Job Overview

Company:
Esurance, Inc
Title:
User Experience Designer
Skills:
.Net, Adobe, Analysis, Business Requirements, CSS, Data Analysis, Development, Ecommerce, Excel, HTML, HTTP, JavaScript, Management, PowerPoint, Project, Project Management, Research, UPS, User Interface
Date Posted:
7-4-2014
Location:
San Francisco, CA
Area Code:
415
Position ID:
9837
Dice ID:
esurance
Travel Required:
unspecified
Telecommute:
no

About Us

Esurance, a member of the Allstate family, offers car insurance (and more). Founded in 1999, we've grown from just a handful of employees to 16 offices nationwide — and we're still growing.

URL:
https://www.esurance.com/
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Job Description

  • User Experience Designer
  • San Francisco, CA

More information about this job:
Summary:

Creates innovation and growth through the design and development of user interface designs that result in a positive user experience and enhance brand value.



Responsibilities:


  • Creates and sets standards for high quality innovative user interface designs. Rapidly develops user flows, wireframes, visual mock-ups, detailed high fidelity schematics, and final design assets.
  • Closely collaborates with Ecommerce Product Management professionals on user interface specifications supporting the business requirements.
  • Performs analysis to balance business needs, customer needs and technological capabilities when designing the customer-facing aspects of website/mobile features and enhancements.
  • Creates branding, copy, and visual design with Creative professionals to support business initiatives.
  • Works closely with Information Technology, Marketing, and other business units to deliver web/mobile releases on schedule.
  • Acts as the user advocate, creating innovative design solutions that support customer needs and business objectives.
  • Plans and conducts user research, including usability tests to measure user reaction and use of website/mobile devices.
  • Performs data analysis to improve visual design and functionality of the web/mobile applications.
  • Evaluates market research reports and performs competitive analysis to apply findings for future website/mobile requirements and design.

Qualifications:

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and project management skills, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment and perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a collaborative team oriented environment using sound judgment in decision-making.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word), expert knowledge of relevant design software (Adobe Suite), and user flow, wire framing tools.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of consumer-focused web/mobile platforms and web analytics.
  • Proficiency in HTML/CSS, and relevant standards.



Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Communications, HCI or equivalent education required; Masters preferred.
  • Three to five years of website/mobile design experience with background knowledge of web technologies.


Company Overview

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Born online, raised by technology, and majoring in efficiency, Esurance offers car, homeowners, motorcycle, and renters insurance direct to consumers online, over the phone, and through select agents.

By blending industry-leading technology and innovation with excellent customer service, we provide reliable and convenient coverage in over 40 states. We're proud to be a member of the Allstate family with an A+ rating from A.M. Best.

With round-the-clock service, an award-winning website, and a wealth of insurance tools, we make insurance smarter and easier from quote to claim.

And we wouldn't be anywhere without all the talented, smart, and diligent people on our team. Since 1999, we've grown from a handful of employees to over 3,000 employees in 16 offices across the nation. So if you're looking for a career that inspires, drives, challenges, and rewards you, then come join us!

Working at Esurance

Everyone performs better when they're happy and excited about coming to work. At Esurance, we want our associates to stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life.

On top of rewarding hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a bonus system, we also offer:

  • Flexi-time work schedule
  • Career advancement and relocation opportunities
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, vision, and dental
  • A diverse workplace

For more information, take a look at our employee benefits, our commitment to the environment, and our mission statement.

Esurance is an equal opportunity employer.

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