Senior User Experience Designer - Mobile Apps

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

As a Senior UX Designer at Ancestry you will bring digital experiences to life through user scenarios, storyboards of flows, wireframes, mockups, prototypes, as well as final designs. The ideal candidate for this position is comfortable working in the abstract and also creating tangible deliverables that break down complex scenarios. You will help envision a variety of personalized customer insights and will test imagined insights for feasibility and customer value. You will be asked to flex your strategic muscles and visioning capabilities, as well as deliver designs on a regular cadence in a fast-paced agile environment. You’ll work closely with customers, product managers, and software engineers to define, design, prototype, and update and create a new product experience that can make the task of discovering family history and sense of self easier, more interesting, and more enjoyable.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic vision and direction in coordination with product managers and development partners.

  • Design mobile app products that are easy to use, beautiful, and delight our users.

  • Produce deliverables including presentations, graphic designs, wireframes, interactive prototypes, usability reports, design specs, etc.

  • Create high-quality work that inspires other designers



  • You will have a minimum of 4 years of experience in web and mobile product design.

  • Must have experience working with cross functional teams such as engineering, marketing, and product.

  • Must possess the flexibility to continually revise and revisit design ideas and product direction.  

  • Demonstrated the ability to articulate the value of design in a business context to peers, managers, and executives.

  • Experience designing for mobile applications for iOS

  • You must submit a link to your portfolio in order to be considered for this position.


Additional Information

Additional Information

  • Helping people discover their story is at the heart of ours. Ancestry is the largest provider of family history and personal DNA testing, harnessing a powerful combination of information, science, and technology to help people discover their family history and stories that were never possible before. Ancestry’s suite of products includes: AncestryDNA, AncestryProGenealogists, Fold3,, Find a Grave,, and Rootsweb.
  • We offer excellent benefits and a competitive compensation package. For additional information, regarding our benefits and career information, please visit our website at (REF)
  • 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 as a result of the referral or through other means.

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