Location: Oakland, CA
Join the #1 brand and top Web property focused on answering peoples questions. At Ask.com, were building a next-generation Q&A service spanning both the Web and mobile devices -- that combines the power of search with insight from real users. At Ask, we empower each individual to succeed, communicate his or her ideas, and take action. When you work here, you know your contributions will have a direct and immediate impact on the company. We are serious about creating and maintaining a company culture that is both innovative and fun, and were looking for great people to come join our team.
Are you interested in defining how millions of people around the world find and discover information? Are you passionate about the process of solving complex problems with elegant solutions? Asks Product Team focuses on this every day and we are looking for a talented UX leader to create an easy to use, cohesive, enjoyable experience that helps everyday people find the answers they need.
Have an infectious passion for creating engaging and useful user experiences, and you value innovative design.
Have successfully partnered with product and technical leaders and know how to collaborate and leverage multiple perspectives to create something bigger and better than the individual ideas.
Thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Inspire creative and technical types, recognize and grow talent, and pride yourself on building high performance design teams.
Look externally at standards and emerging trends while maintaining a clear vision of what it means to use Ask.
Crave a team setting and cant wait to get in each day to share your ideas and bring them to life.
Partner with Executives and Product/Tech leads to define the product strategy and brand vision across multiple properties, global locales, and devices; and lead the team to realize that vision.
Lead, own, and evolve the UX/brand strategy, architecture, guidelines, and best practices to create a consistent, engaging experience while meeting the needs of the business.
Nurture and grow the team responsible for visual design, interaction design, information architecture, user experience, production assets, and prototyping to build a portfolio of excellent project work.
Create a sense of team inspire and motivate designers to be innovative; push limits to delight users while driving to business results.
Lead complex initiatives in a fast paced environment
7+ years Design leadership experience in a fast-paced, complex, multi-team environment
Track record of working closely with product and engineering to define and execute on global design and product strategy.
Excellent design, communication, and leadership skills
Proven ability to balance long- and short-term projects simultaneously
Experience adapting to different team dynamics with flexible processes
Experience working with remote sites & teams
Ask.com is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).
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