[JOB] Sr. User Experience Designer at Kaboodle, Sunnyvale CA, Fulltime

24 Sep 2009 - 12:59pm
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Josh Callaway
2009

SR. USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

Kaboodle is looking for a Senior UX designer to play a key role in
delivering our product strategy. We need an outstanding individual
who is driven to achieve extraordinary results in the world of the
social web. You need to be a creative thinker, bringing your own
ideas to the mix and able to work as part of a team to deliver
product features in very aggressive timelines.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Taking the design lead on projects, from early concept work
through definition phase (wireframes, flow diagrams, paper and
interactive prototypes) to visual design (final mockups)

• Working with product management and marketing groups on feature
definition

• Working with the engineering team to ensure timely delivery of
features

• Being the advocate for our users and ensuring the delivery of
great user experiences

You should ideally have 5+ years of experience working with consumer
internet companies (such as Yahoo, Amazon, eBay, Google, or
Shopping.com). Experience designing for online communities is a big
plus. You should be passionate about social media.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

• Passion to build the #1 shopping community site

• Ability to apply user-centered design methods to translate user
needs, business requirements, and technical constraints into an
engaging user experience

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in
Interaction/Interface/Information/Graphic Design, Human-Computer
Interaction, Computer Science, Human Factors or related fields

• 5+ years of industry experience with consumer-facing web sites,
applying user-centered design principles

• Experience in working with fast paced product development and
gathering and incorporating user needs and feedback

• Experience with the entire product design cycle, from wire
frames, to mockups, to prototypes, to final CSS/HTML

• Expert in Adobe Creative Suite and CSS/HTML, Experience creating
Flash-based web applications a plus

• Ability to effectively communicate and persuasively convey
design solutions

We offer a competitive package including full health benefits.

ABOUT KABOODLE

Kaboodle is the leading online social shopping community where people
discover, recommend and share products. Kaboodle’s powerful shopping
tools allow people to organize their shopping through lists, discover
new things from people with similar style, get discounts on popular
products, and find best prices. At the heart of Kaboodle is a fun
and engaging community of people who love to shop. Community members
create and join groups; share advice, feedback and product
suggestions; and personalize their profiles with polls and other
widgets. Kaboodle was launched in 2006, and has over 1 million
registered users and over 16 million monthly visitors.

Kaboodle was acquired in 2007 by Hearst Corporation, one of the
nation’s largest private companies engaged in a broad range of
publishing, broadcasting, cable networking and diversified
communications activities.

TO APPLY

Please send your resume and portfolio to josh at kaboodle.com.

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