Senior UI Designer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Santa Monica

About the Role
The Opportunity

You are a master of organizing information, developing impactful experience concepts, and designing advanced layouts and interactions for all kinds of digital products, services and devices ranging from smartphones and tablets to car interfaces and home appliances. You have a deep understanding and appreciation for research and testing, information architecture, interaction design and functional specifications, and can deliver exceptional results across all forms of visual design including motion and 3D.

You will work on projects with minimal supervision and be a key member of interdisciplinary teams working in a structured and comprehensive design process that incorporates human insights, data, evolving service models and varying consumer contexts to create compelling and game changing products and services. You will lead client communications to articulate ideas and present design direction on projects.

Essential Tasks:

· Create work products such as mood boards, exploration boards, design explorations, high fidelity prototypes, key screens and style guides
· Apply visual design direction to wireframes and create high-end visual comps
· Define visual behaviors (transitions and animations)
· Produce dev-ready assets
· Collaborate with IA/IxDs to define overall UX concepts
· Present visual designs to clients
· Mentor junior designers in design process, practices and methodologies
· Continually keep yourself and your team up to date with the latest trends in design and in applicable industries, and apply them to your work
Responsibilities
Essential Tasks:

· Create work products such as mood boards, exploration boards, design explorations, high fidelity prototypes, key screens  and style guides
· Apply visual design direction to wireframes and create high-end visual comps
· Define visual behaviors (transitions and animations)
· Produce dev-ready assets
· Collaborate with IA/IxDs to define overall UX concepts
· Present visual designs to clients
· Mentor junior designers in design process, practices and methodologies
· Continually keep yourself and your team up to date with the latest trends in design and in applicable industries, and apply them to your work

Goals and Objectives:

· Work on multiple parallel client engagements
· Have a true understanding of icon impact's business goals and the business goals of our clients
· Develop an in-depth understanding of products and brand strategy
· Contribute to design efforts for new business and pitch activities
· Be able to present and defend your / your team’s design decisions

Working Relationships:

· CXO
· International Strategy and Consulting Team
· Project Leads
· Designers
· Technology Team
· Project Management / Operations
Qualifications
Qualifications / Specifications:

· 5+ years design expertise and design portfolio demonstrating design excellence across various devices, formats and context
· Must understand the opportunities and constraints of design across mixed screens, modes and devices
· Expert in various design process methodologies and able to apply the right methodology to the design challenge at hand
· Can adapt a design process to support rapid prototyping
· Solid knowledge of prototyping tools, usability testing or user research
· Some understanding of digital ecosystems and software platforms
· Must have web/mobile site and UI visual design experience
· Photoshop and Illustrator expert
· Illustration and animation skills are a plus
· 3D skills are a plus
· Knowledge of sketch is a plus
· Mobile/cross-channel is a big plus

Job Fit:
· You are a “digital native” who is aware of latest design and industry trends
· You are a "pixel-perfectionist" with superb attention to design detail
· You are able to work independently
· You are willing to roll up your sleeves to participate in the design process
About Us
About us:

*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor. Applicants for U.S. based positions are generally required to be eligible to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future sponsorship.  
 
About us

*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor. Applicants for U.S. based positions are generally required to be eligible to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future sponsorship.  

 

Hello! Thank you for your interest in joining the icon group. We very much look forward to receiving your application and will be in touch shortly with next steps!
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