Wikimedia Engineering/Careers/Associate Designer

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Thinking[edit]

Reduce, simplify, distill

Create experiences that are effortless for users by reducing UI complexity down to its essential components.

Know when to switch from blue sky ideation to tactical thinking.

Doing[edit]

Create experiences that go beyond good design into delighting users.

Illustrate your designs with lightweight specs or living documents to engage with developers.

Ability to tell stories that convey your design goals both internally to team members and to stakeholders.

Collaborating[edit]

Work with our growing team of designers to create reusable design patterns that span desktop, tablet and phone.

Be active in soliciting feedback from your design team, as well as other functional groups, be active in reaching out to team members both in the office and remote.

Know how to let go.

Learning[edit]

Interact with our reader and editor community from the beginning to end of your design process.

Knowing when to talk and know when to listen.

Recognizing when ideas are good even when they don't come from you.