UX Search Designer

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Location: San Francisco, California

Are you a designer who understands the power of Search to connect users with, well, everything? Aquent's Client is developing an amazing Search experience that will empower users across their platform. As part of a cross-functional and highly collaborative team of designers, researchers, engineers, and product managers, you'll shape the next generation of their Search experience for millions of users.

You're The Right One For The Job If:
  • Your curiosity is insatiable.
  • You'll take things apart and blow stuff up as much as you enjoy building amazing new things.
  • What gets you fired up is putting pen to paper, sketching concepts, and capturing ideas.
  • You distill complex problems and propose simple, elegant solutions.
  • You're meticulous and excited about beautiful design, and you love seeing products ship.
  • You're passionate about new technology, especially search. Search is a unique experience: it's not just about finding things, it's about simplifying and accelerating our interaction with technology.
  • You follow the latest trends, technologies and frameworks, download the newest apps, and think deeply about how this technology is enabling all kinds of people to do amazing things.
  • You're even more passionate about people. You're a tireless advocate for the end user. You have deep empathy for their everyday struggles and challenges. You always put their needs first, and you're unwavering in your desire to provide the best experience.
  • You play well with others. You thrive in a collaborative environment. You bring a unique point of view to the table, and bring out the best in your team. You solicit feedback on your own work, and add value to others' work.
  • You're a disruptor. You love to change the way people behave, for the better. You put the customer at the heart of your process. And you can't wait to apply your UX design chops to deliver unconventional insights and solve major challenges. You're autonomous, motivated, and ready to redefine an industry.


Sound like you? Then you're someone we want to work with. Join our outstanding UX team, and you'll get to work with some of the best and brightest of Silicon Valley. You'll find startup-like scrum teams, consumer-style innovation, and the opportunity to deliver great experiences to millions of end-users. Help us transform the way business gets done, and have a great experience in the process.

Experience / Skills Required:
  • Must have significant experience with the design and development of search experiences.
  • Must have an excellent design portfolio, demonstrating expert capabilities in all aspects of user-centered design.
  • Must be self-motivated, comfortable providing or following direction when necessary, and able to deliver great design within tight deadlines.
  • Able to successfully manage all aspects of a project from start to finish.
  • Able to produce results independently as well as collaboratively in a team.
  • Ability to communicate your ideas to a wide variety of key stakeholders.
  • Ability to lead and manage large design initiatives.
  • Expert understanding of modern web development technologies and frameworks.
  • Expert knowledge of design tools such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, PhotoShop, Fireworks, Illustrator.


Bonus Skills/Experience:
  • Experience with pattern libraries.
  • Prototyping capabilities.
  • Development experience.

Responsibilities:
  • Help us define our search experience.
  • Work on various web, mobile, and tablet application interfaces.
  • Solve complex interaction problems.
  • Lead cross-functional brainstorms, discussions, and design reviews.
  • Create designs that adhere to and extend the existing style guide.
  • Generate detailed specs of final designs that allow developers to build accurately.
  • Work with developers to deliver polished final product.
  • Evangelize new interface guidelines and design patterns.
  • Mentor new members of design staff.
  • Thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, agile environment.


Client Description

The world's #1 customer relationship management (CRM) platform, empowers companies to connect to their customers in a whole new way. They are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the "World's Most Innovative Company" according to Forbes, and one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" six years running. With a culture rooted in a clear corporate purpose and set of values: trust, growth, innovation and equality, the success of this company is driven by their incredible employees.

Working here, you will be part of

Meaningful Work: Helping companies connect with their customers in a whole new way. They are blazing new trails in enterprise software every day while focusing on the mission of improving the state of the world.

Good People: Life here centers around the culture. They are a family of Trailblazers. Their values connect and inspire them. Their behaviors build trusted relationships.

Unparalleled Rewards: People who work here value the opportunity to learn from some of the most passionate and driven people in the industry, grow their career with them, and give back.

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