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Senior Visual Interaction Designer

Schema Design k

Seattle, WA

Jun 16
Job Description

Who You Are
As Senior Visual Interaction Designer, you are responsible for creating beautiful and intuitive data experiences for a wide range of audiences. You have an understanding of interaction design methods and human-centered design as well as exacting standards for typography and visual communication. You are obsessed with the details of a design solution, from typography and color to motion and behaviors. You are also able to fluidly balance the details with the big picture and a project’s business, user experience and technology goals.

You will work closely with our designers and technologists on a wide range of projects, from data-driven websites and web applications to media installations. While you enjoy teamwork and thrive on collaboration, you are self-motivated and also willing and able to work independently. You will be in frequent communication with our clients and partners, making presentations and working collaboratively across teams. You will alternate between lead and supporting roles on projects and strive to ensure that our work maintains the highest standards possible.

Curious and driven, you are interested in contributing to Schema’s ongoing research at the intersection of design, data, and technology. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary, award-winning design firm with forward-thinking clients. This position will start out remote, but following the Covid-19 pandemic you will work at our offices in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood or our forthcoming New York City studio.

Qualifications
-6+ years working as a freelance designer, at a studio or agency, or on an in-house team
-Undergraduate or graduate degree in Graphic Design, Communication Design, Interaction Design, or a related field
-Highly skilled at typography, as well as color, composition and interaction
-Experience designing websites and web applications, as well as dynamic data visualizations
-Strong conceptual thinking, and a passion for solving complex problems
-Ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
-Excellent communication skills and experience working collaboratively with clients
-Familiarity with coding for the web and content management systems is a plus

Who We Are
You’ll join a tight knit and passionate team made up of professionals who left their roles at agencies, corporations and institutions to tackle challenging and meaningful problems together. We view our clients as our partners, and are dedicated to creating ground-breaking work together.

We offer the creative freedom to develop innovative design solutions, concepts and strategies around data experiences that we believe could push the boundaries of the design field. The work environment is fast-paced, energetic and collaborative—we thrive on and support the diversity of our individual talents and perspectives. We offer a competitive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan.


Schema Design

About Schema:
Schema is a research and design firm. We create digital experiences that turn information into action. We are experts in the areas of interaction design, visual design, and data visualization, and approach projects from a human-centered perspective. We engage deeply with our clients, and work across a broad spectrum of media, from websites and web apps to physical installations. Our process is collaborative and hands-on. We emphasize dialogue and prototyping as methods for inquiry, discovery and validation.