Randstad Designer in Mountain View, California


job details:

  • location:Mountain View, CA

  • salary:$52.45 - $66.48 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, March 12, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:607398

job description

The Experience Studio team is a small team of designers, producers, engineers, and business thinkers whose mission is to inspire Google's customers through the interactive spaces that we create. Our job is to design and deliver engaging physical, interactive experiences that tell Google's story. We make Google's magic more magical, and communicate Google's unique position to shape new infrastructure that allows all of us to become more informed, more entertained, more connected.

We are looking for a industrious, dynamic designer to help us elevate the visual experience of our technologies and exhibits. You are dedicated to doing great work and think in multiple dimensions - not only in pictures and pixels, but in sound, motion, interaction and technology. You're a progressive, tech-savvy, next generation designer who is passionate about working quickly and delivering exceptional visual experiences and interactions to our users.

Responsibilities (Top 3 designated below)

1) Create design and visual communications across all mediums - small screens, big screens, huge screens, VR, projections, theatrical effects, etc.

2) Work with experience design leads to deliver high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototype to communicate interaction and design ideas.

2) Produce art assets (illustrations, icons, templates) and style guideline documents for use across the team.

Gauge the usability and design of new and existing experiences, this could range from a web app that helps coordinate exhibits and technology within a physical space, to an interactive exhibit dedicated to communicating Google's story, and make constructive suggestions for change

Work closely with cross-functional members of the team (Design Leads & Engineers) to deliver great work in a scrappy environment.

End-to-end execution from art direction to sketches to pixel perfect production mocks

Required Skills:

BA degree in Design or related discipline, or minimum 2+ years experience in a role related to visual or graphc design.

Core design skills; ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color effectively.

Experience in both visual communication and interaction design (Required skills in Adobe Creative Cloud (e.g. Illustrator and Photoshop), After Effects, Sketch) and the ability to prototype/mock up these designs

Ability to juggle multiple priorities on tight deadlines without compromising quality. Strong command physical installation design.

Familiar and excited about latest trends in interaction, art and technology.

Nice to Haves:

Smart, bold and accessible sense of design.

Strong grasp of the Google brand, design aesthetic and philosophy

Experience in interaction design and motion. Projects that demonstrate light coding abilities - whether it's JavaScript, Processing, Android/iOS apps, openFrameworks/Cinder, or similar tool a plus!

Comfortable executing quickly on new ideas.