Senior UX 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 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.

This position is located in our San Francisco office near the AT&T Ballpark and one block from CalTrain. Note: this is not a telecomutting or work from home role.

What you will do:

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

  • Design wellness products that are easy to use, comprehensible, and work well for anyone

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

  • Create high-quality work that inspires other designers.

Qualifications

Who you are: 

  • You will have a minimum of 5 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 wellness or health products is a strong consideration

  • Bachelor's Degree Required 

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

Additional Information

We’re a cutting-edge tech company with a very human mission—to help every person discover, preserve, and share the story of what led to them. Combining the rich information in family trees and historical records with the genetic details revealed in DNA, we create unique experiences that give people a new understanding of their lives, because connecting all the pieces of our family story can give us the deepest sense of who we are.

For more information on what we do and why you would want to work at Ancestry, visit our careers page:www.workforancestry.com

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 Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.

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 Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.

Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related thereto), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, age (40 and older), mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law.   The Company also makes reasonable accommodations to applicants or employees with qualifying disabilities who request them and who otherwise meet the requirements of applicable law.  If you would like to request an accommodation during the application process, please contact our Director of Recruiting. 

All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law.  For San Francisco office candidates, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance.

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