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UI/UX Designer

Austin, TX | Engineering

Job Description

About Us:

Famigo is a startup company based out of the Austin Technology Incubator.  We're a small team of highly dedicated people, and we're all passionate about everything Famigo. It's our mission to make mobile technology work for families. 

Responsibilities:

We currently need a motivated person to help polish the user interface and the user experience of Famigo Sandbox, or Android application. You will lead the effort to ensure that we have a unitfied experience across the android application and our forth coming iOS app.  We are always pushing the limits on how the Sandbox helps families, so it is constantly evolving. You would be expected to review and influence ongoing design, standards and methods of our engineering process. 

You will work closely with a cross-functional team that includes engineers, product managers to create simple, easy to use software. Your deliverables would include wireframes, workflow diagrams, interactive mockups and prototypes. When appropriate you will architect and perform usability sessions with key stakeholders and customers to get feedback.

There's a huge opportunity for a smart self-starter to make a difference within this company and an equally outsized opportunity to learn the mobile technology business from a highly knowledgeable team. The right candidate will have plenty of room to grow within a rapidly expanding company. 

Requirements:

  • 4+ years' experience as a User Experience Designer, Interaction Designer, or User Interface Designer
  • Experience designing user experiences for web, mobile, desktop or connected devices
  • Exceptional user interface and experience design skills and an understanding of user-centered design disciplines and principals, as well as an eye for subtle detail.
  • The ability to quickly grasp and distill highly complex user design issues into clean, understandable solutions.
  • Available portfolio or samples of work demonstrating great user-centered design solutions
  • The ability to prototype in HTML / CSS, JavaScript, and Flash or Flex
  • Proficiency in a variety of design tools including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Proficiency with web and mobile standards
  • A passion for great user experiences across users of all ages
  • Incredible work ethic
  • The desire to produce great code
  • Sense of humor
  • Appetite for tacos

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent experience
  • Ability to turn around rigorous wireframes and mockups quickly in an iterative environment-nimbleness
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment
  • Experience with javaScript, jquery
  • Development expreience

Compensation:

Competitive salary + equity + benefits.

If you're interested, submit an application along with some samples of your work.

 

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