Motion Designer

Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Teddy Stackman

Job Description:

As a Motion Designer, you’ll apply your passion for animation to simplify complex interactions and solve challenging design problems. You will ensure our products and features are valuable for people, easy to use, and of the highest level of craft and execution through prototyping. You will be expected to utilize your full range of product design, interaction design, motion design and visual design skills crafting experiences for our Products. You will also be expected to build out a strong motion design system that can be utilized across multiple platforms.


* Drive clarity of plan, strategy and vision on key company priorities with product managers, engineers, researchers and content strategists
* Drive product strategy and innovation to solve the most complex problems we’re tackling across the company, turning them into something useful and valuable for our 2-plus billion users
* Design leading-edge concepts through the craft of end-to-end flows which impact broad sets of users at scale, and use the appropriate prototyping tools
* Design new experiences or interactions that evolve visual systems and/or generate new visual language that inspires and influences the work of others across the company
* Proactively solicit and provide feedback from a broader product team in order to continually raise our bar for quality, while also taking on mentorship and coaching opportunities

Minimum Qualifications:

* 8+ years of experience building and shipping applications or software at a company level, leading the end-to-end experience within a large-scale, ambiguous domain
* Interaction Design experience defining and evangelizing how an experience should behave based on understanding people's needs, plus consideration of how this innovation will scale and examples using of appropriate prototyping tools in demonstrating how a particular interaction will work
* Visual Design experience with a novel grasp of leveraging typography, desktop/mobile UI, color, layout, iconography and aesthetic sense and how these elements impact product function
* Demonstrable track record in leading strategic thinking across a large product space, developing product goals, identifying opportunities in a global market, and making decisions based on the impact to people and the company
* Experience using motion to reduce perceived latency.
* Understanding of basic principles of animation.
* Ability to focus on detailed aspects of motion and experience, often related to physics, patterns, and visual design elements.
* Ability to use motion to a narrative effect and understanding the future of interactive motion.
* Experience collaborating with engineers to ship new interactions and animations.
* Provide URL featuring examples of design work

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience showcasing your end-to-end design process across multiple projects, that include interaction and visual design artifacts, multiple iterations, high-fidelity prototypes, and consideration of the impact and scale of work
* Experience connecting your work with other industry-leading related initiatives across the company while driving collaboration
* Demonstrable examples of leadership in non-product dimensions that have made a team stronger and positively impacted the work environment