User Interface Motion Designer / Direct Hire role

Palo Alto, CA
Job Terms:
posted by:
Susan Reese

Job Description:

Our Automotive client is seeking a User Interface Motion Designer for a direct hire role located in Palo Alto, Ca.

Visually express brand vision and definition through user interface design for in-vehicle experiences
Exhibit passion for emerging technologies, new interaction models, product design, and perfection in visual design
Provide the look & feel for the next generation of experience driven vehicle user interfaces
Execute UX vision utilizing motion as a primary means of delivery
Use visual design as a language and explain what the design elements are meant to communicate
Demonstrate strong collaboration, communication, interface and organization skills
Ability to balance work within a fluid creative design environment and with tight timelines / engineering frameworks
Coordinate interface solutions with Program Managers and Product Managers for specific assignments
Utilize software skills in latest versions of Adobe Creative Suite, 3D/4D visualization and UX prototyping tools
Employ a systematic approach to solving large, complex design challenges
Work is in a fast-paced, dynamic office environment

**A portfolio is required. Portfolio submission must include explanations of candidate's contribution if include project work and must include examples of individual work. Please include a link to your portfolio in your resume. **

Skills Preferred:
Automotive experience is preferred, candidates that have relevant creative work experience in consumer product design solutions are a fit
Excellent written, oral and visual communication skills
Experience with user centered design methodology
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction and cadence
Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
Video editing and nuanced motion skills
Experience in 3D modeling in C4D, Autodesk Suite (Maya), Modo or relevant modeling animation
Animation, 3D visualization, and motion graphics prototyping skills
Ability to write, sketch, copy and manage a wide variety of content

Education Required:
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design, Communication/Graphic Design, or UX Design or related technical field
5+ years of professional UX/UI experience OR in lieu of professional work experience, an advanced design degree