Here's a fantastic opportunity for an alum with 2-4 years experience! (and an opportunity to work with the formidable Cady Bean-Smith!)
Moonshot is the innovation practice at Barkley. Our human-centered approach to innovation draws on an understanding of cultural conditions and technological possibilities to realize future products, systems, services, and experiences. We are seeking an exceptional Experience Designer to join us in a unique and non-traditional environment.
We hire the smart, the passionate, the curious. As a Moonshot Experience Designer your design practice will be inherently interdisciplinary and intensely collaborative. You will understand that our work relies on the collective expertise of designers, technologists, fabricators, and strategists. Your Experience Design projects will encompass multiple manifestations across physical and digital environments, facilitating connections between the ideas and emotions of people and brands. You are ultimately concerned with designing the conditions for useful, usable, relevant, and resonant human experiences.
Activities include experimental projects, rapid prototyping, cross-disciplinary collaborations, participation in innovation workshops, and contributing visual design expertise to creative technology experiences based on these activities for agency clients. Additionally, the Moonshot Experience Designer will create content and design materials to promote the Moonshot brand across all channels.
Focus on creating contextually aware, culturally relevant solutions that respond to real human challenges and needs.
Design the visual (graphic, interactive, environmental) elements of Experience Design projects
Help communicate what the future looks like through self-initiated Lab projects
Maintain and evolve the visual language of the Moonshot brand across all platforms
Create materials to promote the Moonshot internally and externally
Contribute to the thought leadership of the Agency
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Demonstrated understanding of user-interface and interaction design principles
A deep understanding of the Human-Centered Design process, tools and techniques
The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) and Keynote
A portfolio that shows creativity and design integrity in Experience Design or related fields: Interaction Design, User Interface Design, Graphic Design, or Environmental/Experiential Design
A Graphic Design/Interactive Design (or related) professional degree
At least 2-4 years professional experience.
ADDITIONAL CAPABILITIES ENCOURAGED:
Experience working in UX
Experience in the advertising industry is a big plus
Please send at least three examples of your best design work along with your resume.
A workplace environment that is truly diverse is built with characteristics, skills and experiences of all partners. Diversity is defined in many ways: gender, race, ancestry, language, age, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, disability, thinking styles, opinions and life experiences. Barkley values diversity at all levels in the company and believes that by continuing to foster and build a diverse environment, our organization becomes more creative, flexible and productive team.