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Visual Designer - Animation Focus

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This TOP Fortune 500 Company, known for the tax & small business software and located in Mountain View, Ca, is seeking a Visual designer with a strong Animation focus to join their Small Business Division.

Contractor: 6 months with possible extension
Visual Experience Designers are the synthesis of design and production. They take our most innovative product concepts and bring them to life in an effort to push the boundaries of user interface design. Our Small Business Marketing & Care Design Team is looking for a Visual designer, focused on Animation, to help us dramatically improve the end-to-end digital experience for QB on our SaaS platform. We’re challenging conventions, rethinking digital experiences, and helping small businesses owners love running their business.

You have a passion for design and innovation. You'll partner with Marketers, Product Managers, Designers, and Researchers to define and deliver new features, test new concepts and assist with final implementation. Details are critical as you iterate on complex interactions, animations and pixel-perfect visual designs. You understand how to communicate concepts by rapidly prototyping delightful customer experiences. You work independently on many projects, but also incorporate feedback from team members across the organization.

Do people describe you as…?

• Passionate
• Efficient
• Innovative
• Articulate
• Organized
• Fast
• Self-directed
• Collaborative
• Entrepreneurial

You must embrace:

• Connecting with customers, emotionally.
• Customer-centered design processes.
• Solving serious problems.
• Ambitious – sometimes ambiguous – direction.
• Collaborating with others to deliver big, bold, and smart.
• Being receptive to feedback from key stakeholders.
• Passion for quality, storytelling and craft.
• Agile and experiment-driven development.
• Speed to market and working in a fast-paced environment.
• Negotiating, communicating, and presenting.

What you’ll do:

• Create elegant experiences, from concept to launch, that make our customers smile and deliver on business outcomes.
• Deliver innovative, engaging animations using the latest in front end technologies.
• Deliver concepts and a visual language, and anticipate design needs.
• Advise, collaborate with, and synthesize feedback from designers, researchers, developers, and product managers to create emotionally engaging designs. Work with cross-functional teams in an agile, experiment-driven environment.
• Fulfill several project requests simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines.
• Serve as an example of high quality craft in both Design and Technical skills.
• Assist front-end engineers with final development of QB products.
• Articulate your design vision and negotiate with others to reach the ideal outcome.
• Contribute to the culture of amazing designers who are passionate about design craft and delivering on our brand promise.

What you should already have:

• BA/BS degree in Design, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
• 4 years developing clean, valid, and compatible websites and applications, visual and interaction design, with an emphasis on visual animations and rapid development.
• Experience with development on mobile platforms.
• Expertise in quickly translating design vision (ex: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Sketch files, PDFs, PNGs, etc.) into working animations.
• Experience developing animations and transitions using CSS3, JavaScript, or other programming languages.
• Excellent leadership, communication, project management, and organizational skills: Ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.
• Experience in standard design software packages (ex: Creative Cloud, Sketch, etc.).
• Experience with standard animation and prototyping tools (ex: Adobe AfterEffects, Axure, Omnigraffle, Invision, FramerJS, etc.).
• Strong knowledge of business logic and dependencies between design and the application layer.

Imagine a career where your creative inspiration can fuel BIG innovation. Year-over-year, we have been recognized as a best employer and is consistently ranked on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies To Work For” and Fortune World’s “Most Admired Software Companies” lists. Immerse yourself in our award winning culture while creating breakthrough solutions that simplify the lives of consumers and small businesses and their customers worldwide.

We are expanding its social, mobile, and global footprint with a full suite of products and services that are revolutionizing the industry. Utilizing design for delight and lean startup methodologies, our entrepreneurial employees have brought more than 250 innovations to market – from QB and TurboTax, to GoPayment,, big data, cloud (SaaS, PaaS) and mobile apps. The breadth and depth of these customer-driven innovations mean limitless opportunities for you to turn your ingenious ideas into reality.

Discover what it’s like to be part of a team that rewards taking risks and trying new things. It’s time to love what you do!

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