About Immersion:

 

Here at Immersion our haptic technology brings the power of touch to billions of devices around the world, where it helps companies like Huawei, Lenovo, Sega, LG, Rockstar Games, LG Electronics, Sony, Microsoft, Logitech, Toshiba, ALPS, Toyota, and leading mobile entertainment and advertising platforms including Opera Mediaworks create highly immersive brand experiences that both delight consumers and improve profitability.

We’ve only just begun to tap into the possibilities offered by touch feedback. Today, our team, headquartered in San Jose, is working on solutions for new technologies like wearables and virtual reality systems. We’re helping content developers harness the power of touch in mobile video, gaming devices, expanding the experience for mobile advertising and video content creation.

 

Now, more than ever before, haptics is at the forefront of emerging technologies poised to transform the world. Come help us lead the haptics revolution.

 

What we’re looking for:

 

We’re seeking an Interaction Designer Senior / Architect with the technical skills to rapidly prototype interactive software with varying levels of fidelity, and the design skills to make compelling experiences with rough requirements.

   

Reporting to the UX Design Director, you’re responsible for participating in our innovation and product prototyping initiatives, taking UX concepts and ideas and making them experiential and suitable for user testing. You have a great design sense, are extremely passionate and creative, and love the challenge of working with emerging technology.

 

To show us you’re ready, you’ll be expected to demonstrate your prototyping ability during the interview process.

 

What you’ll do:

 

  • Create exciting, new interactions that focus on the sense of touch.
  • Develop visual design elements for Unity and Android apps.
  • Deliver interactive mockups using a variety of tools.
  • Generate design sketches and wireframe-level specs used to gather user and stakeholder feedback.
  • Make great things with imprecise requirements and rough tools used to implement designs with emerging technologies.
  • Apply visual, audio, and haptic design skill. (Don’t worry about the haptic design part – you’ll learn it. But you need the design foundation in visual and audio before you get here.)
  • Work both independently and in collaboration with our UX design and analysis staff.
  • Assist with usability testing of the prototypes you create.

 

About you:

 

  • BS/BA degree in interaction design or related field and 6+ years of experience in interaction design, or Master’s degree in design field and 4+ years of experience in interaction design
  • Front-end mobile development experience, Android preferred
  • Deep knowledge of typography, color, iconography, and layout for digital media
  • Understanding of user-centered design principles
  • Working knowledge of user testing, user research, personas
  • Experience using design software, prototyping, and presentation tools, e.g., AfterEffects, inVision/Basalmiq, Photoshop/Illustrator, Keynote/PowerPoint
  • Inspiring design portfolio, including creative prototypes for mobile platforms
  • Excellent listening, oral, and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and persuasion skills

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter. In addition, include a link to your portfolio, LinkedIn profile, and provide work samples where possible. Please also indicate your role and contribution for each project submitted. 

 

For extra credit, show us a sample* of something that’s good, and send us a sample of something that’s great. 

 

*Not something you created, and no explanation needed.

 

Immersion - An Equal Opportunity Employer 

 

Immersion's policy is to comply with all applicable laws and to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees without regard to non-job-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs.

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Hi I'm Zach, a self taught mobile motion designer and finance career switcher. I do a lot of work in Principle and AE and have been freelancing but I'd like to join a team where I can learn from someone senior. I'm passionate about micro-animation and picky about easing functions. Do you have any positions available that aren't for senior levels?

Thanks!

zacharymichaelmoore@gmail.com

Hi Zach,

Thank you for your interest. be sure to apply directly for the job so that the hiring manager can see your resume.

 https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj05/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=...

Thank you,

Annette

Ok will do! Thanks for the reply.

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