|Company Name||WhaleShark Media (view profile)|
WhaleShark Media, Inc. is the world's leading marketplace for online coupons and deals, receiving more than 450 million visits to our sites per year.
Our portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the largest online coupon site in the U.S.; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the largest online coupon site in the UK; www.Deals.com in Germany; http://web.Bons-de-Reduction.com in France; www.Deals2Buy.com; www.CouponSeven.com; and www.CouponShare.com.
WhaleShark Media’s mission is to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience.
Our motto is “Every Deal. Every Customer. Everywhere.”
About the Role:
WhaleShark Media is looking for a passionate designer, who will play a pivotal role in defining our online user experience.
The UX Designer will work with a cross-functional team including Product, Visual Design and Engineering to create and evolve significant online products and features for WhaleShark Media. The position requires a laser-like customer focus, a data-driven approach, and nuanced understanding of the online product development process.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Significant experience with user experience design, including interaction design and usability research, with a consumer Internet company or web design consulting firm/agency.
A tangible, well-grounded sense of interactive design with respect to creating simple, elegant, aesthetically pleasing interfaces based on usability principles while balancing these principles with a commercial orientation.
A comprehensive understanding of the current state of web technology and best practices, with a critical awareness of implications on user-centered design and functionality.
An ability to work effectively in a young organization with sometimes conflicting priorities.
Work with a cross-functional team to design a world-class user experience by translating product requirements into engaging concepts and simple interaction models
Define user task flows and concept intuitive designs that promote usability and optimize the user experience of our products and features
Develop high level and/or detailed personas, scenarios, site maps, sketches, storyboards, mockups, wireframes and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
Identify and cater to user behaviors and interaction preferences by testing the usability of features, functionality and conceptual designs
Work with the cross-functional team to A/B test design variations to optimize the KPIs important to the business
Initiate, drive and present usability study results and make actionable research-based recommendations to inform future work
Relevant web design experience for a consumer Internet company or web design consulting firm/agency in a team-based environment
Practical experience employing user-centered design methods
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills; equally at ease speaking with development teams or executives when articulating and advocating design concepts and rationale
Proven ability to deliver high quality interaction designs to customers/stakeholders in a collaborative environment
Willing to work extended hours to meet deadlines when required
Must be detail oriented
Must be able to work independently and build strong relationships with functional team partners
Strong interest in user’s everyday needs and workflow
Expert HTML/Photoshop skills; Ajax/Flash/Flex proficiency a plus
Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field a plus
Rewards: We offer an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition. Benefits of being an employee of WhaleShark Media include, but are not limited to the following:
Competitive base & bonus packages
Performance based rewards & recognition for your hard work and service.
Very competitive benefits packages
Open & flexible PTO
Cell phone & gym membership reimbursements
Fully stocked break room & onsite catered breakfasts & lunches multiple days/week
If you are interested in our UX Designer role, please visit us at www.WhaleSharkMedia.com or apply online at http://WhaleSharkMedia.com/careers.html.
Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.
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