information in ways that are easy for other team members to comprehend
Evangelize for usability, design and innovation within the organization
Stay current on emerging technologies and identify opportunities to incorporate best current thinking into product designs
Demonstrated experience in user experience design
Excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills
A clear understanding of the design process
A passion for design and new ideas
BA or advanced design degree
Working for Goodreads:
Our mission is to help people find and share books they love.
We are located in downtown San Francisco (Near Market and 1st Streets and near BART)
We are currently about 35 employees strong
We are proud of our supportive and collaborative work culture
We strongly encourage continual learning and professional development.
To Apply Please Send:
A link to your portfolio
A cover letter that describes why your qualifications are well suited to this job
A link to your Goodreads profile
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|Company Profile:||Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations. Founded in 2007, Goodreads is where readers find and share books they love. The site has 16 million members who have added more than 530 million books to their shelves and written more than 23 million reviews. Loved by avid and casual readers alike, Goodreads members can discover new books by seeing what their friends are reading or by using the Goodreads Book Recommendation Engine; share ratings and recommendations; track what they have read, and list what they want to read. Goodreads is also a place where more than 68,000 authors connect with readers. Goodreads is a subsidiary of (AMZN) Amazon.com, Inc.
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