Digital Experience Designer

Gensler - Austin, TX3.8

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $61,000 - $87,000 a year
At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring innovative ideas to solve challenging problems.

Our depth of expertise spans disciplines—from aviation and transportation to education, hospitality, retail, technology and more. Whether we’re refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient and more impactful.

Your Role

As a member of the Digital Experience team, your role as a Senior Experience designer is to help envision, scope, and implement digital interface experiences that manifest in the built environment and bridge the gap between the physical and digital world.

Your understanding of information architecture, user flow diagrams, and interaction design to craft experiences that go “beyond the screen” is integral in this role.

You will leverage a variety of platforms and technologies to identify and define user experiences, design and deliver solutions for opportunities within the user journey, demonstrate proof of concepts, simulate experiences within virtual environments, test the usability of an interface, and produce digital content for temporary or permanent installation.

DXD Reel: (PW: Gensler)

What You Will Do

Collaborate with clients, design teams and other designers on projects across multiple industries
Have a deep understanding of users, including personas and archetypes/modes, and their relation to unique and holistic user journeys
Translate user needs into visual concepts using a variety of tools
Evolve concepts from ideation to sketches and storyboards to viable, documented design solutions
Design for the needs of the clients and end users, understanding the balance between the two
Knowledge of user-centric design processes and methodologies
Your Qualifications

7+ years of Visual Design and/or Interaction Design experience
Experience designing for physical space, i.e. responsive screens in a physical space
Exceptional critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets
Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn quickly and understand diverse technologies and techniques.
Proficiency with design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and InDesign
Proficiency in U/X design tools such as InVision and Sketch
Desire to employ best design practices and to develop new bold ideas
Must provide a portfolio in either PDF form or a link to a website portfolio
Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.

We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities.

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.