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Web UX Designer

at in Mountain View, CA   —   Jul 01, 2014   |  
Job Information
Company: Ustream
Location: CA - Mountain View
Status: Full-time
Job Category: Website Designer
Relevant Work Experience: 3-7 years

Position Description:
The successful Web UX Designer will have a solid combination of experience and education that enables him/her to create and design a unique, visually aesthetic, and functional website. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, reliable, detailed, and driven to produce high quality work. This individual must thrive in a start-up environment and must be willing to work flexible hours.

This position is based on a 90 day fit to performance. The candidate will be evaluated on attendance, performance and dedication.
Participate in concept development, design ideation, and detailed specification of visual designs for user interfaces of the future and existing innovations, prototypes, demos and product.
Successfully communicate conceptual ideas, design rationale and the specifics of user centered design process.
Produce design specifications, storyboards, scenarios, design prototypes. Create visual designs and user Interface design that address business, brand, market, and user requirements, including design and production of screen layouts, color palettes, typography, and interface elements.
Collaborate with Research Engineers, Marketing Department, content producers and management to refine the user experience.
Work with web developers to deliver the final product.
Create designs and images for PowerPoint presentations, marketing and sales collateral, print, and other miscellaneous projects.
Basic Knowledge Requirements/Qualifications:
Education and experience: Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Information Design, Digital Media Design or other visual arts.
3+ Years experience as a key member of a User Interface team participating in the complete product development lifecycle of several successfully launched web and/or software applications
Skills: Creative skills: looking for strong design skills including screen layouts, information design, and typography, and must have understanding of user-centered design principles and a great eye for detail. Able to develop new approaches to complex design problems and can convey ideas into tangible form. We require a portfolio to be submitted with your application.
Communication skills: Candidates must able to collaborate effectively with others in a cross-functional team, and be able to rationalize and present their design ideas and decisions effectively. Must be able to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
Technical skills: Must be fluent in Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, or similar graphics/user interface design team software. Must have solid grasp of graphic and web design principles and good understanding of current web technologies (X) HTML, JavaScript and CSS.
Good listener, ability to listen keenly and adapt ideas, coming up with multiple concepts and clearly articulating the tradeoffs of each concept and getting buy-in from all stakeholders.
Excellent delivery and execution skills, must deliver prototypes, final mock-ups in a timely manner and resolve dependencies and conflicts.
Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Information Design, Digital Media Design or other visual arts.
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Ustream offers competitive packages, an equity and cash incentive plan, and excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits that will be commensurate with experience and salary history.
Ustream is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.
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