UX Designer at StockTwits in New York, NY
UX Frontend Designer Coder
StockTwits is leveling the playing field for active investors by giving them an unprecedented level of connectivity to each other's opinions, insight, and actions on the market.
StockTwits was named "One of the Best Websites of 2010" by Time Magazine, and was listed as one of the “10 Most Innovative Companies on the Web” by Fast Company. We're funded, have great benefits, a kegerator, and a 5000 sqft collaborative work environment with 11th story views of downtown San Diego.
We are looking for a full time hire that can not only design and think through the user experience starting with a mobile mindset but also code up the designs in the most modern HTML and CSS standards. We want someone with a great attention to detail and communication skills. Are you up for the challenge?
What we are looking for:
Our users are active investors and traders interested what is happening in the financial markets. Our products social, real-time, informative applications in a web browser, tablet or mobile phone. The right person should have the ability to identify what needs to be done and create visual solution to complex problems. HTML and CSS skills are a must as well as Adobe Photoshop and or Creative Suite skills. If you are confident enough in your code and skills to have millions of people using sites you are working on then we would like to talk to you.
What skills you need:
- Adobe CS
- Sketching & Wireframing
- Information Architecture
- User research
- Google Analytics
- Strong knowledge of common UI Patterns (web, mobile - Android and iOS)
- Agile development and lean ux methodologies
- Strong, clean visual design skills and a strong portfolio demonstrating web application and mobile design work
What earn you bonus points:
- Experience with Git a plus
To apply answer these two questions:
- Show us work that you have done (not in academia) that makes you a great candidate for this role.
- Link to your public LinkedIn profile, CV, website or Dribble account
StockTwits provides a casual office environment where hard-working, highly motivated individuals are given the ability to succeed. Compensation includes salary, benefits and stock options.
Candidates are encouraged to visit StockTwits.com to learn more about the company before applying.
This position is for full-time candidates located in San Diego or New York City; no contractors or service firms please. We do not currently offer any relocation benefits, however we will review candidates planning on moving to San Diego or New York City on their own; if you do not currently live in San Diego or New York City and please indicate your plans to move in your cover letter.