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SR. UX DESIGNER/ART DIRECTOR

gotomedia is a boutique strategic consultancy specializing in user experience design. Since launching in 2001, gotomedia has expanded from a digital focus to holistic user experience design in the service of improving customer experiences across products and companies, both online and off. Our sister company, gotoresearch, made it's debut in 2005 and has continued to grow our offerings in research and service design. Our clients range from established Fortune 500 companies to innovative startups. The gotomedia and gotoresearch studios are located in the vibrant Mission District in the heart of San Francisco.

We are seeking a Senior UX Designer/Art Director to work collaboratively with the Creative Director and UX team on projects ranging from mobile apps and product interfaces to responsive websites. Defining and implementing the visual style and brand for products and sites in both the B-to-B and B-to-C space is the primary focus of the position. Product strategy, interaction design, information architecture and prototyping will also be a priority. To be successful in this position, the designer will define creative, beautiful and engaging visual and interaction design solutions that balance user needs with business objectives. Working remotely or a combination of remote and in office work will be considered.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Ability to demonstrate a range of visual design styles for both B-to-B and B-to-C products
  • Fluency in defining new brands as well as adhering to existing brand requirements
  • Rapid iteration of design concepts and design application
  • Application of strategic thinking to create solutions that are successful from the structural to the visual
  • 5+ years experience in a UX design role, preferably with art direction duties
  • Ability to work directly with clients and lead through design process
  • Ability to direct Jr. designers
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to articulate strategy driving design solutions
  • Experience in leading collaborative sessions with both internal and client teams
  • Fluency in latest technologies and current best practices relating to UX,UI, and IxD design
  • Knowledge and practice of usability principals and techniques

POSITION FOCUS
*Visual Design (UI)
*Brand Design
*Product Strategy (UX)
Interaction Design (IxD)
Information Architecture
Data Visualization
Illustration
Prototyping

DELIVERABLES
*Visual / UI design for mobile applications, product interfaces and responsive websites
*Brand definition deliverables
Wireframes & Sitemaps
Prototypes
Design strategy
Guidelines and pattern libraries

SOFTWARE
Photoshop
Illustrator
Indesign
Adobe Creative Cloud Tools/Libraries
Sketch
Principal, Framer, InVision and/or other prototyping tools
Keynote
Google Suite

INTERESTED?
Please send a link to your online portfolio and resume to serena (at) gotomedia (dot) com.