Senior Visual Designer

Punchcut is looking for a Senior Visual Designer to join our team. You should have a strong understanding of user-centered design and be comfortable working independently and in collaboration with other designers. You have at least 5 years of relevant design experience, including mobile apps/platforms and other emerging user interfaces such as voice, automotive, or VR/AR. You feel comfortable leading project teams in a fast-paced, collaborative, creative design studio environment.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as Visual Design Lead on client projects and direct the work of Visual Designers on your team.
  • Apply user-centered design process to solve problems in contexts that have little precedence.
  • Inspire teams with your vision for future user experiences.
  • Lead brainstorming and concepting sessions internally and with clients.
  • Explore a range of visual directions and facilitate client reviews to make informed selections.
  • Participate in research and collaborate closely with interaction designers.

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years minimum experience in digital design for mobile, television, tablet, web and software, with the last 2-3 years in a senior creative role.
  • A stellar portfolio that shows creative range and innovative thinking.
  • Demonstrable experience in the creation of new visual languages.
  • Superior communication and client management skills.
  • Experience directing and/or mentoring other visual designers.
  • Thorough understanding of mobile platforms and UI presentation-layer technologies.
  • Ability to produce great work in short timeframes, and manage time efficiently while multi-tasking.
  • Ambitious, proactive, conceptual and honest.

BONUS POINTS FOR:

  • Consumer device UI currently in market.
  • 3D modeling, motion design and/or experience with AR/VR.

Why Punchcut?

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. We also love the diversity, challenge and satisfaction that come from our projects. From creating a future user experience vision and strategy to assessing the detailed usability of next year’s hottest wearable, Punchcut designs the future. Punchcut also offers a balanced, life-friendly work environment, as well as medical/dental/life/disability insurance, paid time off, sabbatical time, a 401k plan, commuter benefits, and annual device and education allowances. Punchcut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location

San Francisco

Commitment

Full-time

Come design the future of everything!

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