Lead UI/UX Designer

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Want to define the future of TV? The Viki team, with the help of its dedicated volunteer community from around the world, is breaking down language and cultural barriers that stand between great entertainment and fans everywhere. It’s a big challenge, but the opportunity is bigger - we need you to help us reach our first 100 million viewers and first million volunteers.

Job Description

We’re looking for someone to lead UI/UX design, helping us to create a deceptively easy-to-use website, mobile apps and features that make Viki an even more fun place to watch and subtitle videos. This position reports to the CEO, is full-time and based in our San Francisco office.

This person will:

  • Work with senior management to help set product direction based on goals

  • Design intuitive, fun consumer products for Viki viewers and volunteers

  • Work closely with product, business and marketing teams and engineers to understand and translate requirements

  • Design and analyze interactions to support key growth metrics

  • Develop user flows, UI specs, mock-ups as needed

  • Incorporate user feedback from multiple sources into subsequent releases

  • Manage another in-house designer focused on mobile products and features



  • BS/MS in computer science, interaction or graphic design, or related field a plus

  • 4+ years of experience as a professional UI/UX designer for consumer products

  • Experienced in designing simple and intuitive user interfaces

  • Exceptional attention to detail and organization skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to interact with both technical and nontechnical people

  • Experience working in start-up and/or media company environments

  • Experience working in an international company and/or love of global entertainment or cultures

Additional Information

About Viki

Backed by top Silicon Valley VCs, Viki is a leading international video site streaming TV, movies, music videos and entertainment news, translated into 156 languages by a community of avid fans. With over 2 billion videos viewed and over 320 million words translated, Viki uniquely brings global prime-time entertainment to more than 22 million users worldwide and unlocks new markets and revenue opportunities for content owners.


Viki is the first and fastest platform for real-time subtitling of video. Community members subtitle their favorite shows into their preferred languages under a Creative Commons license using Viki's integrated platform, which includes revision history and user-generated edits - Together, we’re breaking down barriers that stand between great entertainment and its fans, no matter where they are!


To apply, please send your resume to jobs@viki.com


Due to volume of applications, we regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.