HTC's Innovation Team is looking for a visual designer with 5 or more years’ experience, who can contribute to the HTC user experience through quality visual design. We are looking for outstanding visual design skills and passion for creating innovative mobile user experiences.
Utilize conceptual thinking skills in collaboration with UX Designers to create innovative mobile user experiences.
Participate in brainstorms that generate innovative, unexpected ideas — and contribute to the design direction at project outset.
Collaborate with visual and interaction designers to help illustrate scenarios and storyboards that communicate design concepts to team members, product groups, and executives.
Create inspiring mood boards and style frames.
Translate mood boards into tangible visual design UI elements and design comps.
Create visual designs for interactive prototypes that help iterate and evolve your design concepts.
Help to inspire, excite, and motivate other departments.
Validate input from other stakeholders
Explore Investigate, kick off, and evangelize design initiatives based off UX needs.
Present and evangelize design concepts to design/engineering teams
Deliver and critique production-ready master design templates, and develop comprehensive Visual Design Standards and Guidelines.
Accurately judge level of effort for individual/team design contributions.
Manage design deliverables.
Track design related issues.
Contribute to an evolving design culture and process at HTC's UX Design team group and throughout HTC's worldwide design organization.
The successful candidate will have:
5+ years of working closely with UI designers creating visual design for interactive systems, including significant non-Web design work (mobile design a huge plus).
Experience shipping multiple products from concept to creation.
Experience contributing to the overall visual design direction for UX projects. Working knowledge of full end-to-end, user-centered design processes, techniques, and deliverables.
Experience working with and influencing a multi-disciplinary team of visual designers, UX designers, researchers, planners, engineers, business development, product planning, and sales.
Knowledge of formal visual design and composition principles, and a working knowledge of Interaction Design and Information Architecture.
Strong communication and presentation skills with an ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
Ability to self-start and self-manage on projects. Proven track record of on-time, high-quality deliverables for projects.
BA/MA in Graphic Design, Interactive Design, or closely-related field.
Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; Photoshop, Illustrator is required. Working knowledge of Flash is a benefit.
Motion design experience or 3D skills a huge plus (After Effects, Cinema 4D, Maya).
Portfolio demonstrating excellent visual design skills.
Passion for mobile technology and visual design discipline.
Willingness to be a team player.
Equal Opportunity Employer
HTC - 16 months ago