Weather Underground, Inc.: Interactive Designer

Posted by | May 9, 2012 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: San Francisco

URL: www.wunderground.com

GENERAL SUMMARY:
We are looking for an
enthusiastic Interactive Graphic
Designer
to work in our fast-paced environment and generate a wide array of
digital graphic elements. This position will support the Lead Graphic Designer
in maintaining and enhancing the visual brand of Weather Underground as it
appears across our web sites, mobile apps and emerging media platforms.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONIBILITIES: 
·      
Create web page mock-ups /
wireframes for new content pages for wunderground.com
·      
Design UI concepts and
final graphic assets for mobile / tablet / emerging digital media platforms
·      
Follow existing design
guidelines and help establish new ones
·      
Create interactive digital
advertising banners for internal and external ad campaigns
·      
Create HTML emails for
e-marketing campaigns 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Skills, knowledge and abilities:
·      
Deep understanding of
fundamental UI web design principals
·      
Experience designing for a
variety of digital media platforms including traditional web and mobile
interfaces
·      
Excellent attention to
detail and organization in all aspects of work
·      
Ability to meet deadlines
and multi-task with minimal supervision; quick turn arounds
·      
Motivated, self-starter with
the desire to work collaboratively
·      
Proficiency in Adobe
Photoshop and Illustrator
·      
Proficiency in HTML,
Dreamweaver and CSS
·      
Strong verbal and written
communication skills
Preferred Skills:
·      
Creating and editing Flash
files
·      
UNIX experience
·      
Actionscript
·      
Understanding of HTML5
·      
Mobile App development
·      
Knowledge and
understanding of print production
Experience:
·      
1 – 3 years of UI design
experience
Preferred Education:
·      
BA in Graphic Design / CS or
related discipline
~
ABOUT US:
The world’s first online weather service, Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most comprehensive, reliable weather information possible. The company’s state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world. With over 21 thousand users contributing local observations from personal weather stations, Weather Underground is able to provide up-to-the-minute weather conditions for the most finely targeted areas. In addition to serving free online weather information to over 20 million unique users every month, Weather Underground delivers custom-designed weather page solutions to an array of businesses and media clients – both online and in print.

To apply: Please send your cover letter, salary expectations, and resume to wunderground.jobs@gmail.com as well as your online portfolio. Please include in the email subject line "Interactive Graphic Designer."
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