As a Senior Motion Designer at Punchcut, you will help lead design projects across all channels and be responsible for understanding our client’s business and project goals, translating them into unique and thoughtful interactive experiences. The Senior Motion Designer will work with visual and interaction designers, as well as developers to implement motion design concepts into pixel-perfect, bullet-proof user interfaces that demonstrate a solid understanding of where motion design, interaction design, information architecture and technology come together to create smart, compelling and usable experiences across channels and devices.
You will demonstrate leadership in motion concept development, be able to sell those concepts to clients with excitement and enthusiasm while defending design decisions with a solid understanding of available technologies, user expectations, industry expertise and trends. The work you will present will show innovative and appropriate navigation systems, spatial models, effective storytelling, with a meticulous attention to detail.
If you’re the right fit, you’ll share the belief that form is as important as function. You’ll balance innovation with pragmatism. You’ll work hard and play hard.
_ 5-7 years experience in motion and interactive design for mobile, web and
software, with the last three years in a senior role.
_ Experience in Flash and Actionscript 3.0, After Effects and other motion and prototyping applications
_ A stellar portfolio that shows creative range and innovative thinking.
_ Passion for design and the evolution of the interactive user experience.
_ Solid understanding of design principles and how they apply to the interactive space. Understanding of the nuances of UI design for mobile.
_ Thorough understanding of current UI presentation-layer technologies.
_ Ability to produce great work in short timeframes, manage time efficiently while multi-tasking across different projects and clients.
_ Ambitious, proactive, conceptual and honest.
_ No egos please.
_ Published work in mobile
_ 3D modeling and animation
We are a user interface design company specializing in mobile and convergent experiences across consumer devices. We provide strategy, design and development services – from original user research and usability studies to the complete design and development of custom interfaces. Clients span the industry, and include operators, device manufacturers and leading entertainment brands. Punchcut partners with clients to create solutions that place devices and services in new contexts and empower users at the center of the evolving device ecosystem.
We are looking for smart, energetic people who care about design, and value a good work-life balance. Because of our size and focus everyone shares real impact on the decisions we make. We’re striving to create a different kind of company; one where people are the priority and the future is the focus.
Interested? Please submit your resume with a portfolio web site to work (at) punchcut.com. Candidates must have an online portfolio for best consideration.
This position is located in San Francisco, California. Punchcut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.