UI Designer | Trendsetter (f/m)

Job description

creating change. Together.

brand shaping | innovative | human centered

 

Our agency advises successful brands worldwide and supports customers in the development of  holistic product experiences.  We think outside the box, we inspire and we change perspectives. Our  dynamic team structure and flat hierarchies promote open exchange - we create innovative  solutions that inspire.

 

We are more than 100 creative minds: ergonomists, strategists, engineers, designers and  ethnographers in Erlangen, Munich, Portland and Shanghai. Team spirit really matters to us! 

 

Come and join our team in Portland! Exciting and varied projects await you in the areas of product, interface and service design. Your  interdisciplinary team members and our material and interface lab will give you inspirations.

Requirements

The Role

 

designaffairs is a strategic design consultancy that is creating change and disrupting the world in the second machine age. Our Portland studio is looking for a mid-level UI designer to set trends with our user interfaces. We need someone who has a passion for identity, visual systems, brand, can code like the wind and a has history making exciting experiences.

 

The Story

 

UI designers are the magic that allows the people to fall in love with digital stories. Being a part of the designaffairs Portland team means being an integral contributor to creating fluid user experiences on screen. You’ll work on a diverse portfolio from automotive UI to interactive experiences and be responsible for the development, direction and delivery of visual design. You need to possess a strong sense of graphic, web and screen design, paired with front-end development skills.  Using your graphic design capabilities, you’ll approach all aspects of the design process, from user research to prototyping to client storytelling. We encourage our designers to bring their unique style and visual voice to each design challenge. Beyond deep knowledge of the Adobe toolkit and the ability to create style guides, you are able to produce front-end code, animation/motion solutions and demos.

If your profile is topped off by outstanding creativity and a flair for details, then send us your portfolio and application - let’s shape the future of designaffairs together!

 

Come and join our interdisciplinary team!

 

 

Details

 

  • 4+ years UI design experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, interaction design, new media or an equivalent degree.
  • Experience with ideation, visual system design, digital design and design strategy.
  • Fluency in product design and motion graphics tools - Sketch, Adobe CC, Principle, Framer, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
  • Proprietor of a fine portfolio.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in small, focused teams to complete critical milestones under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Experience across all phases of product design from ideation, user research, prototyping, design iteration, and high fidelity UI and specs.
  • Ability to tell compelling stories to diverse groups.
  • Experience developing interfaces using HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript.
  • Exceptional storytelling and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work within interdisciplinary teams.
  • Experience with AfterEffects is a plus.