User Experience Designer at Akoonu
San Francisco, CA, US
Akoonu delivers a cloud platform for enterprise marketing teams. It enables our users to define, build and operationalize the strategic elements of buyer understanding, including journey maps, buyer personas, brand, messaging and content plans. With Akoonu, companies are assured their account-based marketing and sales efforts support and engage every buyer in every targeted account.

Akoonu is looking for an innovative and passionate User Experience Designer with strong interests and capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences. The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter and hands-on problem solver who can work independently as well as collaborate with a team with open communication. This is a ground-up opportunity to contribute to an exciting startup with fresh ideas to build consistent and addictive user experiences for power users and non-technical users. You’ll work with a great team of accomplished professionals in a fast-paced yet fun work environment.

Job Responsibilities

Lead visual, experience and interaction design for Akoonu products to ensure an intuitive, consistent and simple-to-use experiences for power as well as non-technical users

Responsible for using modern design approaches and principles such as material or minimalist design and creating a UX framework for delivering intuitive and consistent user interactions and experiences

Responsible for creating clean and crisp visual designs based on Akoonu’s brand identity and values, and the construction of user flows to fulfill specific product requirements

Use the UX framework to create wireframes for new products and features, design and validate prototypes and to design simple to navigate user interaction flows

Create production-ready artifacts for use by developers to build the Akoonu platform’s UI .

Collaborate with the product management and product development team throughout the entire development process, from planning to delivery

Work on data visualization problems to make rich data accessible to non-technical users

Role Requirements and Skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Three or more years of user experience design experience for cloud-based and/or mobile software

Experience creating great user-centered design solutions across multiple interfaces and screen sizes

Working knowledge of user interface design patterns and standard UCD methodologies

Experience with or exposure to modern design approaches such as material design, minimalist design, responsive design, etc.

Exceptional production value and attention to detail

Experience working with design and prototyping tools such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InVision, Sketch, Origami Studio, Pixate etc.

Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript a plus

Pre-existing domain knowledge of, or ability to pick-up knowledge in, marketing and sales functions and roles a plus