Senior Visual Designer

Posted 16-02-2012, offered

Hot Studio is a leading experience design company with offices in New York and San Francisco. Dedicated to creating elegant solutions for complex design challenges, we collaborate with business leaders, innovative organizations, and emerging companies to create breakthrough products and services that have global reach and local impact. Our clients include Cisco, Dow Jones, Warner Music Group, Palm, Gap, eBay, Zinio,, SFMOMA, and California Academy of Sciences.

The ideal visual design candidate is an independent and innovative thinker, has excellent visual design skills, and has a deep understanding of interaction design and knowledge of technical possibility.


• Solve design problems by producing high-quality work across a variety of media

• Communicate and work collaboratively with peers and clients; participate in working sessions and critiques

• Develop a strong understanding of the clients’ and users’ needs, dynamics, and behaviors

• Create multiple design comps and ideas within a set period of time

• Identify opportunities to secure additional projects with existing clients

• Maintain the integrity of Hot’s process; ensure that deliverables adhere to Hot’s standards

• Maintain a professional demeanor; inspire innovation where possible

• Work with the Creative Lead and visual design team to create visual designs that are astute and elegant which serve human understanding and meet human needs

Required Skills & Qualifications

• Minimum of 4 years experience in the industry

• Outstanding portfolio that includes web and motion graphics experience and demonstrates a variety of styles

• Mobile and multi-touch design experience – including for the iPad, iPhone – is a plus

• Identity and print design experience a plus

• Outstanding references

• Strong understanding of information architecture and user-centered design methodology

• Ability to communicate effectively with user experience architects, producers, and programmers

• Superior presentation, oral and written communication skills

• Excellent team-building, and problem-solving skills

• Enthusiasm and positive energy

• Expert use of standard graphic design applications such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash and After Effects

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