About Us
UX Designer, Ask.com (OAK)

(Location: Oakland, CA)

Join the #1 brand and top Web property focused on answering people’s questions. At Ask.com, we’re building a next-generation Q&A service – spanning both the Web and mobile devices — that combines the power of search with insight from real users. Our proprietary algorithms crawl the web for question and answer pairs (400 million and growing), fueling one of the biggest Q&A databases on the Web.  This unique technology, combined with answers from real users in our community, makes Ask.com the most comprehensive Q&A service around. At Ask, we empower each individual to succeed, communicate their ideas, and take action. When you work here, you know your contributions will have a direct and immediate impact on the company. We are serious about creating and maintaining a company culture that is both innovative and fun, and we’re looking for great people to come join our team.

The Role
As a Marketing UX Designer, you will be responsible for supporting all Marketing Initiatives and Products by generating innovative and elegant designs. You will be the go-to person to provide graphic production support across all marketing sites and initiatives.

You will work closely with fellow designers, as well as members of the marketing and other product groups, to create and produce exceptional user experiences. We are building a fun, spirited team that will create amazing digital products!

Your Task

  • Provide visual design production support across all Marketing initiatives.
  • Develop page mockups, advertising assets, and prototypes to validate product concepts and communicate marketing messages.
  • Distill and organize large amounts of complex information into simple, useful, and usable designs.
  • Keen eye and passion for beautiful, usable design.
  • Take projects from spec to completion with limited oversight.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment where ideas are valued and shared.
  • You are a problem solver and have a proven ability to bring calm, order and elegance to complex experiences.
  • Understand the value of design and brand, and have a point of view about your work.
  • Passion for conveying your vision through prototypes, and understand that prototyping can be done at various levels of fidelity.
  • Can give and take direction and criticism.

Your Skills

  • Experience in creating wireframes, visual mockups, graphics, and display ad generation.
  • Experience designing user-focused interfaces for desktop and mobile.
  • Knowledge of and experience with CSS, HTML, JavaScript, HAML and SASS standards is a plus.
  • Ability to incorporate input from multiple sources and for synthesizing it into coherent designs.
  • Excellent critical thinking, complex problem solving skills, and analytical approach.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Obvious and exciting visual design talent as evidenced by sample work.

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