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Product Experience Design and Development

Designer

$85k – $90k • No equity
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We are a product experience firm based in San Francisco;
an experienced and passionate group of digital thinkers and creative makers.
We help brands go digital.
Together with our clients we craft strategies, scout new technologies, turn big ideas into prototypes, iterate and test continuously.
We bring to market innovative campaigns, smart tools, connected products, apps and online services that transform people’s lives.
We are Awake.

The Senior Designer position is responsible for creating compelling, original designs for interactive platforms ranging from websites to software applications to consumer electronics. A Senior Designer is able to translate client business requirements, user needs, and technical capabilities into designs that are visually exciting, easy to use, and emotionally engaging.

Responsibilities:
Participate in product ideation and conceptual development.
Create visual designs that effectively communicate product function and brand identity, including the design and production of screen layouts, color palettes, typography, user interface elements, and icons.
Design motion graphics and animation effects.
Produce design specifications, storyboards, scenarios, and design prototypes.
Successfully communicate conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale, both verbally and visually.
Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes creative leads, other designers, project management, and the overall business

Requirements:
5+ years of Visual Design experience
Strong and flexible skills in visual design and interaction design
Knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology, particularly as applied to Web-based applications and consumer electronics
Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Illustrator, Sketch, and Principle
Experience designing motion graphics with tools such as Adobe After Effects is a major plus
Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of Web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, Flash, and CSS
Experience with 3D or dimensional design is a huge plus
Bachelor's degree in graphics design, interaction design, fine arts, or a related design discipline
A passion for creating products that resonate on an emotional level and passion for a balanced approach to the composition of all design elements

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