Would you like to work for a startup backed by a prestigious Silicon Valley incubator and Angel investor? Do you want to create game changing natural user experience for a tablet app? OneFold (www.onefold.io) is a big data analytics visualization platform for the post-PC era. Based in Menlo Park, California, OneFold is founded by engineer entrepreneurs with 20+ years experience building, growing software products in small and large silicon valley companies and are Stanford, Michigan alumni. OneFold is part of YouWeb and 9plus accelerator (www.studio9plus.com) and mentored by Peter Relan & Jerry Held.
OneFold is looking for a mobile interaction designer to drive interaction design for our data visualization tablet app. The design challenges you will face are complex. You will be pushing the boundaries of tablet interface and interaction to create an engaging experience. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to shape an inherently complex product into something that’s naturally intuitive, addictively engaging, highly interactive and easy to use.
The Mobile Interaction Designer must be quick-witted and passionate about designing products the right way for the people who use them. This means you’re also good at:
Understanding the complex systems, processes, and the way people behave and use products.
Creatively solving problems at all levels of detail: from the big picture to the nuts and bolts.
Representing the "User Experience," translating requirements into defined specifications and inspire engineering teams to develop the right products.
Significantly influencing product strategy and direction.
Working with team to translate business and marketing goals into the best product solution.
Developing and maintaining design mockups, usage scenarios, prototypes, specifications, navigation maps and other design documents.
Developing expert-level knowledge of competitive and complementary products and bringing new ideas to the table.
Defining innovative user interfaces and interaction styles that result in improved user productivity.
Ability to think and design unmitigated user interactions i.e. going beyond windows and menus
6 - 10 years of experience.
High degree of creativity, interaction design and problem-solving ability.
Uncanny drive to design the best user experience in the world.
Deep understanding of and experience with mobile and tablet devices.
Experience and knowledge in the following: direct-to-consumer and viral B2B products.
Strong software design communication skills. (Ability to communicate one’s ideas through design).
Proven track record and a passion for designing compelling, award-winning user interfaces.
Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to be a team player.
A great portfolio of work; samples of interaction design work is a must.
Expertise in visual design tools like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is expected.
BA/BS degree or equivalent in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Product or Interaction Design, or a related field.