job:: Senior Visual Designer/FTE/Mountain View, California

23 Sep 2008 - 11:59am
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Nancy Falkenburg

JOB LOCATION: Mountain View, California
JOB TITLE: Senior Visual Designer

Contact: nancy Falkenburg, nancy_falkenburg at
iPhone: 650/336.3645

Help us shape the look and feel for the next generation of Intuit's small business and personal finance applications. We seek an experienced Staff Visual Designer with superior visual design skills and experience defining design direction across a family of products. Successful candidate will be well trained or experienced in end-to-end visual design, illustrate an ability to apply strategic thinking and business goals to all design work, possess a keen and quick understanding of design patterns and visual trends, and will be known for high-level and out-of-the-box thinking.

Candidate will have worked as a hands-on UX design practitioner, will have kept his or her hands-on design skills sharp and up-to-date, is known for working well with product management, development, and design teams, and will have been responsible for developing beautiful visual styles and applications

Ideal candidate will:
* Be capable of defining and implementing design vision, end-to-end solutions, UX standards
* Illustrate drive for ease of use and simplicity despite complexity of web applications
* Learn new technology quickly, from the core applications being developed to new design tools to new platforms and devices
* Collaborate with UX teams and product development partners, compare and contrast various design solutions and approaches while taking technical, resource, and time constraints into account
* Illustrate experience in conceptual and creative development and in hands-on execution
* Be a creative problem-solver and an effective communicator, presenter, negotiator, collaborator
* Illustrate previous effective partnership with Interaction Design, User Research, Engineering and Product Management


* Four-year visual design, industrial design, or related degree
* Post-graduate design degree a plus
* 4+ years of user interface design experience with consumer applications, especially rich web apps/sites. Experience designing client-based and/or mobile applications a plus
* Experience in delivering high-volume, high-profile, or award-winning web sites
* Knowledge of platform specific user interface guidelines and visual design patterns
* Experience with web applications required; familiarity with mobile technologies a plus
* Superior creativity and an eye towards perfection of visual design
* Strong portfolio available for viewing

Please reply to: nancy_falkenburg at

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