Interactive Designer

Creative Services – Corrales, New Mexico
Department Creative Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE

Ideum designs and creates multitouch hardware and software products along with dynamic interactive exhibits for museums, non-profit organizations, and socially responsible companies. We are an internationally recognized interactive design and development firm located in scenic Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe). We've been in the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the US twice in the last three years. Please see our portfolio and product site to learn more about us: http://www.ideum.com.

The Position


We seek an experienced Interactive Designer to help with our creative exhibit development projects. Ideum is diverse; we work with top museums, well-known brands, and technology companies. Along with custom software development, we design and sell our own innovative multitouch tables. We also construct custom exhibits which utilize emerging technology including projection mapping, video walls, tangible interfaces, motion recognition, RFID, sensors, and other advances in computer technology.


Ideum does a wide variety of work and the Interactive Designer would work closely with our producers, other designers, software developers and engineers to help shape unique visitor experiences. We are looking for someone who owns their designs, but can also communicate with others and be responsive to suggestions and changes from colleagues, clients and usability testers. Strong design skills, attention to detail, and a passion for the work are key. 

General Qualifications

We are looking for a self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can work with our diverse staff of content specialists, designers, programmers, and engineers. Hands-on, self-motivated individuals thrive at Ideum. The Interactive Designer will own, protect, and manage the user experience throughout product and project life cycles. The ideal candidate will have a passion for design, history, science, art, culture, and new technology. 

We are looking for someone with 3-5 years of UI/UX or relevant experience and an outstanding portfolio.

Requirements

  • Demonstrated UX/UI design experience and ability (portfolio)

  • Ability to prototype designs in lo-fidelity and hi-fidelity as required (we expect to see wireframes and other design documents)

  • Demonstrated visual design skills including layout, color, typography

  • Fluency with interactive design principles and processes (interactive examples a plus)

  • Some project management and/or client interaction experience

  • Some experience with user testing

  • Experience with Web, mobile, and kiosk design

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Photoshop and Illustrator skills

  • Technologically savvy

  • Ability to work in a team environment

Extra Credit

  • Experience with museum exhibits and installations

  • Programming skills

  • Experience with 3D design programs

  • A strong interest in science, art, history, and social issues

  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world

  • College degree a plus, not a requirement

  • Electronics experience

  • Experience with marketing or advertising

  • Knowledge of history, art, or sciences

In addition, the candidate needs to be technically savvy. A strong understanding of file types and preparation, file management, and optimization are needed. The ideal candidate will understand how to approach different design tasks for a diverse set of mediums including projection, large screens, web, and mobile applications.

Benefits and Incentives
This position includes health benefits (after 90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance. Also included is a company-matched 401K Safe Harbor Profit Sharing Plan (available after one year of employment).

Pay is based upon experience.

How to Apply
Please include a resume, cover letter, and any relevant work samples. No Phone Calls or Walk ins please. PLEASE NOTE: Applications without a cover letter and link to a portfolio will not be considered.

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  • Location
    Corrales, New Mexico
  • Department
    Creative Services
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    DOE
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