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Careers

Careers at Pivot

Careers at Pivot
We create the user experience.
We’re always looking for creative designer-y talent. If you’ve got a mind for problem solving and a love of design, please send us your resume and portfolio:

work@pivotdesigngroup.com

Junior Visual & Interaction Designer

Junior Visual & Interaction Designer

We’re looking for a Junior Visual & Interaction Designer with a strong design sense and a desire to create exceptional user experiences.
At Pivot, you’ll be able to enjoy an open work environment that promotes creative indpendence, you will be a self-starter capable of storytelling and defending his/her ideas to both colleagues and clients, enjoys both mobile, web and print, and will have some experience and understanding of working with UX methodologies.
Your role will include:
  • • Participating in design research for user insight
  • • Creative thinking support to help solve numerous project needs
  • • Creating interaction design concepts and UI/visual design layouts
  • • Playing a supportive role in managing client projects independently
  • • Participate in presentations and direct contact with clients
  • • Understanding technology trends, devices, functionality, context

 

Requirements:
  • • Bachelor of Design degree or equivalent
  • • User-centred design portfolio that demonstrates your thinking, process and skills
  • • Ability to develop and communicate conceptual and design thinking methods
  • • Strong visual design skills and keen attention to detail
  • • Experience creating wireframes through to visual design
  • • Ability to utilize UCD methodologies & practices
  • • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • • Self-motivated, organized, deadline-oriented, accountable
  • • Passion for user-centred design and hunger to learn
  • • Solid knowledge of Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch
  • • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • • Love of coffee, tea and M&Ms

 

Bonus points:
  • • Experience in motion graphics: After Effects, rendering and animation
  • • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Rails, JavaScript/JQuery, ObjectiveC (iOS), C++
  • • Experience working with wireframing tools: Omnigraffle, Axure, Balsamiq, etc.
  • • Bachelors/Masters degree in interaction design, new media design or related field
  • • Experience with rapid prototyping and user interviews
  • • Sense of humour

 

Think you’ve got what it takes? Want to Pivot?

Send us your resume and portfolio:
work@pivotdesigngroup.com

Intermediate Visual & Interaction Designer

Intermediate Visual & Interaction Designer

We’re looking for a Intermediate Visual & Interaction Designer with a strong design sense and a desire to create exceptional user experiences.
At Pivot, you’ll be able to enjoy an open work environment that promotes self-direction, client collaboration and management of your own projects from start to finish. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter capable of storytelling and defending his/her ideas to both colleagues and clients, enjoys both mobile, web and print, and will have some experience working with UX methodologies.
Your role will include support for:
  • • Conducting design research for user insight (personas, landscape reviews, etc.)
  • • Creating interaction design concepts and UI/visual design layouts
  • • Presentations and direct contact with clients
  • • Acting as a liaison between clients and partners (developers, printers, etc.)
  • • Understanding technology trends, devices, functionality, context

 

Requirements:
  • • At least 2-4 years of interaction and visual design experience
  • • Passion for user-centred design and hunger to learn
  • • User-centred design portfolio that demonstrates your process and skills (understanding audience, wireframes, etc.)
  • • Ability to communicate conceptual thinking
  • • Strong visual design skills and keen attention to detail (typography, layout, etc.)
  • • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • • Self-motivated, organized, deadline-oriented, accountable
  • • Solid knowledge of Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks (or Sketch or similar!)
  • • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS

 

Bonus points:
  • • Experience in motion graphics design and production: 3D modeling, After Effects, rendering and animation
  • • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Rails, JavaScript/JQuery, ObjectiveC (iOS), C++
  • • Experience working with wire framing tools: Omnigraffle, Axure, Balsamiq, etc.
  • • Bachelors degree in design or interaction design, new media design or related field
  • • Knowledge of rapid prototyping and user interviews

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Send us your resume and portfolio:
work@pivotdesigngroup.com