Design Job: UI Designer at CompareNetworks

Looking for a web design job in the Bay Area? CompareNetworks, which develops apps and websites for doctors and other health science professionals, is seeking a user interface designer for its office in South San Francisco. Click through to learn more and apply:

Responsibilities

  • Create simple, elegant user interfaces that represent complex technical information.
  • Produce standard, effective design templates that can be skinned across different contextual implementations.
  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable.
  • Provide high fidelity, pixel perfect comps of interfaces, marketing materials, apps, etc.
  • Work with product and executive management to ensure that business and user requirements are met and improved upon.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Design, User Interface or relevant experience
  • 2+ years of designing user focused websites and mobile applications with a portfolio of examples
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A self starter with a proven track record of getting things done
  • Some experience with front end programming (you should be able to code a simple website or app).
  • The ability to think at a high level about product strategy and vision (not just ‘how it should look’ but ‘what we should build’).
  • A passion for the web and mobile applications and a desire to make any product world-class.
  • A solid understanding of user centered design principles with the ability to address complex problems and provide sound design solutions.
  • Strong skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, TextMate, OmniGraffle/Visio, etc.

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