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Junior UI Product Designer (2+ years)

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Nov 28, 2018

Brentwood, CA

Temp To Perm

Agent: Emily P.

Job #: 141169

Job Description

Our client is a startup who has created a platform that powers full-fidelity app demos, which allow users to instantly experience the highest quality possible before downloading it. This platform enables app and game testing, driving insights to product teams and optimizing app launches and onboarding.

We are looking for a UI Designer with full Product experience to create amazing user interface experiences. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and useful design, possess great UI skills, be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces. You will join the Product / Tech team working closely with engineers, product managers and other designers.

You need to be a team player who's hungry to learn and grow your skills as well as pick up new ones on the fly with a min. 2 years of professional experience in UI, Visual Design, prototyping and designing client-side applications for Mobile and Web.

Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with UX designers, product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
    • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
    • Transform UX requirements into pixel-perfect beautiful UI to enhance user experiences.
    • Create illustrations and animations to help visually guide users through the product interface
    • Ensure design consistency - refine the style guide, or visual language, to be used across the board while promoting design guidelines, best practices and standards
    • Product prototypes to showcase visual designs, identify flaws, smooth out rough edges and user testing.
    • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and product team
    • Participate in design reviews and critiques

Requirements

  • Must Haves:

    • Bachelors or Master degree in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or equivalent
    • Minimum 2 - 3 years of professional experience in UI, Visual Design, prototyping and designing client-side applications for Mobile and Web
    • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
    • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Adobe CS, Illustrator, Sketch, InVision, Zeplin or other visual design and prototyping tools
    • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
    • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
    • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
    • Understanding of Javascript frameworks and web application design patterns
    • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS; ability to deliver production-quality HTML/CSS is a plus
    • Advertising technology and/or mobile gaming experience is a plus
    • Strong communication skills. Must be able to collaborate well with other designers, developers and cross-functional team members
    • Be agile, flexible and able to give and take feedback
    • Comfortable presenting your designs
    • A can do and positive attitude

Perks and Benefits

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage with PPO and HMO options
    • Generous Time Off
    • 401k with company match
    • Fully-stocked kitchen and bi-weekly catered lunches
    • Paid parking and commuter stipend

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