Graphic Artist & Web UI Designer (2 Openings) - for Largest Independent Mobile App Store in the World!

aliciasf
2010
Graphic Artist & Web UI Designer (2 Openings) - for Largest Independent Mobile App Store in the World!
August 9, 2010 - 8:13pm
San Mateo, CA
United States
Employer: 
GetJar, Inc.
From a recruiter: 
Recruiter
Term: 
Full time
How to apply: 
Please send your resume/portfolio link and a listing of your skills/achievements/highlights in bullet point form to alicia@getjar.com
Description: 

About the Company
GetJar is the largest independent mobile app store, 2nd only to iTunes in total volume. We are growing at a phenomenal rate, have served in excess of 1 Billion downloads, hosting more than 75,000 mobile apps, across 2,200+ handsets, over 200 countries, and serving 3 million downloads per day. We help companies acquire thousands of users daily. Our key customers include Google, Skype, Facebook, eBuddy, Yahoo, MSN, Ebay, YouTube, Nimbuzz, Fandango and more.

Check us out in the news:
GetJar hits a Billion downloads & receives $11 Million in funding: http://goo.gl/TUd3
Our CEO Featured on CNBC (video): http://goo.gl/mmzp
Reaching 3 Million downloads a day/threatens App Store: http://goo.gl/N4ls
Partnership with Sprint: http://goo.gl/sZ61

We are profitable, have a total of $17 million in funding by ACCEL Partners (VCs of Facebook, Admob, Dropbox, Etsy, and many more successes).  We are the most promising mobile startup in the world, so your impact could be huge, as we lead the way in this space.  It's like being at the early days of Facebook, Google or Yahoo!

We're experiencing hockey stick growth, and leading the way in the mobile app discovery space!

Currently, we are hiring a couple great designers:
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GRAPHICS DESIGNER - (1st Position)

You will:
* Support the Marketing department with your graphic design skills.
* Prepare standard/custom proposals, PowerPoint presentations and display boards
* Create event invitations and agendas, announcement cards, promotional cards, ads, etc.
* Work with internal clients to create consistency in any new forms and other documents that are required
* Work with printers and other vendors to obtain quotes and ensure quality products
* Support non-graphic marketing needs like creating mailing lists, labels etc for announcements and events
* Knowledge of editing techniques & video file formats
* Media management - able to manage storage and archiving of projects and source materials

Skills:
* Top notch computer skills, highly skilled in Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, Acrobat, and MS Office products
* Prior experience designing banner ads, micro sites, landing pages, and full websites
* Web experience, Flash, After Effects/Apple Motion a bonus
* Very creative with strong graphic design skills, branding concepts, attention to detail and an eye for style and design
* Take direction well, a quick learner who will jump in, quickly get up to speed; be able to work in team and independently
* Manage your time effectively, enabling you to work on multiple projects simultaneously and deliver on tight deadlines
* Able to communicate effectively and work with individuals at all levels, even when they are in different offices
* Experience with printing procedures and requirements
* Have a can-do attitude and a willingness to do what it takes to support the team
* Incredible eye for visual communication and branding
* Excellent communication skills , work well in a team or individually
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WEB UI DESIGNER - (2nd Position)

GetJar seeking someone to lead all aspects of web design. The web designer will take a wireframe to an HTML/CSS prototype, applying visual design styles, and maintaining the CSS library. This person will also test designs using interviews, user studies, A/B analysis and work with engineering to implement designs and maintain quality.

Requirements:
* Portfolio of visual design & interaction design examples.
* Strong knowledge of CSS and HTML.
* 3+ years with consumer web applications.
* Clear written communicator and detail oriented
* BS or BFA from a top program.
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We offer a solid compensation package -- competitive salary, early stock options, great health benefits, and 401K.

This is the career opportunity of a lifetime; you'll get to work with a world-class team of smart, fun, dynamic individuals for the hottest mobile startup in the world. Come join us and let's make history together!