Product/UX Lead - New York, NY
You are passionate about User Experience. You enjoy taking complex concepts and designing flows and features that simplify the experience and delight users. You believe in testing to prove your hypothesis. You know when to sketch, design low-fi wireframes, or use other means to get your point across.
We are a small and agile team of developers that works closely together to build a crowdsourcing platform that empowers individuals and organizations to challenge the public to solve big problems and innovate through competitions. We are a lean startup that practices Test-Driven Development, pair programming, use Kanban to manage our development, and strive for continual process improvement. We value and respect everyones opinion and all ideas are given equal consideration.
Build features from scratch, including the conceptual work, sketches, and wireframes
Decide on interactions for elements on a page
Design solutions to problems discovered in user testing
Work directly with RoR engineers to clarify details as they build your work
Work with QA to have tests that cover your features
Passion about user-centered design
Metrics-driven product improvements
Be able to work well with teams
Youre interested in the intersection between technology and design
Experience working on an Agile team
Some knowledge of statistics, Photoshop, html / css
Knowledge of taxonomies
No vacation policy (that means time off whenever you want it)