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Funding1M-5M USD
IndustryWeb 2.0, Consumer, Recommendations, Social Networking
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UI Design Lead

at Gild in San Francisco, CA   —   Mar 18, 2014   |  
Gild is seeking a passionate, inquisitive, creative, and thoughtful UI Designer to join our Product team. We are fundamentally changing the talent market by providing developers with the information and tools they need to stand out based on their merits. We want an individual who aspires to play a huge role in designing these new experiences. This is an opportunity to build a product used all over the world and actually improve peoples' lives.

This person will work closely with the rest of our design team to continue to define and evolve the brand across multiple channels. The right candidate never makes a design decision without considering the impact on the overall experience and is comfortable quickly iterating their way to a final, well-thought out solution. You approach design with a very strong sense of the overall user experience and can even pitch in and sketch out some wireframes if the need arises.

This job will be based in our headquarters in SOMA near the ball park in San Francisco. Along with your resumé, please submit a link to your portfolio that highlights interface design or any other relevant work.
Understanding the Gild brand and have your interface design always reflect that understanding
Help establish and reinforce consistent visual design patterns across platforms
Work closely with our product managers, ux designers and engineers to define the best way to approach a problem
Ask the right questions
Concept and implement the visual language of Gild
Develop pixel perfect comps
Create and advance site-wide style guides
Help Storyboard/prototype UX experiences
Present at weekly product meetings
3-5 years experience designing beautiful, engaging user experiences for web, and mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPad, or Android and a portfolio that reflects it.
Well-versed in fundamental visual and interactive design disciplines and principles
Ability to visualize, own, and execute the creation of an experience from initial conception to collaborating with engineers on implementation
Must be capable of rendering gorgeous visuals – anything ranging from content layout to form elements and textures
Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator in particular)
Ability to deliver solid designs on a tight deadline
Expert eye for detail and consistency; no detail is too small or insignificant
Comfortable with an iterative design process that includes accepting and managing feedback and constructive criticism
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
Excellent collaborative skills
Knowledge of front end markup: HTML/CSS/JQuery/other
BFA/MFA or equivalent industry experience
Salary based on experience we offer stock and health insurance.
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