Wikia is a fast growing, consumer-publishing platform where millions of passionate fans come to discover, create and share a shocking abundance of information on thousands of topics.
Community created wikis cover everything from the latest games, anime, music and TV Shows to eco-friendly living and the world's best chocolate chip recipes. With over 90,000 enthusiast communities attracting more than 30 million visitors each month, Wikia is well positioned to become the largest user-generated media company on the net, and recently became a top 75 web property.
Wikia was founded by Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley Starling and is headquartered in a brightly colored SOMA office in San Francisco, CA. Investors include Amazon.com, Bessemer Venture Partners and Marc Andreesen.
If you like a small, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with lots of growth, reasons to celebrate and great co-workers, come join us today!
Wikia Interaction DesignerEdit
Wikia is searching for a dynamic Interaction Designer to join its design team. We’re a small and friendly startup that’s looking to create progressive design and overall user interaction. Our small size means we need a team player who can contribute to all stages the design process, but whose primary strengths are designing clean, friendly and engaging experiences for the Wikia community.
We’re looking for a candidate who:Edit
· Is a design thinker and an evangelist of user centered design.
· Has a strong design aesthetic and can help to define and manage the Wikia brand.
· Has a strong portfolio featuring interaction design samples.
· Is a clear verbal communicator and is detail oriented.
· Has 3+ years of experience designing web or desktop applications.
· Social media or UGC site design experience a major plus.
· Participating in all parts of the design process from helping to define project goals through to the production of final artwork and/or CSS.
· Ideate and design engaging user experiences and collaborate with the Product and Engineering teams to bring them to life.
· Contribute to user research exercises.
· Produce prototypes to communicate concepts to our team and for user testing.
Please send resume, cover letter and examples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org and include Interaction Designer in the subject line.