Craftsy/Sympoz Inc.

User Experience (UX) Designer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver
Company URL: http://www.craftsy.com
Date Posted: June 26th, 2013
Description:

About Craftsy!

Craftsy was designed to provide the best online learning experience possible. Our courses are taught by renowned, expert instructors who take the complex and make it compelling—all in HD-quality streaming video. Craftsy customers can tap into the knowledge of their instructors and other members of our vibrant, passionate communities as they learn, make and share their projects on Craftsy.com.
Craftsy was started in 2010, is backed by leading investors, and has grown to 100+ employees. Our class portfolio and categories are expanding, as are our social and eCommerce efforts. And the good news is that we believe this is just the beginning. Craftsy leadership is strong, and our team is driven and enthusiastic. We aspire to create communities that inspire and educate and expect our workplace to do the same for our employees. We’re based in Denver, Colorado where you can get a start-up experience with all the lifestyle benefits our city has to offer. We have competitive pay and benefits, and a work environment where you’ll be challenged to grow, learn and achieve in a collaborative and fun environment.

Learn more about Craftsy here: www.craftsy.com
Meet our team: http://www.craftsy.com/team/

Job Description:

We are seeking a UX Engineer who is passionate about creating great customer experiences. This vital role will be responsible for working with our Engineering team to design a learning platform and websites that are simple, fun, and intuitive. This is your chance to be part of an innovative environment and take your design and development skills to the next level.

Responsibilities include:

Development of user flow diagrams and wireframes.
Create high fidelity mockups demonstrating UI for a range of use cases.
Prepare cross-browser compliant HTML & CSS for engineering.
Collaborate with product managers to create graceful & creative solutions to complicated design needs on Craftsy.com and Sympoz.com platforms.
Work closely with engineers throughout implementation.
Collaborate with UX team to determine branding and style guidelines.

Experience / Education:

Advanced HTML & CSS. No hands ma! Your portfolio can demonstrate UI development from scratch without Flash, Dreamweaver, WordPress or other CMS.
Expert knowledge of Photoshop and/or Fireworks & Illustrator.
Demonstrated experience working through traditional UX design phases (wireframes/storyboards, mockups, HTML/CSS builds)
Minimum 2+ years agency/corporate experience in a UI/UX role.
Experience/Preference for working in fast-paced work environment
Mobile design/development experience a plus.
Java experience a plus.
BA/BFA/BS in graphic or studio arts, design, computer science or other applicable field

How to apply:

***Please send a cover letter, resume and a link to a web portfolio of your work through this link:

http://craftsy.com/careers/?gnk=apply&gni=8ad64ec63f2987b4013f35129ef834...

Please note that candidates without a web portfolio will not be considered - take the time to send us a great one!

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