Visual Designer

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Company: Google
Location Mountain View, CA
Date Posted: December 12, 2014
Source: Google
Please include URLs for an online portfolio in addition to resume. Submissions without a portfolio included will not be considered.

At Google, Visual Designers weave iconography, typography, color, space and texture together to help our users successfully navigate our products. We believe that all of our products should be beautiful and accessible. As a Visual Designer, youll delight users with designs that inspire, engage and excite them. Youll rely on user-centered design principles to produce high-quality visualsfrom concept to executionacross many platforms. Like all of our UX jobs, youll collaborate with your fellow designers to constantly refine the Google design language and create innovative, great-looking products that people love to use.


* Design one or more of Google's consumer facing products.
* Create a look consistent with all of Google - while pleasing our users.
* Communicate effectively in a cross-functional product development team and present ideas and designs effectively.
* Present the user interface visually so information is easy to read, easy to understand and easy to find.
* Market and promote products and features so users understand what they're getting and what the benefits are.

Minimum qualifications

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

Preferred qualifications

* Experience designing outstanding web-based products for a consumer-oriented website.
* Excellent CSS and HTML skills; solid knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or Fireworks.
* Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process.
* Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
* Excellent problem-solving skills.
* Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.

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