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Current openings

Graphic Designer

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

The Graphic Designer will help create a truly innovative video shopping experience that gracefully translates across different media (web, mobile and tablet). We are looking for a visual problem solver with an exceptional eye for elegant, intuitive and simple design at all levels: layout, transitions, colors, typography and iconography.

As Graphic Designer, you'll be both hands-on and high-level, creating key design work and day-to-day creative assets. The Graphic Designer will work with the product team to envision the next generation video shopping experience.

  • Develop a deep understanding of Joyus design requirements with regards to customer needs, shopping intentions, and business call-to-action
  • Create visual designs and creative for Joyus.com, Joyus mobile, and tablet applications as layered Photoshop files
  • Design graphics for marketing campaigns, adhering to strict design guidelines and requirements
  • Sketch and iterate fast design concepts at different levels of fidelity
  • Interpret and translate wireframes into beautiful and compelling experiences
  • Establish a library of creative assets and design patterns
  • Work collaboratively with UX, product, engineering, and video production teams
  • Prepare assets and specifications for development
  • Extend the Joyus design style guide to new applications and design requirements
  • Collaborate with graphic designers in video production to create a unified look and feel across mobile applications, Joyus.com, videos, and marketing campaigns
  • Manage expectations and provide status updates to internal clients
  • Stay up-to-date with innovations in online shopping, social media, and digital trends

Qualifications

  • BFA in Graphic Design, Communication Design, Interaction Design, Visual Studies, or other design-related fields
  • 4+ years experience leading projects working on a consumer-facing website
  • 2+ years of professional experience in mobile application design; multimedia experience is a plus
  • Beautiful online portfolio that shows a breath of design work & thinking across different media (web, mobile, print)
  • Hands-on experience creating exceptionally beautiful digital brand experiences; ideally in a retail or ecommerce environment, with a lifestyle-oriented "trend-setting" brand
  • Experience working with cross-disciplinary teams envisioning, presenting, and launching digital experiences
  • Experience in creating and evolving a digital brand
  • Expert in visual design, iconography and typography, familiar with and ready to embrace creative constraints across different media (web, mobile, print)
  • Extremely proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator; familiarity with Dreamweaver & HTML
  • Must be familiar with InDesign/Flash
  • Ability to manage competing, high priority projects while identifying creative solutions quickly
  • Ability to self-direct under ambiguous and changing circumstances
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to thrive in deadline driven environment
  • Strong communication skills; ability to articulate design process and justification
  • Ability to be hands-on and to provide clear direction to others
  • Proactive and self-starter personality, able to work gracefully under pressure
  • Willing to be flexible in job duties and take on added responsibility when necessary

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, a link to your online portfolio, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

Senior Product Manager, Mobile

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

Joyus is looking for a talented Senior Product Manager to drive the conceptual and technical development of Joyus Mobile. The Senior Product Manager will create and innovate Joyus mobile across a wide array of tablet and mobile devices. We need talented product manager to spearhead innovative and accessible apps and features for IOS and Android. The Senior Product Manager will work closely with engineering, product, design and business teams throughout the company to define the products and services needed.

You will have end-to-end mobile ownership from concept to implementation:

  • Create product concepts leveraging emerging mobile technologies and customer insights
  • Identify emerging mobile technologies and trends that offers opportunities or threats to Joyus
  • Define requirements for features and services related to tablet/mobile devices and platforms
  • Evangelize the technologies, mobile usage trends, behaviors and product concepts with our existing team of product owners, developers and business teams to help bring them to life for all our users
  • Integrate usability studies, qualitative and quantitative research and market analysis into product requirements to ensure features satisfy customer needs
  • Write specifications, prioritize features, build consensus and coordinate product schedules with a team of world-class engineers
  • Facilitate communication throughout the development process between a variety of internal teams including: engineering, design, operations, customer support and business teams
  • Collaborate with partners and developers throughout the development process, and ensure development conforms with a variety of technical, product, and policy requirements
  • Understand our strategic and competitive position, and work to define and deliver the best products which maintain, shape, and improve that position
  • Oversee product planning for your area, including identifying new opportunities as well as maintaining a rolling roadmap of projects/iterations.
  • Manage multiple product lines simultaneously throughout the software development lifecycle, leveraging waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Act as a leader and evangelist for your products within the company and to the external market

Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 3+ years of relevant experience creating outstanding web-based products for a consumer-oriented website
  • 2+ years of developing consumer mobile product experiences working closely with device partners or operators
  • A technical-minded gadget lover with familiarity and passion for mobile technologies, mobile features and mobile commerce
  • Deep, holistic understanding of the mobile user experience (e.g. technology, user behavior, monetization) and variances
  • Working knowledge of common mobile frameworks, platforms, services and APIs
  • Experience working with developers on consumer-facing products
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills
  • Consistent history of making data-driven decisions, including gathering data where none exists
  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills with the ability to incorporate feedback throughout the process
  • Demonstrated skills in gathering requirements, organizing resources, and scheduling risk management
  • Clear, crisp communicator – written and verbal
  • Creative, entrepreneurial individual with a bias to action and proven ability to lead team to “get stuff done”
  • Strategic thinker able to go deep into technology and relate technical enhancements to customer use cases
  • Proven ability in being the primary business and technical product interface and central point of coordination in the definition and execution of products
  • Ecommerce and startup experience is a plus

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

Senior User Interaction Designer

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

As an interaction designer, you must have a strong technical background and work closely with Product Managers and Engineers to design products that are simple but great for customers, focusing on interaction and visual design.

Your job is to be an advocate for a strong customer experience. By taking a proactive approach to designing wireframes, mocks, rich prototypes & solutions, you will drive our end-to-end experiences through a thoughtful end-user approach. You will focus on designing innovative and easy to use features and experiences that are accessible across different platforms and devices.

Using expertise, metrics, competitive analysis and user experiments, you ensure that enhancements to the user experience are based on real user behavior. Your job is to make sure that our products are intuitive, accessible and usable. You are the key partner in helping visualize the business goals & the interactions of customers. It is the responsibility of the interaction designer to proactively iterate on these models and simulations to move the product forward.

You will have end-to-end design ownership from storyboards to implementation:

  • Gain a deep understanding of user motivations, business objectives, market opportunities and competition
  • Work with product managers and engineers to create a vision for a seamless cross-platform experience that translates to the advantages across platforms
  • Help to define the user model and user interface for new and existing products and features
  • Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Collaborate across teams to rapidly incorporate customer and team feedback, technical constraints, and market dynamics into your team's output
  • Gauge the usability of new and existing products, and make constructive suggestions for change.
  • Help define and drive future vision and own the evolution of the user experience for a wide range of complex products.
  • Create, champion and maintain design standards and industry best practices across the site
  • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant
  • Guide development to faithfully implement fantastic experiences on mobile, tablet, and desktop and tv
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the organization

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Human-Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, or related field (In lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience)
  • 3+ years experience designing outstanding web-based products for a consumer-oriented website
  • 1+ years experience designing mobile products
  • Strong portfolio featuring examples of interaction design work
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or Fireworks
  • Independently researched and strong knowledge of user interaction best practices, modern web standards and cutting edge UI technology
  • Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process
  • Excellent leadership and problem-solving skills with the ability to incorporate feedback throughout the process.
  • Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines
  • Solid understanding of web, hand-held devices and mobile graphics techniques and production practices
  • Strong, clean design sense with the proven ability to execute on visual and interaction details
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to identify key designs, prototypes and research projects
  • Ability to facilitate discussions, and define and run workshops guiding small groups to uncover opportunity often in the face of ambiguity.
  • Expert understanding of design issues for complex online experiences and products
  • Ecommerce and startup experience is a plus

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

Software Engineer

Position Location

San Francisco/Bay Area

Primary Job Responsibilities

As a software engineer, you will join a dynamic team of enthusiastic entrepreneurs in building the web's first online video shopping network. You should appreciate a challenging, fast-paced work environment, be willing to learn, and be eager to become an important part of our team.

You will build new features for web and mobile applications, administrative interfaces, reporting, and business analytics.

You will have end-to-end ownership over design, implementation, and testing of new features and enhancements to existing functionality.

  • Deeply understand our customer and proactively recommend product ideas and enhancements
  • Collaborate with product management in designing new features and applications and identifying infrastructure and analytics needs
  • Design and architect technical solutions, applying appropriate framework and design patterns and creating a reusable and maintainable codebase
  • Develop and test code for web-based and mobile applications, user interfaces, back-end systems, and data warehouse and analytics
  • Deploy new features to production and automate manual processes; train cross-functional teams in new functionality
  • Participate in peer testing, including development of test plans and executing test cases against multiple browsers and platforms as applicable
  • Lead design reviews and actively participate in peer reviews
  • Contribute to automated test suite and maintain technical documentation

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • More than two years of experience in software development
  • Extensive knowledge of programming languages (Java, C, C++, Objective-C) as well as database languages (SQL)
  • Coding experience in server-side programming and scripting languages (Java, Perl, JavaScript)
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Interest and experience in security, web design, MVC, iOS programming, Flash development, data analytics, and web stack a plus
  • Ability to self-manage and work effectively with cross-functional team members of varying technical expertise levels

Contact

To apply for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to careers@joyus.com.

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