Innovative company hiring UI Designer in Downtown LA

From: user 5.
Sent on: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 2:59 PM
Company: Nasty Gal
Position: UI Designer
Location: Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Compensation: DOE


Nasty Gal is a privately-held global eCommerce style destination catering to an international cult of obsessed, super stylish girls. In just six short years, Nasty Gal has grown over 10,000% in world-wide sales with no slowing in sight. We specialize in one-of-a-kind true vintage pieces as well as new clothing, shoes, and accessories from independent designers from around the world. We're an entrepreneurial-minded and driven team considered a leader in the online fashion space.

More on Nasty Gal:

http://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2013/nasty-gal-modcloth-styleseat-science-snapette-birchbox-ahalife
Description

Nasty Gal is seeking a seasoned UI Designer to help lead our efforts in creating a first-class user experience on our website as well as our mobile platforms. You are responsible for creating the look & feel and design mock-ups based on user stories and product specifications. You will actively collaborate with the UX lead and product stakeholders, as well as members from our creative and technology groups to create innovative design solutions that impact millions of users and the business. A firm understanding of user-centered design processes and interaction design principles is crucial. Ideal candidates should also have a healthy sense of humor, a fondness for detail-oriented design, and are able to take criticism with a positive attitude. 

In this role you will...
  • Conceptualize and create design solutions (Mock up & PSDs) that address both primary user goals as well as business goals
  • Refine, maintain and enforce our current design guidelines and strategies
  • Develop and document detailed user experience specifications for highly interactive interfaces
  • Adeptly handle changing priorities throughout a product life cycle
  • Work strategically with and present your design solutions to the creative & product teams
  • Support in user research and usability testing
You have...
  • 4+ years of professional experience creating engaging, user-friendly designs for large-scale projects as an interaction designer
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Advanced experience with standard tools of the design trade such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Fireworks, HTML/CSS
  • An online portfolio that demonstrates a strong visual, interaction design skills
  • Relevant domain experience in eCommerce a plus
  • Experience designing native iOS/ Android apps or mobile web a plus
Think you're the right fit?
Please send your resume + online portfolio to [address removed] or apply on our website: http://www.nastygal.com/careers-listing/

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