Creative Technologist / Prototyper

San Francisco, CA
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Corey King

Job Description:

Project Overview: 
As a Creative Technologist/Prototyper, you’ll be part of a tight-knit, interdisciplinary group responsible for building experiences that surprise and delight millions of users worldwide. This role will put you at the leading edge of human-centered design, product, and technology. You’ll work closely with product, engineering, animation, and illustration teams to make using products more delightful and engaging. 

Overall Responsibilities: 
- Collaborate with engineers and designers in a highly-productive creative environment 
- Develop delightful, user interfaces and experiences 
- Translate creative concepts into working prototypes for testing and analysis 
- Evaluate product quality and recommend design changes 

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities: 
- Create low to high-fidelity interactive prototypes using smart extensible code or industry tools 
- Communicate design decisions clearly from sketches to specs 
- Collaborate with design and product teams to come up with new product experiences 

Required Skills: 
- Bachelor of Fine Arts or related field (in lieu of degree, 4+ years of experience). 
- 2+ years practical experience building dynamic, engaging experiences using web technologies 
- Strong engineering skills for mobile and web (i.e., JavaScript, HTML, CSS) 
- Familiarity with frameworks such as AngularJS, ReactJS, Three.js 
- Expertise with industry standard creative software (Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch) 
- Comfort working in a wide range of visual styles 
- An online portfolio of professional creative work 
- Awareness of the latest industry trends and developments 
- Ability to prioritize tasks, manage workload and meet project deadlines 
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Nice to have skills/Not Required: 
- Comfort with digital and traditional design tools and processes 
- Illustration, animation, and motion design skills 
- Experience working professionally in video game development or a related field