Position: Motion Designer (+Prototyping) - Onsite in San Francisco

Location: San Francisco

Status: Freelance

Estimated Duration: Months

Starts: Next Week

Rate: up to $70/hr

Job Description:

One of the Bay Area's best known search engine giants is seeking a Motion Designer to assist their team.

Top Responsibilities:

- Storyboarding (working with the design team to storyboard and develop early ideas)

- Motion and prototyping (explore and fine tune a range of ideas for review and iteration)

- Specification and implementation (working with design and eng team on design spec, version control and implementation)

Please respond highlighting the EXACT skills that apply to you.

Do you have?

- BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.

-2-4 years experience with using motion to craft compelling experiences

- Portfolio demonstrating strong motion, visual and interaction design skills

- High level competency with relevant software (After effects, Illustrator, Sketch, Photoshop)

- Experience working on system design, visual design and motion language

- Experience working with design and engineering teams on implementation

- Strong understanding of basic principles of animation

- A strong acumen for user experience design and how motion design influences UI and interaction design (and vice versa).

- Ability to fuse creativity and code to deliver cutting edge interactions.

- Propensity to focus on detailed aspects of motion and experience, often related to physics, patterns, and visu al design elements; ability to use motion to express sentimental or emotional experience.

- Strong conceptual skills.

- Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills. Ability to communicate complex, sometimes abstract, design concepts clearly and persuasively.

Nice to Have Skills/Not Required:

- Experience with Front- End prototyping (Framer, Flutter or similar tools) preferred

- Experience with 3D modelling and animation (Cinema 4D)

- Candidates should thrive on solving complex design challenges with simple, intuitive, beautiful design solutions.

- A strong sensibility for systematic design: grids, typography, graphic design and responsive design (if one thing matters, everything matters)

- Ability to develop simple and elegant design approaches to complex design problems

- Pprecise attention to detail

- A positive attitude (Google is a highly collaborative environment)

NOV. 2017

If you feel you are qualified for this position please send your resume (and samples if applicable) to:

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Salary: US$60 - US$70 per hour