Interactive Designer

Sparks Group - Burlingame, CA (30+ days ago)4.3


Our ideal Interactive Designer is highly self-motivated, creative, energetic, and deeply knowledgeable about the latest interactive based technologies and trends. This is a challenging job that offers the right person an opportunity to experiment with technology and create exciting projects for live events ranging from mobile and large touch screen apps to Interactive installations. We are seeking a top notch creative with a keen visual sense, best practice digital design skills, a mind for creating great user experiences, and a fluid ability to translate brand essence into stunning experiences. Sparks Interactive Designers work with account and creative teams to conceive, design and present cutting-edge digital experiences that connect audiences with brands at live events.

Responsibilities

Work with the Creative Director to ideate, wireframe, and design, and prototype interactive experiences
Deliver flawless and detailed UI production files for Touch screen, web and mobile applications
Work with the Interactive Producer and Dev teams to spec and QA your designs
Collaborate with 3D and Graphic design teams as the team digital expert
Manage multiple project deliverables under tight deadlines
Build beautiful presentations to explain your ideas
Required Skills

3 years professional experience at a creative agency or in-house creative team.
BA/BFA in Graphic design or related field
Expertise in Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)
Outstanding design sensibility demonstrated through design portfolio
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in Google docs, MS Office, and project management software (Basecamp)
Experience with HTML, CSS, Processing, After Effects a plus
Professional Competencies

Creativity – Consistently produces imaginative solutions to problems through new and inspiring ideas, concepts and designs.
Attention to detail – Cares about the little things. Strives for perfection.
Empathy – Actively identifies with and anticipates feelings and reactions of intended audiences.
Communication – Expresses ideas clearly and dynamically, both through written and spoken word.
Intelligence - Learns quickly. Demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information.
Efficiency - Produces significant output with minimal wasted effort.
Proactivity - Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company.
Service-oriented – Anticipates needs and understands the value of providing flawless solutions.
Collaborative – Contributes to group projects willingly and with enthusiasm. Not afraid to share ideas. Listens well to others.
Cultural Competencies

Team oriented – Connects with and cares about colleagues success and wellbeing.
Culturally engaged – Follows and appreciates trends in the arts, music, performance, media, design and advertising.
Tech-savvy – Early technology adopter. Enjoys tinkering and figuring out how things work.
Integrity – Does what is right. Earns trust and maintains confidences. Speaks plainly and truthfully.
Humor – Sees humor in situations. Enjoys keeping it light in the studio.
About The Sparks Digital Team

Sparks Digital is a growing team of interactive designers, technologists and creative thinkers growing from within an event company to create cutting-edge interactive experiences in architectural and event-based settings. Servicing an existing client base of leading brands for event marketing, tradeshow and retail programs, as well as pitching exciting ideas for new work, the Sparks Digital team looking for top talent interested in the fast-emerging trend of digital media in experiential marketing.