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Senior Mobile UI/UX Designer

at Function(x) Inc. in New York, NY   —   Jul 05, 2014   |  
Function(x) is building a world-class team to develop a revolutionary idea that will re-define the way people consume entertainment. We’re pooling the best talent, and setting them loose in a global-scale sandbox with the best tools and resources for success.
We work hard, laugh at each other, and make serious fun. Come join us.
As a Senior Mobile UI/UX Designer you will be an integral member of a tight-knit team working with product managers, UI/UX director, interaction designers, researchers, marketing, writers, and customer facing teams to get a concept right early and iterate toward solutions that get business results. The successful candidate will have superior visual design skills, and possess a keen and quick understanding of business strategy, design patterns and visual trends.
You'll be counted on for high-level, out-of-the-box thinking, and for your ability to communicate and influence design solutions that best meet business objectives. Experience defining design direction across a family of products in an end-to-end user experience is a plus.
Create engaging, usable, and effective visual design solutions for mobile and web applications on your own and through collaboration with peers to achieve business goals
Generate multiple concepts that fulfill project requirements, articulate the relative merits of each concept, and make recommendations for which would best meet the project goals
Designing mood boards, storyboards, interactive page layouts, site grids and interface demos, photo retouching and enhancements, animated GIFs
Approach all projects with a focus on communication hierarchy using layout, color, typography, proportion, iconography, photography, motion/rich media and brand
Foster strong sense of team with fellow designers through solicitation of feedback and constructive contribution to review sessions
Utilize industry best practices and design standards to define and implement design criteria, guidelines, and specs that effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences
Use initiative, creativity, collaboration, and innovation to drive more effective design and
Professional Qualifications
Five-years of visual design experience and related degree
Creative and pragmatic problem solver
Professional, team player with strong interpersonal skills
Well-rounded understanding of online marketing and Web usability best practices
Ability to solicit and incorporate diverse perspectives
Creativity with an eye towards detail and perfection of visual design
Ability to switch easily between different projects, and flexibility to handle a rapidly changing environment while delivering high quality results
Expert level skills in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft office
Understanding of motion design and the strengths and limitations of Flash, Ajax, Flex, and other emerging platforms
Ability to learn new technology quickly, from core applications being developed to new design tools, new platforms, and new devices
Familiarity with web technologies and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions; hands-on expertise with HTML, CSS, AJAX, Flash, and/or Flex a plus
Comprehensive understanding of interactivity and the Web and the fundamentals of information architecture
A strong portfolio, available for viewing, showing great sense of design, creativity, and good communication skills is REQUIRED
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