Thursday, December 13, 2012

Sr. Interactive Designer w/Mobile & After Effects; $80-100k Hopkinton Area

Sr. Interactive Designer w/Mobile
Hopkinton area
Accessible via public transportation
But probably easier to access via car
$80-100k range + bonus

This Interactive Design Boutique is staffed by an energetic and collaborative team of designers and developers committed to creating innovative and memorable one-of-a-kind interactive experiences for multimedia, mobile, and web. Turnover at this company is slow because it's such a great place to work. People tend to spend at least 10 years here, often 15 - that's unheard of at most agencies in town!

Servicing an impressive client list of recognizable brands, as well as pitching exciting ideas for new work, business is so good, we need to hire another Interactive Designer for our office.

If you're creative, energetic, and passionate about following emerging  technologies and trends --- and bring this to work with you every day, we'd like to hear from you! This is a challenging but fun place to work that offers the right person an opportunity to design for many disciplines and diverse companies.

Daily responsibilities:
  •  Design mobile applications, responsive websites, interactive sales tools and business tools, integrated online media (video, social, etc.), promotional games & communication tools across multiple platforms
  • Create highly usable & intuitive interfaces & engaging mobile experiences
  • Participate and collaborate in scoping, concept development and design creation to help define creative strategies 
  • Translate complicated thoughts into visuals
  • Take client messaging and visualize that into a compelling story
  • Knowledge of user-centered design and the importance of usability in the development of interface design
  • A strong aesthetic sense and understanding of what makes a truly great design
  • A strong design portfolio in interactive media, mobile, web and presentations
  • Excellent time management, written and verbal communication skills
Requirements:

4-5+ years experience with:
  • Proven skills in graphic and information design, including the ability to digest a client message and spin it into an engaging storyline; intuitive layout/typography/color skills, ability to develop wireframes/storyboards/prototypes using relevant tools; pixel-level attention to detail as you create visual assets; solid experience designing/producing final deliverables when using a publishing platform
  • Strong client presentation skills and the ability to "sell" your design solutions to internal and external stakeholders such as marketing and product managers and internal team members
  • Holistic thinking around overall usability and design approach incorporating social and community features
  • Expert level proficiencey with Adobe Design Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash)
  • Adobe Publishing Suite
  • InDesign, AfterEffects, and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Video, 3D and hand Illustration capabilities a plus
  • Gaming platforms such as Unity
  • Strong understanding of Javascript, HTML5 & CSS3/transitions & how they work when integrating native views/web views
1-2 years experience w/mobile/app design, including:
  • Thorough knowledge of Mobile & Desktop web usability guidelines & best practices
  • Mobile device features such as cross-platform interoperability and understanding the concepts of progressive enhancements or graceful degradation
  • At least one mobile publishing platform such as Adobe Publishing, Mag+ or others
Online Portfolio with the following design samples:  web design, mobile/app, games, aftereffects/motion graphics, powerpoint presentations, multimedia, etc. Portfolio must show that you can tell a story and experience with information graphics. Please include sample storylines, wireframes, storyboards, prototypes, visual assets, along with final product.

Interested? Send resume and portfolio with target salary to CarolTaylorRecruits(at)gmail(dot)com

OTHER:
Resumes must include city & state where candidate currently resides; local candidates only. No relocation is available at this time and client will not interview out of state talent. Sorry!
No agency talent please
No offshore/remote/freelance talent please
At this time, our client cannot provide visa assistance
Due to the high volume of resumes received, we will only respond to those meeting the above criteria. Thank you for understanding.

Referral bonu$ offered to the person who helps me successfully fill this full time position - all referred candidates must be accompanied by name, email & phone number. Thank you!
 





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