Principal Designer, User Experience job

AncestrySan Francisco, CA
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Company Description

We’re a cutting-edge tech company with a very human mission—to help every person discover, preserve, and share the story of what led to them. Combining the rich information in family trees and historical records with the genetic details revealed in DNA, we create unique experiences that give people a new understanding of their lives, because connecting all the pieces of our family story can give us the deepest sense of who we are.

For more information on what we do and why you would want to work at Ancestry, visit our careers page:www.workforancestry.com

Ancestry is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ancestry. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means 

Job Description

Company DescriptionPosition Location: San FranciscoWhen you join Ancestry, you join our family tree. Backed by history, science, and technology, were creating a new world of connection, innovation, and understanding. Whether its reuniting long-lost relatives through DNA or unearthing new family stories from historical records, Ancestry empowers life-changing experiences. With over 10 billion digitized historical records, 100 million family trees, and 14 million DNA kits sold, Ancestry is bringing the power of personal discovery to people around the world.Job DescriptionAncestry is seeking an innovative, strategic, customer obsessed, and experienced visual design lead to join our San Francisco team and deliver remarkable brand experiences. The ideal candidate has an awe-inspiring portfolio, demonstrated leadership ability, and the hands-on skill necessary to bring complex scientific data and emotionally loaded messaging together with stunning design and meticulous attention to detail in other words, inspire action.Our Ancestry TeamWe are an entrepreneurial team comprised of dedicated, warm, supportive, and friendly professionals, each with deep expertise in their domainWe are excited for the life-altering potential that will come with presenting insights derived from epic data sets.We encourage each other to challenge convention, take risks, and to continue pushing for better ways to delight our customersWhat youll doYou will thrive in ambiguityYou live for translating complex scientific concepts and business requirements into high-quality, meaningful, and engaging product experiencesYou will craft core deliverables and artifacts (e.g. workflow diagrams, sitemaps, content inventories, content audits, content matrices, content flows, taxonomies, wireframes, and navigation systems)Collaborate with scientific communications and design teams to develop hierarchical and organizational principles to maintain consistency across multiple workstreamsParticipate in generative researchFacilitate collaborative design sessions including sketching, ideation, and prototypingBuild information systems that are informed by stakeholder, validated by customers, and aligned with business initiativesLead design reviews and drive decisionsQualificationsYou have an awe-inspiring portfolio of desktop and mobile digital products and experiencesYou are obsessed and hyper-focused on the customer and solving real world challengesStrong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to translate ambiguity into insights and bias for actionAn individual who can transitions easily between high-level strategic thinking and detailed executionAbility to work across multiple project and creative teamsYou have experience directing and guiding the work of other designers to push boundaries in their craftYou are enthusiastic about defining a vision and strategy for advancing areas of design (e.g. conversational UI, wearables, machine learning, AI)You have experience with iOS Human Interface Guidelines and Material design standardsYears of fearless experience designing for web-based and mobile customer experiences (agency or client side)Additional InformationAncestry is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ancestry. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Ancestry will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law. For San Francisco office candidates, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.IND1#LI-Post#GDSponsored
Associated topics: interface, ui, ui designer, ui ux designer, user experience, user interface, ux, ux designer, ux ui designer, wireframing
Estimated annual salary
$132,060
average
Minimum
$102,249
Maximum
$176,769

TASKS

  • Write supporting code for Web applications or Web sites.
  • Design, build, or maintain Web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media.
  • Back up files from Web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems.
  • Write, design, or edit Web page content, or direct others producing content.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • MathematicsKnowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • English LanguageKnowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Communications and MediaKnowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

Ancestry

Type

Company - Private

Size

Large

Revenue

$500M to $1B

Location

San Francisco, CA, and others

Industry

Computer/Internet

Founded

1983

CEO

Tim Sullivan

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