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WEB DESIGNER

at Outside.in in New York, NY   —   Jun 27, 2014   |  
Overview
About Outside.in

Outside.in is the leading provider of hyperlocal news and information. We show consumers neighborhood news and information from local bloggers and mainstream media on hundreds of trusted news sites across the Outside.in Network including CNN.com as well as www.outside.in


Role

We are looking for an organized and responsible individual with good design sense and working knowledge of front-end web technologies to help Outside.in innovate how consumers explore and engage with hyperlocal news and information.
Be an integral part of a small team developing new ways of organizing and presenting neighborhood news and information for consumers as well as local bloggers and publishers across the United States.
Responsibilities
Translate requirements into concepts and elegant user experience design
Create interaction models, user task flows, screen designs, and UI details that promote ease of use and optimize the user experience
Develop and maintain design wireframes, mockups, specifications, and navigation maps
Visualize complex sets of data in ways that are both easy to comprehend and seamlessly integrated into a variety of existing experiences
From time-to-time, make production-ready assets, presentation materials and wireframes to assist business development in expressing our vision for hyperlocal experiences
Experience
Passion For: Designing useful, intuitive and commercially-viable online experiences
Passion For: Democratizing the flow of ideas, information and commerce in neighborhoods across the country
Skills
1-2 years experience developing consumer and/or commercial web application interfaces
Track record and a passion for designing compelling, successful user experiences
Experience in creating various prototype methods and knowledge of best practices
Strong sense of design and solid typography skills
Strong written and communication skills
Attention to detail balanced by experience in knowing when to move on to the next challenge
Ability to multi-task, prioritize projects, and communicate progress and expected milestones
Ability to synthesize feedback from fellow team members and business clients
Good understanding of and flexibility in working within end-to-end product management / development processes in order to achieve design goals over a series of milestones
Education
Required:

Fluency with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Fluency with HTML and CSS

Big Gold Stars:

jQuery and Ruby on Rails
Microsoft Powerpoint
Prior experience designing apps using social and mapping APIs
Compensation
What We Offer

A driven, motivated, and talented team that believes in working hard and reaping the rewards
High-energy, transparent work environment with brilliant people and a great opportunity to learn, grow and succeed.
Laid-back office environment in the heart of New York City
Competitive compensation and excellent benefits


To Apply

Convince us you're the one for the job. Email all of the following to jobs+design@outside.in
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