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San Jose, California - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 11 July 2019
 
 
Job Description

Our client, is based in Los Gatos is seeking an experienced Prototype designer to join their team. This is a 12 month contract role with the possibility of extension

The role of the Prototyper is a special combination of engineer and designer. As a prototyper, you will be making design concepts tangible, crafting rich canvases and testing new experiences that can bring our shows and movies to life. You will build prototypes for use in field research to test with users and act as the bridge to engineering to ensure design intent is met and balanced with technical feasibility.

Using your full range of prototyping and product thinking skills, you will build interactive prototypes that explore new product ideas with researchers, designers and engineers.

As a Prototyper, you will:

Collaborate with research, product design and engineering partners to create interactive prototypes, ranging from reference to fully functional prototypes

Have the freedom to choose the tools and approaches (specific stack or code base) you use to solve problems and build prototypes

Iterate quickly to explore and validate product features and concepts

Set up prototypes for live usability research sessions, and iterate based on observations

Be a bridge to engineering during the productization phase to provide a prototype as a "living spec," that demonstrates the design intent and functionality or to advise on how to technically achieve a desired effect.

Seek out feedback on your projects, and provide candid feedback to your peers

Contribute new ideas and creative solutions

Stay on top of new UI technologies and best practices with partner teams and within the industry

Skills:

Expert-level experience in Front End development with HTML, CSS, JS

Experience with modern JavaScript (eg React, nodejs)

Experience building or consuming APIs and familiarity with web and cloud infrastructure

Experience with WebGL libraries a plus (three.js, PixiJS, etc.)

Dedicated to learning new prototyping technologies as they emerge

A demonstrated understanding of interaction and user experience design principles

Proficient with design tools like Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite

Degree in computer science, graphic arts, human factors or relevant experience

Experience across the entire product lifecycle (lived through multiple launches)

Experience with usability research is a plus

A strong bias towards action

A love of movies and TV shows!

Company Description First Professional Services is a staffing firm that provides high caliber temporary and permanent personnel from admins to CFOs. First Professional Services offers a highly vetted staffing pool at very competitive rates. First Professional Services has a specialized head hunting team that locates and verifies exemplary candidates for employment. All First Professional Services candidates pass a rigorous set of tests, screenings, background checks and past employment and referral verification. We are the sole staffing choice for prestigious studios like Sony, Fox, AMC Networks and various other well known law offices, brokerage firms, finance firms and a variety of corporations both large and small.

San Jose, California, United States of America
IT
USD
First Professional Services, LLC.
First Professional Services, LLC.
JS912AD20E/731298974
7/11/2019 6:01:28 PM

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