Flickr is Hiring!
Flickr revolutionized photo sharing with its launch in 2004. Its innovative approach to sharing,
organizing, and searching for photos is used by millions of people around the world and has
inspired the development of countless community-based web services. Acquired by Yahoo! in
2005, Flickr has rapidly grown to be one of the worldʼs most popular photo sharing sites.
Flickrʼs mission is two fold: help people make their content available to the people who matter to
them, and enable new ways of organizing photos and video. With the full support of Yahoo!, Flickr
will continue to change the way people interact online. The Flickr team is star-studded, tight-knit,
humble, and prides itself on teamwork. At Flickr youʼll take on big projects, shape the future of
online photo sharing, and learn from some of the best in the business.
Flickr is looking for a senior Interaction Designer with a passion for creating compelling and
satisfying user experiences. As an Interaction Designer you will collaborate with designers,
product managers, and developers to shape the user experience on Flickr.
Lead interaction design throughout the entire product lifecycle, from initial explorations
through final design deliverables such as use cases, task flows, and detailed mockups for
development and QA.
Develop storyboards, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction
models and design ideas to the team.
Define design strategy, project approach and scoping for your projects. Drive new
features and improvements across the Flickr product.
Identify appropriate user research techniques and metrics for gauging success. Work with
researchers and project team to iterate designs based on test feedback.
Communicate design strategy to the Flickr team and incorporate feedback from key
Minimum job qualifications:
Minimum of 5+ years of experience as a key member of user experience team with a
history of designing for large-scale web, mobile and/or desktop applications.
Bachelorʼs or Masters degree in HCI, product design, human factors or related field
Solid understanding of user interface design principles
Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems
Fluency with the Photoshop, Omnigraffle, or other design tools
Ability to communicate design principles and build consensus
Excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills
Please submit portfolio URLs in addition to your resume.
Yahoo! Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. For more information or to search all of our
openings please visit http://careers.yahoo.com.