Visual/Interaction Designer

Houzz is seeking extraordinary people to transform the home remodeling industry.

Located in downtown Palo Alto, we are revolutionizing the way people envision, design, and build their homes. We are looking for a talented Visual/Interaction Designer who is passionate about solving complex problems and creating smart, beautiful, and polished products. If you are great at what you do, thrive in a highly collaborative environment, and don’t mind the occasional meeting in the bathroom (don’t worry, it’s just one of our conference rooms), we want to hear from you.


As a Visual/Interaction Designer at Houzz, you will be responsible for:

  • Creating web and/or interactive visual designs that address business, brand, market, and user requirements

  • Working with engineers to define product features

  • Creating user-centered design, interaction models, screen-mockups etc.

  • Effectively communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to produce elegant, unique design solutions

  • Juggling multiple projects while effectively managing timelines and expectations


We have a small, tightly knit design team, and are looking for candidates who are self-motivated and able to work both independently and in collaboration with a team. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience designing outstanding products

  • Have good taste/strong visual skills

  • Solid understanding of interaction design patterns related to web and mobile design

  • Experience producing high-quality visual designs, from concept to production

  • Ability to prioritize and manage work in a fast- paced ambiguous environment

  • Must have a solid understanding of user-centered design principles, careful attention to detail, and be able to see the big picture

  • Must have a strong portfolio featuring examples of visual, interaction or graphic design work

  • A degree in Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Please include a link to your portfolio or samples of recent work.


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