Visual Interaction Designer

Schema Design k

Seattle, WA

Sep 12
Job Description

Schema is looking for a Visual Interaction Designer to join our team in Seattle, WA.

The Visual Interaction Designer is responsible for creating beautiful and intuitive data-driven tools and experiences for a wide range of audiences. The position will work under the direction of the Creative Director as well as alongside the Interaction Design and Software Engineering teams on a wide range of projects, from web and mobile applications to large-scale interactive media installations. The ideal candidate thrives on details and is strong in systems thinking. Curious and forward-thinking, they are interested in contributing to Schema’s ongoing research at the intersection of design, technology, and culture.

The Visual Interaction Designer will work at our offices in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary, award-winning design team with forward-thinking clients.

Undergraduate or graduate degree (or equivalent coursework) in Visual/Graphic Design or related field.
A high degree of skill in typography, composition and color.
Experience designing data visualizations and for big data.
Experience with UI/UX design.
Fluent with design tools such as Sketch and Adobe Creative Cloud.
Highly disciplined. Must be able to balance multiple projects/deadlines and work in a fast-paced, demanding atmosphere.
Excellent communication skills. Experience working with clients a plus.
Fast and efficient while possessing a positive attitude.
Familiar with web languages and technologies (e.g. HTML5, CSS3,Javascript/jQuery, Git, D3.js) a huge bonus.
2+ years working as a freelance designer, studio, agency, or in-house.

Application Details

Interested candidates should send a resume, references and portfolio (minimum 10 projects) to jobs@schemadesign.com.

Schema Design

Schema is a research and design firm. We create tools and experiences that turn information into action. Schema is a design firm for the information age. We design for impact, focusing on information platforms that scale and evolve with organizations. We are experts in the areas of interaction design, visual design, and data visualization, and approach every project from a human-centered perspective. We engage deeply with our clients — innovative startups, progressive cultural and government organizations, as well as corporations who value design. We work across a broad spectrum of media, from web and mobile applications to publishing and installations. Our process is collaborative and hands-on. We emphasize dialogue and prototyping as methods for inquiry, discovery and validation.