Mobile Interaction Designer at Wikia, Inc. in San Francisco, CA
Mobile Interaction Designer
You have an appreciation for open source. And love the idea of helping to create new communities where people all over the world can share their passion for everything from One Direction to Halo 4 on their mobile devices.
You’re a design-centric thinker, an evangelist of user centered design and are comfortable communicating (and debating!) your design ideas to a team. You have a strong design aesthetic yet adeptly tread the fine line between fun and functional.
Wikia is looking for a dynamic Mobile Designer to join our team. Wikia is the definitive place for people to collaborate and share their passion on the Web. Using our platform, anyone can form new communities around any subject they love, or participate in over 200,000 existing communities by reading or contributing new content. And we are growing fast! With more than five million pages of rich content, Wikia’s communities are the most authoritative information about any topic on the Internet.
Want to know a little more? Visit us here to see our recent press and info about our angel investors: http://www.wikia.com/About_Us
You are an innovative designer who loves improving the interfaces of iOS, Android and mobile web applications. In this role, you will work with product managers and engineers to create a vision for a seamless cross-platform experience. You will take this vision and apply your user experience and design principles to execute high-fidelity mockups and interaction flows and then deliver detailed, expertly executed assets and sprites, anticipating XHTML/CSS issues that may arise.
Previous mobile application design experience is key to this role and an academic background (BA) in graphic design, human-computer interaction, interaction design, or related field provides the solid design background needed to excel in this role. You have 3+ years of professional work experience and if some of this is with a user generated content site – well, this is a huge plus. Given your experience and education you now possess expert knowledge in user experience principles, graphic design principles, and web standards and have the ability to rapidly execute hi-fidelity mockups with a strong attention to pixel-level detail and craftsmanship. Full knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite rounds out your bag of tricks.
Wikia offers a competitive salary package including stock options, health benefits (medical, dental and vision), PTO, and a 401K. Our San Francisco office is located within walking distance to South Park, AT&T Stadium, and the CalTrain station, and is only blocks away from Market Street and BART. Our dog-friendly digs also come with a stocked pantry and gaming room/yoga studio.
Intrigued? Contact us to learn more and be sure to include a link to your amazing portfolio. Any applicant without a portfolio will not be considered.
We look forward to hearing from you!