Senior User Experience Designer TripIt
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TripIt is honored to be recognized as a 2011 Webby Award winner! TripIt, the leading mobile trip management service from Concur, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNQR), helps people organize and share their travel plans no matter where they book. Travelers simply forward their travel confirmation emails from over 3,000 sites to firstname.lastname@example.org. TripIt automatically creates a master itinerary that combines all their travel plans plus maps, directions and more. With TripIt, it?s easy to share and collaborate on trips with friends and colleagues using social networks or TripIt Groups. TripIt itineraries can be accessed online, via mobile device using its popular iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry apps, or m.tripit.com. TripIt is an open itinerary platform that works with a growing eco-system of travel and mobile partners. TripIt Pro premium service for frequent travelers automatically monitors travel itineraries, providing mobile alerts, alternate flight options, frequent traveler point tracking, flight refund tracking and notification, and automated trip sharing. For more, please visit at www.tripit.com and follow TripIt on twitter at: www.twitter.com/tripit.
TripIt is a business unit of Concur, the leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions for companies of all sizes. Concur?s easy-to-use web-based and mobile solutions help companies and their employees control costs and save time. Learn more at www.concur.com.
Want to create an application like no other? Our team of highly experienced and super creative engineers has built an application unlike any that have come before it in the online travel space. It is now time for TripIt to take it to the next level, and to do that we need you. You are the type of engineer that is driven by the challenge of solving unique and often hard, technical problems in a compressed timeframe while keeping in mind the requirements of the business and the user experience. Honesty, integrity, and a firm grip on reality are much more important to you than being right. You need to be an experienced, creative professional who is driven by the challenge of solving unique, difficult problems in a compressed timeframe. You never lose sight of the requirements of the business or our traveler experience. You want to play a crucial role in the creation of a travel service that will eventually be used by everyone who travels.
The TripIt team has built a service unlike any that have come before it in the online travel space. Now it's time to take it to the next level, and to do that we need you. You are the type of designer that is driven by the challenge of solving unique UI/UX problems in a compressed timeframe while balancing the needs of the business and the constraints of the medium. You will report directly to the Principal Designer and will work alongside TripIt's product managers and engineers. You will be responsible for providing design leadership for all components of the TripIt service - from web pages, to emails, to mobile screens, and printed itineraries.
Leading design throughout the entire product lifecycle, from initial explorations through final design deliverables, user interface elements, and prototypes.
Experience developing interactive prototypes using prototyping tools and/or code. (Dreamweaver, Axure, Flash and/or HTML, CSS, jQuery preferred).Translating usability and field research findings into design improvements.
Communicating design strategy and rationale to key stakeholders.
Collaborating with engineers to deliver polished final product.
Contributing to a culture of innovation and teamwork.
Pushing the boundaries of what?s possible to create better experiences for people using TripIt.
Education, Experience & Training required:
Strong visual and UX design skills: attention to detail down to the pixel.
The ability to work fast.
Solid experience with user flows, wire framing and user scenarios
Strong communication skill and proven ability to work with cross-functional teams.
Bachelor?s or Master?s degree in Graphic Design, Digital Media Design, HCI or related field, or equivalent experience.
At least five years experience as a key member of a UI/UX team through the product development cycle of several successfully launched web, mobile and/or software applications (as opposed to layout and decorative design).
More about the TripIt Business Unit:
TripIt's web and mobile service is praised by travelers and industry notables, including TechCrunch, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and by thousands of bloggers worldwide. We?ve been called ?absolutely awesome?, ?addictive? and ?a seriously powerful travel tool.? Just search Google or Twitter for TripIt and see for yourself. We?re located in spacious new offices in the sunny Mission District in San Francisco, close to BART and several MUNI lines. Our refrigerator is stocked with drinks and we?ve got a great courtyard for BBQs too. We?re a hard-working team of 45 people and growing. We value creativity, collaborative thinking, new ideas and open communication.
Displays passion for & responsibility to the customer
Hires, develops & rewards great people
Displays leadership through innovation in everything you do
Displays a passion for what you do and a drive to improve
Displays a relentless commitment to win
Displays personal & corporate integrity
Concur is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applies this policy to all applicants and employees. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team. (M/F/D/V)
Concur is a dynamic, growing and fast-paced organization. As such, successful employees are able to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities often times under tight deadlines. This typically requires working a 40+ hour work week to accomplish performance objectives. With that, Concur offers flexibility as to the specific working hours that may be required or available depending on your role.
Concur is a SaaS company. Employees must be technically savvy with the ability to use the computer/keyboard and telephone to conduct business. The ability to creatively problem solve to our core value of ?Leadership through innovation in everything we do?. Many positions within Concur are customer facing so written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills are required for a majority of opportunities with Concur.
Confidentiality and our core value ?Personal and corporate integrity? are critical components being that Concur is a publicly traded company and working towards building a great, enduring company.
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San Francisco, CA 94107
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