"1. Oversee the design of the entire product.\n2. Link product design to the metrics of the Product team and the business as a whole.\n3. Ensure data-backed, thoroughly tested designs delivered on time.\n4. Define interaction models, user task flows, and UI specifications.\n5. Maintain design consistency across the products."
"In the words of the renowned German industrial designer Dieter Rams, “Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.”\n\nWe at Yapsody are embarking on a new endeavor to make our software intelligible, memorable, and meaningful for customers. This is a super challenging opportunity for a true UI artist looking to make an impact on a feature-rich, mass-market product used in dozens of countries representing every inhabited continent.\n\nThis is not a boring job by any stretch of the imagination. As a Yapsody team member, the moment you enter our eccentric “YapStudio” and experience our creative haven of team excellence, the rush of inspiration will make you love what you do even more than you already do and drive you to proudly take ownership of your critical role.\n\nJob Description\n\n•\tDESIGN: Create pixel perfect, responsive visual layouts for desktop and mobile platforms that convey complex information to users in the most visually compelling, simplistic manner and make each user feel that the product was made for him/her\n\n•\tCONSISTENCY: Develop, optimize and oversee Yapsody’s design standards and processes to be used across the organization\n\n•\tCOLLABORATION: Work with the web development team and graphic designers to ensure timely and accurate delivery of all UI requirements\n\nSkills & Experience Requirements\n\n•\t3+ years of relevant work experience\n\n•\tStrong work portfolio exhibiting attention to detail and ability to demonstrate the decision process and rationale behind each design element\n\n•\tProven excellence in all relevant aspects of UI, including typography, color balance, use of graphic design elements, information hierarchy, etc.\n\n•\tProven ability to work with minimal supervision by relying on experience and judgment to plan and achieve goals\n\n•\tBasic understanding of the development practicalities and limitations of front-end technologies that are used for implementing designs\n\n•\tDemonstrated ability to mentor and manage others\n\n•\tStrong English verbal and written communication skills with ability to be a persuasive and sell your ideas\n\nWhat more can we really say? At Yapsody, we don’t hire people to tell them what to do. We hire them for their expertise and creativity so that they can tell us what to do.\n\nQuoting Albert Einstein, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” So what will YOU solve? What will YOU bring to the table in terms of creativity, vision, and passion for making customers fall I love with Yapsody and continue driving our strong growth trajectory? We invite you to our vibrant YapStudio to share with us over a cappuccino… or even a beer! (no kidding)"