JOB: Senior Interactive Designer UI Designer, San Francisco, Recruiter, Full Time

21 Feb 2008 - 5:02pm
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Eric Manke

Title: Senior Interactive Designer / UI Designer
Location: San Francisco

A new, interactive-media startup is searching for an experienced Senior
Interactive Designer to help develop its product for a launch in the
second quarter of this year. This well-financed startup, with Web-based
software that also carries a client-side application, is backed by
veterans of the technology and entertainment industries. This role
reports to a Product Manager; some telecommuting is possible.

The Senior Interactive Designer will define and develop of all
consumer/business-facing aspects of its product, working closely with
product marketing and the technical team to create and layout the user
interface (UI). In addition, the Senior Interactive Designer will
collaborate with team members on the UI; will design and build UI
solutions that are cohesive and aesthetically pleasing; and will stay on
top of current implementation technologies and best-practice solutions.

Ideal candidates will have consumer-facing experience; expertise in UI
design, Web 2.0, HTML and Flash; agency experience; a background in
visual design; and a strong understanding of the process of human
interface design. Candidates should be well versed in Web analytics and
client-side application design and should come from the entertainment,
film, music and visual industries.

* Create UI design concepts and solutions that support the company's goals
* Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to conceive and improve the
user experience
* Work collaboratively with other designers, product managers and engineers
* Design interactive navigation, controls and icons
* Own the entire design for the consumer-facing Web portal
* Create wire frames, mockups and interactive prototypes
* Communicate and partner with teams to iterate the design vision
* Create innovative new solutions and present multiple design ideas
* Contribute to the culture of communication, collaboration and inspiration

* More than five years of experience in Web design and a solid
understanding of the relationship between content, visual design, user
interface and technology
* Excellent UI design skills and an outstanding portfolio of interactive
* Experience and participation in the complete product lifecycle of
launched Web sites, software applications or games (TV interface
experience is a plus)
* Core competency in graphic design with emphasis on consistency,
attention to detail, simplicity and innovation
* Expert-level skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Flash, ActionScript, HTML
and CSS
* Maya experience is a definite plus
* Consumer Internet experience preferred
* Strong communication skills with the ability to listen and articulate
a design and advocate best-practice solutions
* Strong understanding of implementation technologies and how to design
within limitations
* An organized approach and an ability to work effectively under
deadlines and manage multiple concurrent projects
* Ability to take direction to meet creative and business needs
* A risk-taker with a can-do attitude, flexibility, good initiative and
proven attention to detail
* Ability to work well within a diverse, challenging and rewarding

If you feel that you are qualified for this position, please email me a
Word doc or PDF version of your resume and link to your portfolio.
Candidates must provide a portfolio, including examples of interactive
and application work and must be authorized to work in the United States
on a full-time basis for any employer.

Please note:
*Resumes submitted without a portfolio will not be reviewed.
*Not all resumes will receive a response.

Jessie Stehle
Creative Recruiter
Email: jessie at

*If you know of someone who you would like to refer for this position,
please have him or her email me directly and mention your name. If you
would like to refer someone confidentially, please mention this in your
email. I can pay a $1,000 - 3,000 referral fee for each hired candidate.*

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