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Part Time UI Designer

New York, NY | Product

Job Description



What is Cinchcast?
Cinchcast is the most powerful audio publishing system on the web: record anywhere and publish everywhere. We have a suite of apps that enable you to record audio directly from your phone, the web, or our mobile apps and easily publish it to your website, facebook page, twitter stream or blog. Thousands of people and small businesses use our products every day for applications in journalism, education, conferencing and media publishing.
Cinchcast recently completed a $6M round of funding, so we're well-financed and ready to tackle the future. You can read more about the funding round here:
Who we're looking for:
You create gorgeous interfaces that delight people. You understand how & why Apple, Tivo and Tumblr leave the competition in the dust and aspire to that caliber. You're passionate about improving your craft and look for design inspiration in all parts of your life.
The Position:
Work closely with the rest of the product team to design interactive features across platforms.
Take feature wireframes and sketches from the conceptual stage through to production.
Refine complex tasks and requirements into elegant, clear designs.
Create rapid prototypes and test them with real people.
Demand visual excellence.
Proven ability to create and execute visual and interactive concepts
Passionate about interface and experience design.
Driven to improve your skills.
You can set your ego aside.
Life at Cinchcast:
You will be working with a small product team (3 people), reporting to the VP of Product, so you have a chance to make a big impact. Our design process is highly collaborative and iterative. We start in the studio with sketches on paper and white board, sketch directions & notes over them, then move to HTML prototypes. We believe in working with the medium rather than starting in Photoshop even though the end product looks slick.
Our office is located on the island of Manhattan. You've heard of it perhaps? We think New York beats out any perk the valley can offer. The team is a small group of startup veterans. We've traded in the razor scooters and beer pong to focus on building totally awesome stuff. We treat people like adults so there's no dress code or time clock so you can let your freak flag fly if you can deliver the goods.
Are you ready to roll?
Please send us a link to your portfolio. You have a portfolio online, right? Bonus points if you want to tell us about a well designed product you love & think is under-appreciated.


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