Gravity Mobile: Mobile User Experience/Visual Designer

Posted by | May 22, 2012 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: www.gravitymobile.com

Job Code:   277
Title:
Mobile UX/Visual Designer
Location:  San Francisco, CA
Terms:
Direct Hire / FTE
 
Description:         
Gravity Mobile is a
pioneering mobile development shop, located in the SOMA district of San
Francisco. We design and build innovative mobile applications with beautiful
user experiences for iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, and BREW devices.
We have a growing list of
our own products including HABU [Android; iOS coming soon] and MusicID [iPhone
| Android | Others], but people also look to us to help them design their
mobile experience. We’ve worked with all facets of the mobile industry
including large telecom, media, and device companies. Sony, Nielsen, Verizon
Wireless, AT&T, NVIDIA, Pandora and Wieden+Kennedy are just a few of our
clients.
Role:
We’re looking for an
exceptional UX/Visual Designer whose primary job will be driving the visual
design and brand for our projects. Your work should visually delight and
inspire confidence. People will want to tweet about how awesome your work is.
You’ll share teaser shots on Dribbble and your peers will criticize and love
it.
You’ll work out of our
office and engage with the team in a very collaborative way. Our teams are
small. So, all individuals work on tasks that have immediate, visible impact.
We have daily core hours in an open office plan, so we often work through
problems together, face-to-face.
We work on Macbook Pro or
ThinkPad laptops with good-sized monitors on big desks. We sit in Aeron or
Mirra chairs and have kitchens stocked with drinks and snacks. We are a
friendly group of people and have a lot of fun working hard together.
Responsibilities:
  • Design
    easy-to-use, beautiful user experiences and interfaces for a variety of mobile
    apps
  • Concept and
    create new product ideas for the mobile space—knowledge of new mobile
    technologies and trends are key
  • Contribute to the
    visualization of innovative apps through white boarding, wireframes,
    high-fidelity mockups, prototypes and GUI elements with frequent iteration and
    evolution of design solutions
  • Engage with our
    team of developers to collaborate and iterate in fast-paced design-build
    cycles—experience w/version control systems a plus
  • Work closely with
    management and design to gauge the feasibility of proposed designs and ensure
    that they support the business requirements
  • Present designs
    for review and positively accept constructive feedback to be able to keep the
    design process moving forward
 
Required Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of real
    world design experience—mobile user experience designer, or similar role
    designing mobile device or web applications
  • Strong design
    background with samples of work demonstrating experience creating exceptional
    user-centered mobile applications or rich internet
  • Technical
    experience making web front ends with HTML and CSS
  • Experience
    interacting on a collaborative team and working directly with developers to
    implement designs
  • Excellent
    communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and ability to gracefully
    defend your design decisions
  • Experience with
    design tools including Photoshop, Fireworks, etc. to create interactions flows,
    wireframes, low-fidelity mockups and high-fidelity screen level design
Bonus Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
    in CS, design, human-computer interaction (HCI)
  • Strong technical
    experience, specifically in regards to new technologies (HTML 5, etc.)
  • Experience
    designing for media and immersive experiences

To apply: To apply, please follow this link http://www.gravitymobile.com/careers/mobile_ux_visual_designer/ or send an email to jobs@gravitymobile.com

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