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Aliph, is looking for creative, hardworking individuals to join us
in making world class products. We have quite a few diverse and
challenging projects that need your attention: if you love designing for
an audience of millions, if you love the unique demands of software
and product design (as well as marketing and web design), you might just
be the right candidate.
You should not be afraid to speak your mind. You should challenge
the status quo. You should work well in large groups, but also be able
to break away and deep dive and 'own' a project.
The User Interface Designer reports to the Executive Director of
Product Management and is responsible for designing user interactions
for Aliph's mobile and web products that delight and inspire the user,
are simple and intuitive to use, align with our visual brand identity,
and deliver functionality that achieves our business objectives.
In this critical role our successful candidate exhibit extreme
passion for constantly pushing the boundaries of UI, while also
leveraging tried-and-true techniques for building intuitive interfaces
and maintaining user engagement. S/he can easily switch from
understanding higher-level strategic business objectives to finessing
visual designs at a vector or pixel level. S/he is a consummate
collaborator who listens well. S/he is skilled at integrating all
elements of feedback and is able to dramatically modify designs based on
the specific needs of the project. S/he understands how to balance
excellent design with timely delivery and is artful at making tough
This individual will have an appreciation for the visual identity
of the company and will be able to partner with graphic designers to
tightly integrate the interaction with the visual design. S/he is well
versed in animation/ interaction prototyping, product interaction, and
the latest software tools. S/he is an excellent written and verbal
communicator, hard-working, capable of managing multiple projects
simultaneously, exudes positive energy and is willing to go the extra
mile for the company and the customer.
All candidates should include a link to their portfolio or provide
work samples as part of the application process. Please indicate your
role and contribution for each project submitted.
Driving cross-functional and cross-partner collaboration to
integrate design goals and apply them to inspired interaction models
that create genuinely seamless user experiences.
Maintaining and refining clear, up-to-date user interface designs
that clearly communicate the intention and envisioned experience, based
on user feedback and new features and functionality over time.
Driving thought leadership in user interaction design to create
industry-leading designs that are fresh, unique, and differentiate our
mobile and web products.
Defining, organizing, and updating style guides and wireframes, which can be leveraged across a portfolio of products.
Working closely with product management to understand the goals of the product and bring it to life in the designs.
Working closely with engineers to communicate design intent while
understanding the limitations of the technology developing workable
2 to 6 years professional experience with demonstrated success in
building user interface designs across mobile (iPhone, RIM, Android) and
Fluency in layout/ UI design (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio, Omni Graffle, PowerPoint and Acrobat)
Familiarity with CSS, prototype.js, jQuery, etc.
Experience designing connected applications that seamlessly tie together offline and online states across a variety of devices
Experience integrating audio design into applications
Experience working within a fast-paced startup environment
BS Degree highly preferred.
Travel may be required for this position but is held to the minimum possible.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including
health/dental/vision/401k/LTD. Salary and stock options will be
commensurate with experience.
Aliph makes personal technology comfortable, usable and
beautiful for mobile consumers. The company's flagship product, the
award winning Jawbone Bluetooth headset with NoiseAssassin™ technology,
set a new standard for mobile voice quality. Unmatched in the industry,
Aliph's NoiseAssassin technology was originally perfected with DARPA for
battlefield applications, eliminating background noise and delivering
unparalleled call clarity in even the noisiest environments.
Aliph is a privately-held company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. It is backed by Khosla Ventures and Sequoia Capital.