UX Designer at Science Exchange
Palo Alto, CA, US / San Francisco, CA, US
You are:

A self-driven, detail-oriented designer who is eager to help us achieve our mission.
Love working with small, iterative, cross-functional teams to design great user experiences.
Enjoy being involved in every step of the process, from concept to release.
Able to navigate the fine line between game changing ideas and startup execution timelines.
Willing to work with end-users to understand their unique challenges, research solutions, create flows and mockups, and design UI and graphics.
Want to change the way science and research are conducted.

Responsibilities

Own big design projects, from concept to iteration to implementation
Collaborate cross-functionally to generate and iterate on features and workflows
Conduct usability testing and make design inferences from user data
Quickly iterate with Product and Engineering to ship high-quality features
Wireframe, mock and prototype designs and create final, polished UI assets

Requirements

BS/BA in Art, HCI, Design, or CS, or commensurate professional experience
2+ years of design and interactive work experience
A solid design background with an obsessive eye for visual and interaction details
Experience designing responsive web apps in a fast-paced, iterative environment
Analytical mind-set with the ability to take on complex design challenges
Excellent communication skills and the ability to give and take feedback
Self-motivated and able to efficiently run projects without close supervision
Desire to stay on top of the latest trends, best practices, and design tools
Experience with usability testing and web analytics tools such as Google Analytics
Front-end development experience working with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Illustration and/or icon design skills

We are a fast-growing company on a mission to enable breakthrough scientific research. We connect researchers and service providers through our online marketplace and hands-on concierge service, and promote scientific collaboration that will help improve the quality and efficiency of research. Our headquarters are in Palo Alto, California, but we are a truly global company with employees all over the U.S., Europe and Asia/Pacific. Our talented and passionate team includes developers, designers, marketers, and scientists that are charged with bringing intellectual rigor and creativity to every decision we make. We have a radically candid culture in which we hold each other to high expectations. Ready to join us?