Product / UX Lead

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Product/UX Lead - New York, NY

About You:
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.

About Us:
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 everyone’s opinion and all ideas are given equal consideration.

Responsibilities:
• 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

Requirements:
• Passion about user-centered design
• Metrics-driven product improvements
• Be able to work well with teams
• You’re interested in the intersection between technology and design

Desired:
• Usability testing
• Experience working on an Agile team
• Some knowledge of statistics, Photoshop, html / css
• Knowledge of taxonomies

Benefits:
• Competitive salary
• Stock options
• High-quality Benefits
• No vacation policy (that means time off whenever you want it)


Posted

Apr 3, 2012

Company

Gravity People

Location

New york, NY

Keywords

agile
product manager
startup
user experience
ux