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UX Designer

Engineering | Singapore, Singapore | Full Time

Job Description

Viki, a Rakuten Company (Japan Stock Exchange: 4755), is a global TV site with more than 35 million viewers a month watching the world’s primetime TV and movies, subtitled in 200 languages by a community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than 800 million words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

Viki is seeking a UX Designer who can work in a fast-paced, professional environment, 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 is full-time and is based in our Singapore office. Essential duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Understanding business goals and user needs. Communicate with design, product, business and marketing teams and engineers to understand and translate requirements into products
  • Designing intuitive and enjoyable consumer products. Based on the goals and needs for Viki viewers and volunteers, creating user flows, UI specs, interaction design, and mock-ups as needed
  • Collaborate and iterate to get it right. Work with fellow designers and engineers to generate many possible designs to solve a need, evaluate their trade-offs, and test and implement the most promising solutions
  • Improving the products continuously. Driven by data and UX research, designing and analyzing interactions to support key growth metrics, including incorporating user feedback from multiple sources into subsequent releases

Qualifications:

  • Experience. 2+ years of experience as a professional UI/UX designer for consumer products in start-up and/or international media company environments
  • User-centric. Design with intuition, but thrives for users feedback, observe users interact with products (e.g Usability Testing), and design a better experience based on the feedback
  • Hands-on. Knowledge of standard design and wireframing tools (e.g Photoshop, SketchApp, Axure)
  • Up to date. Familiar with latest trends in design for relevant platforms (desktop, mobile, tablet)
  • Passionate. Love designing simple and intuitive user interfaces and interaction design
  • Collaborative. Ability to interact with both technical and nontechnical people to complete a project
  • Creative. See things differently and come up with solutions that solve problems
  • Open-minded. Love of global cultures or entertainment
  • Detailed. Colors, typography, space, balance

This is an excellent opportunity to join a medium-sized team and make a difference as we scale. We’re small but diverse, with more than 25 nationalities and 40 languages represented among our 85 employees. Come break down barriers that stand between great entertainment and its fans everywhere.

 

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