Visual Designer
Location Labs - Emeryville, CA

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We are currently hiring for an experienced Visual Designer. Read below for a formal job description. Our company offers an exceptional work environment that includes weekly yoga, rockclimbing, basketball, on-site massage, and a kitchen fully stocked with organic produce and treats. In addition, we have free lunch on Fridays from local eateries (Zachary's, Wally's, Plearn Thai, Rattos, Berkeley Bowl, etc) and quarterly off-site events that include family and friends. Please check out our website and submit your resume and portfolio if interested. Thank you for your interest!

Responsibilities:
Solve design problems and produce high-quality solutions across a variety of media; web and mobile, including iphone, android, tablets, HTML5 etc.
Work collaboratively with product teams and function as an advocate for visual design on projects
Brainstorm with product managers and user experience designers to create innovative application designs
Define visual language across applications
Continue to pursue your passion for design and share your inspirations with the design team

Our ideal designers:
You have a keen sense for what the user needs and understand that the best solutions combine appropriate aesthetics with intuitive functionality.
You will help create, shape, and focus the visual and interaction design on the latest versions of our industry-leading family safety services, deployed on nearly a dozen carriers, including some of the largest carriers in the world. We power family locator services like ATT FamilyMap, Sprint Family Locator, and T-Mobile FamilyWhere, as well as No Texting While Driving solutions such as T-Mobile DriveSmart Plus and Sprint DriveFirst.
This position is situated within the Visual Design Group, reporting to the Creative Director and will be working alongside other talented and exceptional user experience and visual designers. The main deliverables assigned will be development of design directions and defining visual language across applications.

Required skills and qualifications:
Design degrees are nice, but a stellar portfolio and relevant experience are just as crucial
3+ years of experience (if you're entry level and have a killer portfolio, show us)
Portfolio with outstanding examples of web and mobile design; print design is a plus
Strong understanding of user experience design
Demonstrated proficiency in the tools of the trade, Photoshop, Illustrator; HTML is a plus
Ability to collaborate and communicate with our team of user experience designers, software engineers, front-end developers and product managers
Superior presentation, oral, written and communication skills

Location Labs is always looking for great Visual Designers who can help us deliver beautiful and immensely powerful mobile and web services that will be used by millions of families. We are a vibrant, fast-growing, and profitable technology company in the East Bay revolutionizing the use of mobile phones for personal and family safety. Projects encompass a range of technologies, from pre-release smartphones to scalable web technologies and pioneering the latest in mobile location software.
Location Labs builds some of the most successful mobile and web services on the planet--services that address a primal need: family and personal safety. We operate the worlds most successful mobile location-based personal safety services, powering more than a dozen successful products. Recent accolades include: 2010 Inc. 500 list of Americas Fastest Growing Private Companies and San Francisco Business Journals Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies.

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