UX Designer - RetailMeNot RetailMeNot, Inc.
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WhaleShark Media was founded in 2007 and is the world's leading marketplace for coupons and deals. The company's websites connect consumers seeking savings with discounts from more than 100,000 top merchants, stores and retailers.
If you have visited any of WhaleShark's many web properties, such as www.RetailMeNot.com, http://www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, www.Deals.com, www.Deals2Buy.com, www.CheapStingyBargains.com, www.CouponSeven.com and www.CouponShare.com, you'll be familiar with what we do. WhaleShark Media's mission is to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience. Our motto is "Every Deal. Every Customer. Everywhere."
You will be joining a fast-growing start-up with more than 100 million unique visitors who shop our deals sites every year.
Our culture is smart, collaborative and motivated. Our people are passionate about driving the business from vision to implementation to delivery, with measureable results. WhaleShark Media employees are energized by their ability to work in a highly flexible environment where their decisions can have a visible and immediate impact on the company's bottom line
About the role:
WhaleShark Media is looking for a passionate designer, who will play a pivotal role in defining our online user experience.
The UX Designer will work with a cross-functional team including Product, Visual Design and Engineering to create and evolve significant online products and features for WhaleShark Media. The position requires a laser-like customer focus, a data-driven approach, and nuanced understanding of the online product development process.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Significant experience with user experience design, including interaction design and usability research, with a consumer Internet company or web design consulting firm/agency.
A tangible, well-grounded sense of interactive design with respect to creating simple, elegant, aesthetically pleasing interfaces based on usability principles while balancing these principles with a commercial orientation.
A comprehensive understanding of the current state of web technology and best practices, with a critical awareness of implications on user-centered design and functionality.
An ability to work effectively in a young organization with sometimes conflicting priorities.
Work with a cross-functional team to design a world-class user experience by translating product requirements into engaging concepts and simple interaction models
Define user task flows and concept intuitive designs that promote usability and optimize the user experience of our products and features
Develop high level and/or detailed personas, scenarios, site maps, sketches, storyboards, mockups, wireframes and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
Identify and cater to user behaviors and interaction preferences by testing the usability of features, functionality and conceptual designs
Work with the cross-functional team to A/B test design variations to optimize the KPIs important to the business
Initiate, drive and present usability study results and make actionable research-based recommendations to inform future work
Relevant web design experience for a consumer Internet company or web design consulting firm/agency in a team-based environment
Practical experience employing user-centered design methods
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills; equally at ease speaking with development teams or executives when articulating and advocating design concepts and rationale
Proven ability to deliver high quality interaction designs to customers/stakeholders in a collaborative environment
Willing to work extended hours to meet deadlines when required
Must be detail oriented
Must be able to work independently and build strong relationships with functional team partners
Strong interest in user's everyday needs and workflow
Expert HTML/Photoshop skills; Ajax/Flash/Flex proficiency a plus
Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field a plus
We offer competitive salaries, employee stock options and benefits and an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition.
If you are interested in our UX Designer role, please visit us at www.WhaleSharkMedia.com or apply online at http://WhaleSharkMedia.com/careers.html.
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Austin, TX 78701
RetailMeNot, Inc. (www.retailmenot.com/corp/) is the world's leading digital coupon marketplace. The company's websites enable consumers across the globe seeking to save money to find hundreds of thousands of digital coupons from retailers. RetailMeNot, Inc. experienced more than 450 million consumer visits to its sites in 2012. The RetailMeNot, Inc. portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the leading digital coupon site in the United States; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the leading digital coupon site in the United Kingdom; www.Deals.com in Germany; www.ActiePagina.nl, a leading digital coupon site in the Netherlands; Bons-de-Reduction.com and www.Poulpeo.com, leading digital coupon and cash back sites in France; and www.Deals2Buy.com, a leading discount offer site in North America.|
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