JOB: User Experience Designer at XING, Hamburg (Germany), Full Time

6 Nov 2009 - 8:02am
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Inken Petersen
2009

We currently have a job opening for a User Experience Designer,
available at the soonest possible starting date. The position is
based at our headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.
XING makes your professional network an active part of your life. Far
more than a directory of business contacts, XING enables its members
to discover professional people, opportunities and privileges through
its unique discovery capability and advanced contact management
tools.

With the successful IPO of XING as the first Web 2.0 company to go
public, XING AG has had a long-term impact on the social networking
trend amongst professionals. By focusing on the target group
“business people worldwide”, the company is able to offer tailored
features, thereby making networking and contact management simpler.
XING AG is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, and has local offices
based in its key strategic growth markets.

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Summary of Key Responsibilities:

* Responsible for designing user interfaces through all stages of the
design process, from early concept work (sketches, wireframes,
prototypes) to the final design
* Build upon and expand established style guides and UI patterns
* Understand user needs and motivations and integrate them into the
product design
* Working closely together with interdisciplinary project teams in a
fast-paced, agile environment

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Interaction/Interface/Graphic
Design, Human- Interaction or related fields
* 5 years of industry experience with consumer-facing web sites
* Experience with the entire product design cycle, from wireframes,
to mockups, to prototypes, to the final design and implementation
* An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating related
experience
* Expert in Adobe Creative Suite
* Experience in HTML, JavaScript and CSS a plus
* Ability to effectively communicate and persuasively convey design
solutions
* Fluency in English and knowledge of German not required but
advantageous

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If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations,
we’d be delighted to receive your complete application, including
salary requirements and a possible starting date. Please email your
application in English or German to en-jobs at xing.com.

TIP: You can read our Company Weblog net.work.xing to gain an insight
into our corporate culture, our values and vision.

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