Design Job: UX/UI Designer at Archives.com

Looking for an interactive design job in the Bay Area? Archives.com, a family history resource that’s now part of Ancestry.com, is looking for a user experience/interface designer for its small team in San Francisco. Click through to learn more and apply:

Ancestry.com is the world’s largest online collection of family history resources, with more than 10 billion historical records, 30 million family trees, and 2.5 million paid subscribers. With employees around the world, we are committed to hiring the very best talent and are always looking for individuals would want to help our users discover, preserve, and share their family history.

Archives.com is now part of the Ancestry family. We’re a lean group, focused on making family history simple and affordable for everyone. Our elite UX team is looking for an exceptional Product (UX/UI) Designer to create features and products that delight both new users and our loyal members. We provide the rare opportunity to help people discover their family story and connect with their past.

We love what we do, and think you will, too.

Your Skills

  • Demonstrated experience creating beautiful UI’s for web and mobile
  • Communicate gracefully through prototypes, wireframes or otherwise sketching things out.
  • Information architecture doesn’t sound like a chore, but a necessary component to any data driven site
  • Passion for web standards, and you keep them in mind while designing.
  • You’re adaptive, versatile, and have excellent communication skills.
  • Comfortable w the design process at any stage. Ability to take a project from concept to completion.
  • You facilitate great design discussion and thrive through your use of design critique.
  • Research, user testing and data analysis help inform your designs.
  • Repertoire of design techniques to help you in any situation. Whether you’re prototyping to illustrate a new interaction, or sketching out a feature that’s still a few releases a way – you know what to use and when to use it.
  • You meet complex problems with simple solutions

What We’d Like to See

  • BA/BS in Design, HCI or related field
  • Excellent visual design sense.
  • Portfolio that clearly demonstrates who you are as a designer
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work cross functionally to solve design problems
  • You see more than just the page, but the whole experience. You’re always looking for ways to improve the status quo
  • Skate through any Adobe product, or prototyping software
  • Experience in Agile development environment

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