Position UI / Visual Designer - Mt. View via Company Shuttle!
Location Peninsula Area
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 6+ Months
Status Freelance
Rate $60/hr. - $68/hr.
One of the Bay Area's best-known search engine giants is seeking a UI / Visual Designer to join the team!

In this role, you will help create new interaction models and products based on the new sensing technology that's being developed.

You have a strong design foundation that lets you move comfortably between interaction, visual and product design, and between different interaction methods, such as touch, voice, gesture, and physical control.

Top Responsibilities:
-Create visual designs and motion graphics for internal explorations or product prototypes; provide UX specifications and assets to our engineering team
-Collaborate with User Research team to evaluate product concepts and interaction patterns
-Generate product concepts and use cases that leverage the unique qualities of a new product's sensing technology; create storyboards and scenarios to document the work
-Communicate interaction design considerations to different audiences, including engineers, management and potential customers
-Create and document interactions models using a variety of techniques, including animations and videos

-Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years of professional experience in interaction / UI / UX design
-A portfolio that proves excellent interaction and visual design skills, across a variety of platforms and domains
-Ability to illustrate concepts using a variety of techniques and formats: interactive prototypes, storyboards, videos, animations, photography
-Solid understanding of input devices and input/function mapping: state machines, events, continuous vs discrete input, etc.

Nice to have skills/Not Required:
-Professional experience in interaction design for projects other than apps and websites (e.g. consumer electronics, automotive etc.)
-Experience in working in R&D environment, in close collaboration with scientists and engineers
-Experience in designing for gesture and proximity interaction
-Experience in planning and running user studies

This is an onsite freelance opportunity in Mountain View. Public Transportation accessible via company shuttle.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc223@jobalert.creativecircle.com