JOB: UX Designer, San Mateo CA, Mixer Labs, Full time or Contract

13 Oct 2008 - 6:32pm
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Elad
2008

We are looking to hire a UX designer as part of the initial small core team
at Mixer Labs. Mixer Labs was started by two former Googlers, is backed by
some of the top investors in the Bay Area, and is focused on a massive,
swing for the fences opportunity.

We consider the UX role to be a cornerstone of everything we aim to
accomplish and the UX designer to be a core member of our team.

If you are interested please email jobs at mixerlabs dot com.

Detailed job description below. Thanks! :)
Elad

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User Interaction/Experience Designer
The design of simple products that address important user needs is at the
foundation of Mixer Labs. The User Experience Design team is an essential
player in delivering the insights that enable the merging of innovative
design and technology to so deliver value to end users. Working hand in hand
with product management and engineering, you will drive the usability and
visual design of the product through all stage of its life cycle. You must
be a critical thinker with a great product sense, but simultaneously view
data as the final arbitrager of design decision. You should be passionate
about consumer Internet products, and excited by the potential to impact
hundreds of millions of users.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Helping to define the user model and user interface for both ground up,
ground breaking products, as well as existing products
Developing high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups and prototypes to
effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
Gauging the usability of new and existing products, and making constructive
suggestions for change.

REQUIREMENTS:
Solid academic background in human-computer interaction or related field (BS
or MS in Computer Science or related field a big plus.)
Demonstrated experience in designing usable web-based interfaces.
Expert HTML skills.
Excellent knowledge of JavaScript for rapid prototyping purposes a big plus
(but not required).
Strong, clean visual design sense.
Excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills.

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