Sr. UI/UX Designer, Mobile Apps & Web

AnchorFree Inc
Menlo Park, CA
Aug 05, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants, Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Sr. UI/UX Designer, Mobile Apps & Web

AnchorFree is seeking a savvy UI / UX Designer that can drastically improve the user experience and design of our applications. You should be able to understand the user experience A to Z, and you will know the latest, most modern design trends that can be applied to mobile and desktop applications.

Our user base is big and global, and our product "Hotspot Shield" is a popular productivity app on iOS, Android, Windows and Mac platforms. The big challenge for you to tackle is how to transform the technical product with the best-in-class and intuitive user experience, so that such diverse audiences - from tech savvy power users in UAE to your grandma- can enjoy it more.

Please submit a link to your full portfolio when applying. Thanks!

  • Deeply understand user flow and product features, and keep optimizing the design of the apps
  • Own company wide, consistent style guide/ design direction across platforms (iOS, Android, Windows, Mac and Web)
  • Create prototypes, designs and various mockup screens with Product Managers for web, mobile, and desktop apps
  • Support engineers to launch new versions/features, including asset exports, color guidelines, redline/pixel specs and font information
  • Update and maintain the various AnchorFree sites' design

  • 5+ years of experience as a UI/UX designer, with 2+ years in the consumer mobile application space
  • Knowledgeable and up-to-date on mobile design trends and requirements
  • Strong expertise in Adobe CS and other design tools
  • Aware of best practices for building designs efficiently and properly
  • Able to multi-task, juggle and prioritize projects on demand
  • Advanced degree in Digital Media Design, Industrial Design, Fine Arts or related field

Skills that are a plus:
  • Responsive Web design/ HTML5/ CSS3/ JS
  • Experience working for a startup as a main designer

AnchorFree Compensation and Benefits:
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Excellent employee stock option plan
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Free food and drinks
  • Foosball, Gym and showers, Pool table, Table Tennis
  • FREE Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401k
  • Easy Access to Caltrain and Light Rail (free pass)
  • New Laptop (mac or pc) and Monitor

Company Description
AnchorFree is a mission driven, high growth consumer focused Company funded by bluechip investors. AnchorFree has been shaping Internet Freedom, online privacy, and security, impacting millions of users in 190 countries. The AnchorFree product, Hotspot Shield application is used worldwide for gaining access to all of the world's information, Internet privacy, and Wi-Fi security. Hotspot Shield played a key role in every major global event of the last five years. During the Arab Spring Hotspot Shield enabled millions of Egyptians to gain free access to social media, which was otherwise censored. This year in Turkey within 72 hours of the Turkish government blocking access to Twitter, more that 1.5 million Turks downloaded Hotspot Shield to gain the freedom to get to Twitter...Hotspot Shield was a key tool used during the London Olympics and during the World Cup to gain access to all global content and played a material role in securing users from large malware attacks and general security and privacy threats. Funded by $63 million from Goldman Sachs, Bert Roberts (the former CEO and chairman of MCI), Esther Dyson (Board Director WPP and Yandex), Doug Maine (former CFO of IBM), and Subrah Iyar (founder of Webex), AnchorFree is focused on bringing online privacy and freedom to the next billion Internet users.

Learn more about us here:

AnchorFree website:
Hotspot Shield website:

Menlo Park, CA


Fri, 4 Aug 2017 10:56:56 PDT