In the words of the renowned German industrial designer Dieter Rams, “Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.” We at Yapsody are embarking on a new endeavor to make our software intelligible, memorable, and meaningful for customers. This is a super challenging opportunity for a true UI artist looking to make an impact on a feature-rich, mass-market product used in dozens of countries representing every inhabited continent. This is not a boring job by any stretch of the imagination. As a Yapsody team member, the moment you enter our eccentric “YapStudio” and experience our creative haven of team excellence, the rush of inspiration will make you love what you do even more than you already do and drive you to proudly take ownership of your critical role. Job Description Design: Create pixel perfect, responsive visual layouts that convey complex information to users in the most visually compelling, minimalistic manner and make every user feel that the product was customized for him/her. Consistency: Develop, optimize and oversee Yapsody’s design standards and processes to be used across the organization. Collaboration: Work with the web development team and graphic designers to ensure timely and accurate delivery of all UI requirements. Skills & Experience Requirements 2+ years of relevant work experience. Knowledge of User Experience Design & User Research. Strong work portfolio exhibiting attention to detail and ability to demonstrate the decision process and rationale behind each design element. Proven excellence in all relevant aspects of UI, including typography, color balance, use of graphic design elements etc. Proven ability to work with minimal supervision by relying on experience and judgment to plan and achieve goals. Basic understanding of the development practicalities and limitations of front-end technologies that are used for implementing designs. Strong English verbal and written communication skills with the ability to be a persuasive and sell your ideas. Proficiency in Adobe Suite, sketch or any other visual design tools of your preference.
This is an opportunity to play a key role in a fast moving, impact focused startup. We are building a platform to make the experience of taking road trips simpler, yet more fun, and we are looking for a design expert to shape up how the world sees EasyRoads, the app as well as the social media. Working with the Social media team, you will be responsible for drawing the outline of how the outside world sees EasyRoads. You will work on everyday social media activities of the brand and occasionally you might also be required to help with design requirements for print material for branding activities. Must haves: -Comfortable with common design tools like Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator (or suitable alternatives) -Good understanding of design principles -Excellent eye for detail -Past work to show -Ability to function in a fast paced setup -Willingness to experiment and explore unconventional ideas Nice to have: -Love for travel, bonus points for having interesting road trip stories to tell -Basic understanding of UI design -Some video skills (for fancy team outing videos maybe?)