Experience Designer II
Experience Designer II
We are looking for an Experience Designer II to help us create exciting new designs for museums and other public spaces. The right candidate will have a team-oriented attitude, the ability to achieve consistently compelling designs, and enthusiasm for the job. The candidate will have 5+ years of industry experience in graphic design or user interface design and work with project teams to conceptualize design and present innovative digital and environmental experiences. Our clients are world-famous museums, zoos, aquariums, and Fortune 500 companies located around the world. This in-person position is at Ideum's studios in scenic Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque and an hour from Santa Fe).
Experience Designer II will report to the Experience Design Manager and give updates to the Executive Producer of Design showing the progress of their work. However supported by Ideum leadership, they have the ability to work autonomously, require very little feedback or design correction, and demonstrate a well-versed knowledge of layout, color, composition, and typography. They are self-motivated, engaged with their teams, and dependable under tight deadlines.
Core Requirements and Duties:
5 + years experience in a graphic design or user interface design profession
Directly contributes to the conceptual development of projects
Creates and ideates materials for proposals and new business responses
Can quickly design and execute creative deliverables, often in collaboration with teams
Presents creative concepts to internal teams and clients
Tests user experience and user interface designs on target hardware for usability
Upholds Ideum’s standards of design through quality assurance of all creative deliverables from hardware, structural, and application design
Contributes to the culture and development of Ideum
Assists Software Developers with spec and QA designs to ensure designs support a facile path to production in software development
Works collaboratively with Producers, Exhibit Design, VFX, Software Development, Hardware Workshop, Fabrication, and AV Engineering teams
Can manage multiple project deliverables under tight deadlines
Demonstrated organizational skills
Dependability and commitment to results
Engagement in team communications
Guide to Advancement:
A command of the craft of design, consistently achieving compelling aesthetic solutions that meet or exceed designs from competing design firms
Demonstrated growth in the ability to work in teams and receive and act on feedback from the Experience Design Manager, the Executive Producer of Design, CXO, the Founder, and others
Demonstrated talent and knowledge of layout, color, composition, and typography
Well-versed proficiency with relevant design software
Ability and desire to learn and explore new types of software
Ability to work with printers and understand print production
Advanced skill set in environmental graphic design
Increasing autonomous ability to generate and refine ideas into thoughtful, provocative concepts and articulate ideas both verbally and visually
Understanding of overall application design, including usability, industry standards, architecture, and navigation
Demonstrates inspiration and passion for Visual Design
Team leadership and exceptional communications
We are a multidisciplinary experience design firm that focuses on using emerging technologies in creative and unexpected ways. We create visitor-centric exhibits that evoke wonder, awe, and surprise, but that also tell important stories about science, art, history, and culture that have a lasting impact. We work with museums, educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and other entities throughout North America and around the world. Our firm provides design services, custom software development, media systems design and installation, and custom fabrication.
Our multitouch tables and touch displays are practical implementations of recent advances in multiple areas of emerging technology. Our hardware products are built to be used in social environments where they encourage interaction and collaboration. We take pride in what we design and build, and we focus on reliability and performance to create products that last. We’ve been a leader in touch table development for nearly 15 years.
We are located in scenic Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque and an hour from Santa Fe). Please visit our portfolio and product website to learn more about us: http://www.ideum.com.
Benefits and Incentives
Compensation between $55,000 to $65,000 depending on experience
Equal Opportunity & Eligibility
Ideum, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Should an applicant need reasonable accommodations in the application process, he or she should contact a company representative.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
How to Apply
Please include a resume, cover letter, and a relevant portfolio.
No phone calls or walk-ins, please. NOTE: *Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.