SmartNews

UX Engineer, Android

3+ months agoSan Francisco, CA

Description

Overview Help us build the future of SmartNews. Add your voice to a collaborative UX design team and develop the next suite of patterns, interactions, and experiences that will shape our application and form the ongoing and future user experiences of SmartNews. As a UX Engineer, you'll work on the front end of our products in a challenging, fast-paced environment, helping bridge UX best practices and scalable product execution. You'll demonstrate your creativity, analytical skills, and knowledge of user facing technologies to enable efficient, high quality patterns that will define the next phase of the SmartNews experience and lay the groundwork for global expansion. We are seeking an impassioned, self-directed, experienced UX Engineer who will help to elevate design within the company through insightful, rigorous, and creative and scalable engineering. For us, the right developer will be an excellent communicator with deep roots in product design and an unyielding passion for design. You are comfortable in a fast moving organization, energized about working in a startup at the forefront of news media, interested in other languages and cultures, hyper-collaborative, and excited to influence the direction of the news. We are an equal opportunity employer and passionate about building a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities: Work closely with UX designers, design program managers and other engineers to implement scalable front-end solutions for the SmartNews applications Explore new experiences and develop patterns that improve on the news. Advise, collaborate with, and synthesize feedback from UX designers, engineers, and researchers. Deliver innovative, engaging prototypes using the latest in front-end technologies. Develop efficient, easy to use and inspired interaction patterns Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team.