#170413

UX Designer

Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
08/02/2021
Posted By:
Jennifer McKeever
Date:
07/19/2021

Job Description:

We’re looking for a senior designer to join our client-embedded on-site team. The ideal candidate will bring fresh approaches on strategy and execution to break through and humanize a technical space while championing refinement and brand consistency during growth. A creative with experience in both campaigns, brand design systems, infographics, and social media content design, this candidate would bring a passion for design, photography, type and motion as they come together to tell compelling stories and translate complex concepts into easy-to-understand visuals.

The candidate will work closely with the creative director, producer, communications and marketing teams, product designers, engineers and researchers at one of the world's most well-known tech companies. They possess follow-through, keen attention to detail, strong communication skills, and the capability to manage and contribute to multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. Strong leadership, presentation and collaboration skills required to work with cross functional partners in this self-starter environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and produce compelling visual assets (static and animated) for a technical audience for our external facing blog and social media channels
  • Design and/or re-skin diagrams and presentations and infographics for research content while contributing to the development of the broader design system of our brand
  • Collaborate with digital marketing, researchers, creative and comms, contributing to the development of the social media strategy and correlating design system
  • Strategize, concept and support brand management for our external-facing brand, including support on our website
  • Concept, design, and oversee production of integrated, internal and external brand awareness campaigns, events, and conferences; collateral and swag

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience working in a digital company, agency, or studio
  • Self-starter with excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Solid understanding of social media content best practices (formats, performance, web accessibility)
  • Experience developing effective social content with speed
  • Experience with photography, design, visual systems, illustration, light animation and GIF creation
  • The ability to design and animate short-form video content
  • Experience partnering with eng and media teams to deliver scaled programs
  • Understanding of web UX/UI trends and best practices
  • Experience designing for websites and social channels, as well as variety of traditional mediums
  • Strong working knowledge of entire Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects especially important)
  • Strong working knowledge / experience in Figma
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Artificial Intelligence
  • Experience creating social media content with researchers and developers
  • A passion for using design execution to grow presence in social media
  • Video editing
  • Familiarity with front end code
  • Proficiency with project management tools like Monday.com, Wrike or Asana