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Job Reference: 20-06718 Type: Job Description: Possibility of extension based on project. Initial duration = 3 months

Industrial Designer

Job Description
*** mobile is looking for a competent and creative Industrial designer with strong collaborative skills working with cross-functional teams. We need designers who consider business objectives, user needs, and experience principles, to understand and influence design decisions. We love people with a deep understanding of mobile product design, who arent afraid to get their hands dirty with experience prototyping, design and iteration with cross-functional teams and users. Above all, we value experienced, self-aware and self-directed individuals, capable of being amazing team players, across design, engineering, and research.

Responsibilities
The Global UX Studio is focused on using behavioral insights to inform how to develop new opportunities for products and improve engagement on existing product lines. We are looking for self-starters who can contribute as part of small focused teams to uncover better approaches to deliver on unmet needs.
You will be an individual contributor working on product design and feature initiatives across initial interface concepts and existing product lines. You will also be required to support form factor definition and verification, coordination with UX and to provide alternate ergonomic and physical UX proposals, designs, form factor validations and physical prototypes.
You will be responsible for:

Review existing and competitive products to uncover and evaluate best practices and Client opportunities for design and development to improve customer experience.
Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into future product designs that build internal and external consensus for proposed design direction enhancing user satisfaction.
Identify new user experience opportunities and Jobs-to-be-done and develop engaging designs including fit, finish, feel and form for consumer products.
Created detailed CAD and models to evaluate and iterate concepts across touch, visual, haptic, gesture and voice interactions.
Evaluate existing competitive products and current product lines to uncover improvements in form and mental models.

Necessary Skills and Requirements:

A portfolio demonstrating process, user-centric design thinking, and execution, across multiple experience platforms is required and consumer digital products.
3 5 years of industry experience in design and development of interface of mobile phone apps, services or equivalent mobile media device is required.
Bachelors Degree or higher in Industrial Design, Product Design or closely related field.
Experienced in preparing professional presentation materials.
Competent working knowledge of utilizing CAD software (Rhino + Keyshot).
Working knowledge and skills in Usability Engineering.
Must demonstrate creative innovative approach to design.
Strong time management skills with ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects at the same time.
Comfortable working with cross-functional teams in a remote setting.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Please submit candidates w/ the following must-haves:

- A portfolio demonstrating process, user-centric design thinking, and execution, across multiple experience platforms is required
- 3 - 5 years of industry experience in design and development of personal consumer electronics products is required.
- Strong problem-solver, able to identify design challenges and eagerly come up w/ resolutions
- Working knowledge of design, manufacture and testing across mechanical or electrical engineering is a strong bonus.
- Excellent communication skills, pro-active, a self-starter
- Excellent w/ design tools, prototyping tools, manufacturing processes, model making.
- Research experience - Usability testing


Will be working on projects around wearables and wearables technology!

Seeking individuals that can work cross-functionally to identify solutions, and come up w/ ideation on prototyping understanding design and design constraints in relation to physical form;

Experience w/ physical, mobile, consumer products; has experience working w/ digital design/product teams.

Looking for in Portfolio: quality of thought & design in coming up w/ new and differentiated products. Looking for brand new ideas & implementations; or improvements on existing implementations. (Not looking for iteration and refinement on existing products). Looking for great understanding of how to bring product to market w/ blue sky (open ended) approaches on emerging products; w/ focus on commercial products & B2C mobile products, w/ physical & digital implementation.

Not looking for application developers or designers that were part of larger product. Looking for conceptual understanding of blank-slate product development new product innovation!

Interview: video interviews (multiple rounds)
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UX/UI Designer 3

Job Reference: 20-06717 Type: Job Description: Possibility of extension based on project (will be month-to-month basis). Initial duration = 6 weeks

Haptic/Sound Product Designer

Job Description
*** mobile is looking for a competent and creative designer with strong consumer product design competency. We need designers who consider business objectives, user needs, and experience principles, to understand and influence design decisions. We love people with a deep understanding of consumer electronics and interface design, who arent afraid to get their hands dirty with experience prototyping, development and iterations. Above all, we value experienced, self-aware and self-directed individuals, capable of being amazing team players, across design, engineering, and production.

Responsibilities
The Global UX Studio is focused on using behavioral insights to inform how to develop new opportunities for products and improve engagement on existing product lines. We are looking for self-starters who can contribute as part of small focused teams to uncover better approaches to deliver on unmet needs.

You will be an individual contributor working on product design and feature initiatives across initial interface concepts and existing product lines. You will also be required to develop and validate new affordances, feedback mechanics and signifiers that inform and communicate between users and our products. :

Your job will be to conceive, design, prototype, and test unique haptically mediated interactions.
Review existing and competitive Interfaces to uncover and evaluate best practices and Client opportunities for design and development to improve customer experience through sound and haptic feedback.
Integrate understanding of digital product design principles, core identities and analysis into core OS feature enhancements to build consensus for proposed design direction enhancing user satisfaction.
Ideate, design and iterate new interface designs, guidelines and assets across both sound and haptic engines to prototype, test and exemplify approaches that improve user interface with physical mobile products.
Evaluate existing competitive products and current product lines to uncover improvements in interface design, feedback mechanics, interaction and engagement.

