UI/UX Designer (San Mateo, CA)

Job Description

SkyGiraffe is looking for a well-rounded UI / UX Designer in The Bay Area that is familiar with the growing mobile landscape and desires to contribute in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. You must be able to create sophisticated, innovative, and user-friendly designs for web and print as well as Android and iOS devices.

If you are interested in this job opportunity please send your CV to jobs@skygiraffe.com.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver wireframes, mockups and prototypes
  • Work closely with the stakeholders to create new features from the ground up
  • Prototype rich interactions with multiple states and roles
  • Create and implement style guides and standards
  • Design consistent interfaces and experiences across multiple devices
  • Deliver a repeatable design for Web Developers to propagate the design through multiple web properties

Technical Requirements:

  • 1-3+ years designing user interfaces for web and mobile applications
  • Knowledge of common design patterns and best practices for application design
  • Strong foundation in visual design principles (typography, layout, color, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and After Effects
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS and current technology capabilities
  • Ability to design interfaces that will adapt to localization
  • Experience with mobile applications
  • Thorough understanding of grid-based layouts and UI frameworks

Non-Technical Requirements:

  • A great attitude and enjoyment of working in a close, highly energized, team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are a MUST.
  • Demonstrate self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm.
  • Present ideas, expectations and information in a concise and well-organized way.
  • Manage time well, correctly prioritizing tasks.

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