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CAREERS 2018-06-12T17:54:12+00:00

We focus on our clients. We value our people. We reward success.

We are looking for passionate User Experience (UX) Designer, generalists and specialists – Interaction UX Designer and Visual UX Designers. In addition to designers we are looking for Usability Analysts, iOS Developers and Android UI Developers.

Please email resume to careers@designial.com.

Interaction UX Designer

ALL LEVELS  •   SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA

Job Description

Your primary mission will be to understand our business needs and product requirements and transform that understanding into user-focused and intuitive products, interfaces, platforms for mobile and web.

Responsibilities

Since you will be working closely with product managers, marketers, designers, strategists, analysts and other key stakeholders, you must be a team player. Your tasks will include the creation of experience maps, user scenarios, mockups and flows.

Other tasks will include:

  • Collaborating and communicating professionally with clients and internal teams.
  • Validating ideas and designs using varied research methods and product performance.
  • Measuring recently released product features to establish benchmarks and to identify potential areas of improvement.
  • Designing user-experiences from low-fidelity sketches to hi-fidelity pixel perfect mockups, as needed.
  • Staying abreast of UX trends and looking for creative ideas and inspiration in parallel analogous worlds.
  • Creating rapid prototypes to validate design concepts with stakeholders and customers.
  • Highly detailed communication of design principles + direction, as well as design specifications to engineers

Requirements

  • Experience with native iOS, Android, and progressive/responsive web apps and frameworks that incorporate strong grid principles, such as Bootstrap.
  • Strong work portfolio that demonstrates systematic and creative design thinking as well as a deep understanding of UI/UX best practices.
  • Strong ability to recognize and predict use cases and user interaction, including happy path as well as edge and corner cases, and incorporate them into designs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (the ability to effectively sell an idea).
  • Deep understanding of information design / architecture, gestalt principles, and user psychology.
  • Ability to manage time wisely across projects and competing priorities, meet agreed upon deadlines, and be accountable for work.
  • Proficiency in graphic design, motion graphics, digital art, sensitivity to typography, color, layout, and a general awareness of materials/textures.
  • Experience in working with a cross-functional team or large-scale software development lifecycle, including waterfall and agile methodologies.

Visual UX Designer

ALL LEVELS   •   SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA

Job Description

In your role as a visual designer, your day-to-day tasks will consist of creating visually engaging, innovative and functional mobile and Web products.

One of the key aspects of your role is a thorough understanding of the right balance between business, design and our customers and serving our brand’s purpose, business missions and customer needs.

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include areas of design such as typography, iconography, color, space and texture. You will use your knowledge, expertise and skills in all these fields to help our users successfully navigate and become comfortable with our products.

More responsibilities in detail:

  • Present the user-interface visually so that information is easy to read, easy to understand and easy to find.
  • Prepare work by gathering information and materials.
  • Generate clear ideas, concepts and designs of creative assets from beginning to end.
  • Work collaboratively with other designers to ensure a consistent, integrated brand perception and user-experience.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team that includes engineers, product managers in order to create simple, easy-to-use software.
  • Translate client business requirements, user needs, technical requirements into designs that are visually enticing, easy to use, and emotionally engaging.
  • Staying in the loop and on top of the latest standards, changes, trends in visual design field.
  • Interpreting storyboards to tell visual stories that support learning.

Requirements

  • The ability to refine other people’s ideas and come up with new ones to create a highly designed visual experience.
  • Well organized, responsible and dedicated, with the ability to work on multiple projects and deliver refined design in a short time.
  • Self-learning, able to learn new tools quickly and work in a fast evolving environment.
  • Proven ability delivering high quality designs to customers.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and Sketch.
  • Expert level skills in Photoshop, InvisionApp, UXPin and other relevant design tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience in the visual design field.

Usability Analyst

ALL LEVELS   •   SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Usability Analyst to join our team. As a Usability Analyst at our company, you will be responsible for conceptualizing and forming product improvements and features. In addition, you will be evaluating the usability and success of products.

Responsibilities

Since you will be working closely with product managers, marketers, designers, strategists, analysts and other key stakeholders, you must be a team player. Your tasks will include designing research studies, recruiting test participants, analyzing test results and providing product improvement recommendations.

Other tasks will include:

  • Collaborating and communicating professionally with clients and internal teams.
  • Work closely with marketing and product management teams to identify research topics
  • Recommend and design research studies, tools based product needs
  • Recruit research test participants
  • Conduct, moderate research studies
  • Analyze research test results and provide recommendations on product improvements
  • Advocate for users throughout end-to-end product design and development process

Requirements

  • Comfortable launching and iterating quickly and using data
  • In-depth understanding of UX design process
  • Experience with conducting user research
  • Experience with qualitative and user-centered design methodologies
  • Working knowledge of quantitative, behavioral analysis and statistics
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with native iOS, Android, and progressive/responsive web apps.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience in the user research field.

iOS Developer

EXPERIENCED LEVEL   •   SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA

Job Description

We are looking for an iOS developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a range of iOS devices including mobile phones and tablet computers. Your primary focus will be development of iOS applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build applications for the iOS platform
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Collaborate with a team to define, design, and ship new features
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation

Skills

  • Proficient with Objective-C or Swift, and Cocoa Touch
  • Experience with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, etc.
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services
  • Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
  • Understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines
  • Knowledge of low-level C-based libraries is preferred
  • Experience with performance and memory tuning with tools such as Instruments and Shark, depending on project needs
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • Knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial or SVN

Familiarity with continuous integration

Android Developer

EXPERIENCED LEVEL   •   SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA

Job Description

We are looking for an Android developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a vast number of diverse Android devices. Your primary focus will be the development of Android applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working along-side other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable Java code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

Skills

  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”
  • Familiarity with the use of additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerometers
  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial or SVN
  • Familiarity with continuous integration