SMAL is looking for a Junior Interaction Designer to join our Munich-based User Experience (UX) Team. SMAL is a global design and innovation agency, helping brands understand their customers so they can connect with them through their product offerings, and ultimately create a beautiful experience. Our core capabilities are product and interaction design, as well as design research, visualization, animation and packaging services.
The right designer will have experience across a broad spectrum of applications, with a specific interest in software design and development. If you love to concept, design, and prototype across projects where consumer behavior, client brand, digital and physical interfaces meet, we'd love to hear from you! Our highly collaborative UX team make this an unique opportunity to engage and affect our clients’ brands at a very strategic level. Our work makes a difference.
TO BE SUITED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST POSSESS:
A BS/BA or BFA in a relevant field with 0-2 years experience in interaction design.
Excellent client-facing and communication skills.
Knowledge of best practices and tools for developing deliverables such as user journeys, task flows and wireframes for desktop, mobile and web software.
Experience in information architecture, interaction strategy, customer research and the construction of software (and hardware) prototypes.
Flexible skills in interaction design, with applications in physical/digital products and interaction/graphic communications with an eye for visual detail.
An aptitude for translating client needs and brand characteristics into authentic interface solutions.
A demonstrated design sensibility and a knack for producing effective, engaging interaction models and prototypes.
The ability to consolidate foundational information, including input from user research, information architecture, other design disciplines and senior creative staff.
Experience Illustrator, Photoshop and/or AfterEffects, basic skills in common frontend technologies like HTML/CSS/JS for prototyping.
A well-rounded knowledge of software technologies such as iOS, Android and HTML5, and the ability to articulate how they can impact interaction design.
A portfolio of relevant work that demonstrates your process as an interaction designer.
SMAL is an inspiring, buoyant place to work and a dynamic company located across two continents.
Our clients are innovative, forward thinking brands and our projects range from tactical product design to in-depth strategy. More than 20 smart, talented and creative people work in our Munich studio, and by truly collaborating we are able to produce our best work. We believe in the power of the team, a team where small details matter too.