Visual Designer - RetailMeNot WhaleShark Media
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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
WhaleShark Media is looking for a passionate visual designer, who will play a pivotal role in defining our online user experience, look, feel, brand identity and style.
The Visual Designer will work with a cross-functional team including Product, UX and Engineering to create and evolve the suite of RetailMeNot products and marketing initiatives. The position requires a laser-like customer focus, a passion for simple, well executed design and a solid understanding of online and mobile user experience.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Significant experience with visual web design, 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 an awareness of implications on user-centered design.
Responsible for the look and feel exploration, conceptual and visual development, and final execution of design directions for RetailMeNot.com
Integrate company branding into a cohesive web environment
Set style guide and visual design direction
Ensure designs follow visual standards as well as enhance user experience
Oversee design development as well as graphic production
Oversee the creative design and execution of marketing initiatives alongside product launches
Advise and recommend to the SVP, Product on design direction and provide solutions for product design projects
Provide structure and recommendations in the process of developing market leading designs
Work with a cross-functional team to design a world-class user experience online and on mobile by translating product requirements into engaging design concepts and simple interaction models
Concept intuitive designs that promote usability and optimize the user experience of our products and features
Work with the cross-functional team to A/B test design variations to optimize the KPIs important to the business
Initiate, drive and present design study results and make actionable research-based recommendations to inform future work
3-5 years creative experience in consumer web design with emphasis on user experience and branding
Expert knowledge of tools and applications such as Adobe Creative Suite, Flash and CSS/HTML
Understands the importance of web site performance and is motivated to design for extreme optimization and UX
Well versed in design fundamentals including composition, color theory, typography, concept development and motion design
Understands information architecture, user interface essentials, interaction design, brand image management and style guide creation
Strong knowledge of user-interface and information architecture principles and how to design web sites with complex information or functionality
A deep understanding of how basic design principles are applied to the web
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 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 creating simple intuitive design concepts
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 Visual Designer role, please visit us at www.WhaleSharkMedia.com or apply online at http://WhaleSharkMedia.com/careers.html.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
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|Headquarters:||301 Congress Ave. Suite 700|
Austin, TX 78701
|Company Profile:||WhaleShark Media, Inc. is the world's leading marketplace for online coupons and deals, receiving more than 400 million visits to our sites per year.
Our portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the largest online coupon site in the U.S.; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the largest online coupon site in the UK; www.Deals.com in Germany; http://web.Bons-de-Reduction.com in France; www.Deals2Buy.com; www.CouponSeven.com; and www.CouponShare.com.
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."
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