Voxy is looking for a passionate graphic designer who is interested in using design to improves lives. Voxy -- a mobile language learning platform, believes that language enables dreams--careers, trips of a life time, or even new relationships. Language opens doors to new life experiences. For that reason, we are building technology that integrates real-life content into a personalized language curriculum.
So, every Voxy learner has an experience that is unique to their own goals and dreams. You can learn more about Voxy at voxy.com. Some quotes that inspire our design team are: quotWhen creating great experiences, it°s not so much about doing what users expect. Instead, it°s about creating a design that clearly meets their needs at the instant they need it.quot —Jared Spool quotPeople ignore design that ignores people.quot —Frank Chimero quotContent precedes design.
Design in the absence of content is not design, it ’s decoration.quot —Jeffrey Zeldman And atop our current book list, you ’ll find: Anything from quotA Book Apart,quot especially quotDesign is a Jobquot by Mike Monteiro and quotDesigning for Emotionquot by Aaron Walter quotElements of Typographic Stylequot – Robert Bringhurst quotThe Art of Looking Sidewaysquot – Alan Fletcher quotTibor Kalman, Perverse Optimistquot – Peter Hall, Michael Beirut The right candidate will have a strong appreciation for minimalism, discipline, strong grid, unambiguous hierarchy and elegance. The Graphic Designer will work on all aspects of design projects for key areas of the Voxy web and mobile product. This includes developing designs from conceptual mockups to finalized experiences ready for deployment to passionate learners across the globe; collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to continuously give recommendations to improve and enhance usability; utilizing Photoshop, Fireworks and/or Illustrator to create designs that represent knowledge of design/interaction best practices and design patterns. RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for visual and user interface design of select product features.
Responsible for visual design of marketing and promotion materials. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BA/BS or above preferred in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interface, Graphic Design, or other design field or equivalent work experience. 4+ years of experience designing web and mobile-based interfaces and interactions. Expert knowledge of design software (Photoshop, Illustrator and/or Fireworks), as well as a demonstrated ability to either follow or define a web interface style guide.
A diverse mobile and web-based portfolio that showcases your work. Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process. Must be self-motivated, effective problem solver who can prioritize and manage work load and meet critical project milestones and deadlines. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.
Excellent presentation and communication skills. Works well in a team environment. Superb attention to detail. NICE TO HAVES Experience in learning a language and/or living abroad.