Randstad Visual Designer in Mountain View, California
Mountain View, CA
Friday, October 14, 2016
The Android Instant Apps team is working on the future of apps on our devices. For the initial launch the team is looking for visual design support from a designer with strong visual design skills who is excited about product user interfaces and can work independently.
This is a rare opportunity to design what mobile computing will look like going forward and to work with an outstanding team of engineers, product managers and researchers.
You will be supporting the team with any design needs they have for launch, support ongoing user research and create visual explorations of new features.
Top Daily Responsibilities:
Support the product launch with any production of design asset as needed
Create (amongst others, but not limited to) visual explorations, wireframes and user flows for new features
Provide mocks and assets to support user testing and research
Provide red lines for existing design mocks
BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, Computer Science, or a related field (in lieu of degree, 5 years of relevant work experience required).
5+ years of experience with proven track record of designing and shipping successful software design experiences for multiple device types and contexts.
Strong core interaction design skills, knowledge of the user-centered design methodologies, and a good understanding of usability.
Fluency in both mobile and web IxD.
Ability to work within a highly technical environment; good understanding of technical requirements and limitations.
Ability to work independently on end-to-end projects.
BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field or equivalent practical experience
Demonstrated experience in designing usable web-based interfaces and applications
Understanding of user research techniques and how they can be applied to problem solving
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Strong, clean visual design sense
Nice to have:
Detail-oriented and organized, with strong visual design skills, layout, typography and high graphic standards.
Knowledge of design and technology trends and how to apply these to Google projects