UI/UX Designer

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Dec 26, 2013
Closes
Jan 25, 2014
Contact
Olivia Leduc
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
About.com, now part of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI), is seeking a bright, engaged UI/UX designer. You will work closely with fellow designers, as well as members of the product and content groups, to create and produce exceptional user experiences. We are building a fun, spirited team that will create amazing digital products!

About you

• You have a keen eye and passion for beautiful, usable design.
• You have experience designing user-focused interfaces for desktop and mobile.
• Your design is well thought out, purposeful and has intent.
• You can take projects from spec to completion with limited oversight.
• You thrive in a collaborative environment where ideas are valued and shared.
• You are a problem solver and have a proven ability to bring calm, order and elegance to complex experiences.
• You understand the value of design and brand, and have a point of view about your work.
• You have a passion for conveying your vision through prototypes, and understand that prototyping can be done at various levels of fidelity.
• You can give and take direction and criticism.

Qualifications

• 2-3 years experience designing interfaces, preferably for editorial content
• Understanding of HTML/CSS (bonus if you like coding your own work)
• Experience with user testing and UX research is a plus.
• Strong verbal, written, and visual presentation skills
• Online portfolio

We offer great employee perks & benefits

• Generous vacation policy because sometimes you need one!
• Great health & welfare benefits, including pet insurance!
• Competitive salaries, tuition reimbursement, and 401K plan
• Gym discounts, for health & fitness
• Transit vouchers, why pay for the train?
• Newly designed office overlooking the heart of Times Square!
• Fully stocked kitchen w/ delicious snacks, drinks, and more!
• Casual dress policy/wear your jeans because you can!
• Additional employee discounts & perks
• Company sponsored events, holiday party, and happy hours

About us

About.com is by far the largest network of hand-crafted expert content on the internet, providing nearly 90 million monthly unique users with outstanding, intent-driven, actionable information. A top-10 US website as measured by comScore, we feature over 3 million articles, across 11 verticals including Home & Garden, Health, Travel, Food and Style. We are the premiere expert-driven resource on the web, with nearly 1,000 topic-specific experts.

Acquired by IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) this past September, and under a new management team, we are reinventing About.com for the future. Come work with us during this exciting time where we are planning the next chapter for one of the biggest brands on the internet.

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