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Product Designer

Location: San Francisco
Category:Product

ABOUT POSITION




Company overview:


There are over 2 million videos uploaded to the web daily. 95% of them get less than 1,000 views. No matter how great the content, the majority of videos go undiscovered. That's where the company comes in. Our social video advertising network allows marketers to reach their desired audience on blogs, Facebook and mobile apps.

Today, over 17,000 customers use the company platform to promote their videos, among them Sony, Intel, Disney, Volvo, Heineken, Snickers and Samsung. We've grown by 30x in the last 12 months and have attracted funding from leading ad tech investors including Draper Fisher Juvertson, Menlo Ventures, Paul Buchheit (creator of Gmail and AdSense), Zod Nazim (CTO, Yahoo) and others.

2014 is a big year for us. We're an inspired, fun-loving and hardworking group that believes that we can change the online video advertising industry. We understand that in order to reach our goals, we need the very best people to get there. And as an early member of our team, your contributions will have a big impact on our success. If being a big part of the company's story excites you, we want to chat.

About the role:

We're looking for designer who enjoys creating clean and simple UI but can balance that simplicity with beautiful web design. As an early member of the design team, you'll have an opportunity to help shape the vision of both the product and marketing pages. The ideal candidate can take full ownership of complex projects but also enjoys working closely with others.

We believe that giving our employees access to the right tools and technologies is an important part of getting the job done right. As a member of the company's design team, you can expect to have access to all the latest and greatest technologies.

You enjoy:



  • Developing high level user stories, prototypes, design mockups, specs, and production assets

  • Defining innovative user experiences that result in improved user productivity

  • Designing information architectures and workflows; designing responsive interfaces that will adapt to screen size, connection speed, localization, etc.

  • Researching and designing new experiences and updating existing content to enhance the viewing and content discovery experience

  • Develop pixel perfect Photoshop comps follow style guides, support style and evolve unique style of the company

  • Freedom to try out new design processes; in the spirit of agile, do what works, try new things, stop doing things that don't work; not a lot of constraints on the "creative" process

  • Working closely with other designers, product managers and developers


About you:



  • You love staying up-to-date on the current and best UI and visual design practices, trends, and technology

  • You have a strong ability to communicate your design vision through verbal explanation, sketching, or quick mock ups to small or large groups, from designers to executives.

  • Ability to balance the defense of your design decisions while taking feedback graciously and considering alternative points of view

  • You're a perennial self starter that can create schedules and define scope of work even without explicit requirements and direction

  • You understanding of base principles and limitations of CSS and HTML

  • You have a strong sense of design theory and typography are critical


 


 



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