Graphic Designer

Location: Palo Alto, CA Posted: Jul 3

Job Description

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

POSITION SUMMARY

IDEO is looking for Graphic Designers for our Palo Alto office. Palo Alto is home to
our Digital Shop, Design for Health, Retail, and Transportation businesses, among others. Graphic Designers at IDEO routinely work on projects that spread across strategy, print, packaging, brand identity and interactive designs for products, screens, and spaces. Working at IDEO means you’ll tackle all aspects of the design process from user research to physical prototyping to telling the project story.

If you're a creative thinker who possesses a passion for designing beautiful, unique and thoughtful work, we should talk.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Work on a variety of projects that integrate digital, graphic and product design.
Collaborate with designers with different backgrounds such as industrial designers, mechanical engineers and interaction designers.
Create sacrificial concepts to move the project forward, but also create hi-fidelity, production level work for shipping product for both print and screen.
Be an advocate of exceptional visual design.
Help clients empathize with users by creating deliverables that tell a compelling story.

Relevant Experiences:

Wide variety of design experience across media (print, web, motion)
Demonstrated expertise in design tools such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
and AfterEffects.
Strong data visualization skills.
Exceptional communication and storytelling skills.
Experience working with designers from different backgrounds.
Passion for visual design and pushing boundaries.


Nice to Haves:

Collaboration with Interaction Designers / Digital Product designers.
Digital prototyping skills: comfortable using Keynote, Flinto, ect for low-fi concepts


Some Previous Projects to Check Out:

Melon: IDEO helped start-up Melon rebrand themselves and launch a successful kickstarter campaign to fund their breakthrough technology that enables people to measure their brain activity and track their mental focus.

http://www.ideo.com/work/changing-minds

Next Door for State Farm Insurance: IDEO found that many young people viewed insurance companies as “intimidating” and “unwelcoming,” selling products and services that were confusing, expensive, and irrelevant to their contemporary lifestyles.

To help change this perception, the team created a branded storefront and interior space; a website and an iPad Financial Coaching tool; concepts for classes and community events; and a framework for the new venture’s organization structure.

http://www.ideo.com/work/next-door/

Pill Pack: IDEO and start-up Pill Pack worked together on refining the company’s brand vision, strategy, and identity across channels and used this framework to completely redesign PillPack’s website and private dashboard for logged-in customers.

http://www.ideo.com/work/disrupting-the-drugstore

Application Process
Please apply with your resume and portfolio. Your portfolio should include at least 4 examples of work-related projects. In particular, we want to hear about the process and your role involved in developing the design or project.

Bonus points if you include 2-3 projects you have worked on for fun.

How To Apply

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