Company Name:

Second Story

Location:

New York, Oregon

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Industry:

Other

Position Type:

Full Time

Posted

July 11, 2018

Experience Design Strategist

Second Story is seeking a versatile Experience Design Strategist to guide the creation of rich, innovative, and immersive experiences. Second Story Experience Design Strategists pay close attention to audience needs and wants and work with all other specialists to ensure that every project ultimately takes a human-centered approach. They realize that design elements across multiple mediums must come together to choreograph not only the audience’s physical journey but their emotional journey as well. Since this involves both digital and physical artifacts, Experience Design Strategists are skilled at working within both the digital and physical worlds.  

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

        Craft creative concepts and strategies that win new business

        Design and facilitate collaborative workshop sessions with stakeholders and audiences

        Conduct research

o   Observe the environment and audience on site

o   Interview stakeholders and target audiences

o   Identify and become familiar with existing content

        Organize and categorize information into meaningful structures

        Contribute to ideation and crafting of creative concepts

        Embrace an iterative design process or prototyping and testing

        Work collaboratively with the entire project team for the duration of the project


THE CANDIDATE MUST

        Have experience pitching and winning new business

        Be an effective storyteller and communicator

        Be a keen observer who is able to intuitively anticipate human needs and wants

        Be a critical thinker who enjoys solving complex problems

        Be passionate about design, technology, and art

        Embrace experimentation and approach design in an iterative manner, refining through various levels of fidelity

        Thrive in an interdisciplinary environment and be invigorated by collaborating with a diverse team

        Be informed about design trends, but intrinsically motivated by the adventure of breaking boundaries to create something new and different

        Be passionate about detail, quality, and the pursuit of artistic excellence, demonstrating true artisanship

        Be authentic and honest with a unique worldview


SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

        Strong knowledge of the design process in order to deliver complex projects

        Ability to clearly articulate ideas (sketch, verbal, and written)

        Fluency in diverse interactive formats ranging from mobile and web applications to immersive interactive surfaces and environments

        Ability to create interfaces that engage individuals as well as groups in both physical and virtual spaces

        Familiarity with tools that allow for multiple fidelities of prototyping (Illustrator, SketchUp, After Effects, etc.)

        Adequate knowledge of physical materials and their properties

        Professional degree and 5+ years experience in the areas of User Experience, Interaction Design, or Industrial Design

        Experience designing for both digital and physical components

        (BONUS) Experience designing for environments


This position will be located in New York City with a competitive, comprehensive salary and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, employer-contributed 401(k), and professional development funds.


Please send your cover letter, resume, and portfolio to joinus@secondstory.com

Company Name:

Second Story

Location:

New York, Oregon

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Industry:

Other

Position Type:

Full Time

Posted

July 11, 2018

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