Mountain View, CA
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Courtney Schaefer

Job Description:

​We are looking for a industrious, dynamic designer to help us elevate the visual experience of our technologies and exhibits. You are dedicated to doing great work and think in multiple dimensions - not only in pictures and pixels, but in sound, motion, interaction and technology. You’re a progressive, tech-savvy, next generation designer who is passionate about working quickly and delivering exceptional visual experiences and interactions to our users. 

Responsibilities (Top 3 designated below) 
1) Create design and visual communications across all mediums - small screens, big screens, huge screens, VR, projections, theatrical effects, etc. 
2) Work with experience design leads to deliver high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototype to communicate interaction and design ideas. 
2) Produce art assets (illustrations, icons, templates) and style guideline documents for use across the team. 

  • Gauge the usability and design of new and existing experiences, this could range from a web app that helps coordinate exhibits and technology within a physical space, to an interactive exhibit dedicated to communicating the brand's story, and make constructive suggestions for change 
  • Work closely with cross-functional members of the team (Design Leads & Engineers) to deliver great work in a scrappy environment. 
  • End-to-end execution from art direction to sketches to pixel perfect production mocks 

Required Skills: 

  • BA degree in Design or related discipline, or minimum 2+ years experience in a role related to visual or graphc design. 
  • Core design skills; ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color effectively. 
  • Experience in both visual communication and interaction design (Required skills in Adobe Creative Cloud (e.g. Illustrator and Photoshop), After Effects, Sketch) and the ability to prototype/mock up these designs 
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities on tight deadlines without compromising quality. Strong command physical installation design. 
  • Familiar and excited about latest trends in interaction, art and technology. 

Nice to Haves: 

  • Smart, bold and accessible sense of design. 
  • Strong grasp of the Google brand, design aesthetic and philosophy 
  • Experience in interaction design and motion. Projects that demonstrate light coding abilities – whether it’s JavaScript, Processing, Android/iOS apps, openFrameworks/Cinder, or similar tool a plus! 
  • Comfortable executing quickly on new ideas.