Necessary Skills and Requirements

A portfolio demonstrating process, user-centric design thinking, and execution, across experience platforms using sound and haptic feedback in support of visual or physical interface is required.
3 5 years of industry experience in design and development of interface of applications, digital/physical products, services or equivalent is required.
Bachelors Degree or higher in Human factors, Human computer interactions, design, acoustics, audio engineering, mechanical engineering, physics or electrical engineering.
Proven experience in the areas of Haptic design, audio design and physical/digital product.
Experience with audio test systems (SoundCheck, B&K vibration).
Familiar with MATLAB, ProE/Creo and COMSOL software packages or other finite element analysis package
Proficient knowledge of sound design creation tools (Pro Tools, Nuendo, Reaper, Izotope, Waves, Native Instruments, etc.) & techniques
Experienced in preparing professional presentation materials.
Understanding of Sounds and Haptic UI related software architecture.
Working knowledge and skills in Digital Product Design at the Interface level.
Strong time management skills with ability to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects at the same time.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Comfortable working with cross-functional teams in a remote setting.
Knowledge of programming or scripting languages (C, C+, Java, Python, etc.) is a bonus


Please submit candidates w/ the following must-haves:

- A portfolio demonstrating process, user-centric design thinking, and execution, across multiple experience platforms is required
- 3 - 5 years of industry experience in design and development of interface of mobile phone apps, services or equivalent mobile media device is required.
- Strong problem-solver, able to identify design challenges and eagerly come up w/ resolutions
- Excellent communication skills, pro-active, a self-starter


Seeking candidates who can take existing product experience around how people use watches, phones, and earbuds to incorporate those feedback experiences for product design (through sound/haptic feedback); working to tune, prototype, and validate products on a sound perspective!

Must be able to work cross-functionally w/ team to take feedback experiences/mechanisms, to validate new affordances, feedback mechanics and signifiers that inform and communicate between users and our products.

Looking for in Portfolio: Demonstration of creating unique & feedback mechanisms what is valuable and useful for different people? Demonstrate how the feedback mechanisms correlate w/ broader cultural sense.

Need experience w/ Sound design tools & audio test systems!

Interview: video interviews (multiple rounds)
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UX Designer

Job Reference: 20-05578 Type: "The ideal candidate should demonstrate an ability to design simple, engaging and meaningful interfaces within a complex *** ecosystem across any device. He/she would have an understanding of design principles and trends, and have a passion for learning and growing in the design field. Prior experience shipping products that are well designed is a must.

Your day to day will consist of various design related activities:
Partner with researchers, strategists, product managers, engineers, designers, and other professionals from across the country (and the world) to define and build products that will create a positive user experience on ***.
Deliver wireframes, visual design, prototypes and final specs as needed
Collaborate with designers across *** on projects that cross team borders
Present your work in weekly design reviews and make your voice heard
Support product leads and articulate design decisions to product stakeholders and leadership
Balance opinion and intuition with data and analysis
Be the voice of the user"

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FAQs

What is Visual Design?

Visual designing is communication via a visual aid. It can be expressed as the transfer of information and ideas in forms that can be read or seen. It comprises various elements that combine to form a visual piece suitable for advertising through print or digital media.

These elements include signs, drawing, graphic design, typography, illustrations, color patterns, etc. Visual designing operates in the belief that a visual message accompanying a text has a very high potential to educate, inform, or persuade the audience.

Visual communication in part or whole depends on vision. It focuses on the aesthetic value of a website. Hence, it strategically plays with the looks via the help of fonts, colors, images, etc. Visual designing is basically used to enhance the website’s interface and a user’s overall experience. The scope for visual designer jobs have greatly risen in demand during 2015.

What type of certifications do you need to be a visual designer?

Potential visual designers can opt for a degree in graphic designing or art. They can also undertake certified courses on communication design or interaction design. Academy of Art University, Pratt Institute, and Kansas City Art Institute offer state-of-the-art certificate courses in visual and interaction design for those looking to enhance their skills. Online courses offered by companies like Tuts+, Coursera, and Udemy are also quite popular options to attain a basic knowledge on the subject.

What is the scope for visual designers?

With everyone going gaga over advertising and marketing, it’s a very opportune time for visual designers, because each and every product or service requires advertising. And where there is advertising, there is visual designing. Therefore, there is a huge demand for skilled and experienced designers, as the better the design is, the better the product is advertised and perceived.

What are the technical skill sets & qualifications required to work in this vertical?

Advertising is a very competitive market and visual designing is an integral part of it. Therefore, the candidate must have very strong creative background with a sound knowledge of typography, photography, and other elements related to communication design. A potential visual designer is also expected to have a good command in written and oral communication.

Experience:
If you are looking for mid or senior level job opportunities in this field, then having an impressive portfolio showcasing your previous work will work wonders. Therefore, it is advised to opt for various internships and freelance projects to gain idea and insight of working in the field. Having worked on various projects will showcase your potential and skill as a visual designer.

Technologies:
Candidates will require extensive knowledge of software that helps in creating digital art and content. Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, QuarkXpress, and Font Book are a few examples of such software. Awareness of strengths and weaknesses of each software will make your work even more productive and efficient.

What are the career opportunities for a visual designer?

Salary and hiring vary significantly according to the skill set and industry. But according to the recent trends, there is a huge demand for interaction designing skills. Additionally, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual wage for a visual designer is $49,377. With the impressive attention towards advertising and marketing, visual interaction and communication designing remain at the forefront. Therefore, there continues to be ample opportunities for visual designing skills.

Additionally, with the huge number of traditional businesses opting for digital and social-media advertising along with print media, visual designing has witnessed a serious growth in recent years.
Companies, start-ups or MNCs, are vigorously looking for skilled visual designers with considerable knowledge of consumer interaction and some basics of marketing. Skills like ability to conceptualize, design, and work in a team environment are highly sought after.