Senior Visual / Motion Designer

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ixonos is a global creative mobile technology company. We are forging a new breed of design studios where design meets technology in an unprecedented way. Our philosophy is simple: Dream, Design, Deliver and it is firmly based on the technical expertise we have gained since our start in 1994 as an IT company and strengthened during the years with a global network of top designers.

Currently we have three studios in Helsinki, London, Kosice and we are now opening the fourth in San Francisco.

From young talents to seasoned experts all our studios are looking for more designers.

Job Description

As a Senior Visual/Motion Designer at Ixonos you will work closely with our engineers and the other design disciplines in concepting, designing and building experiences, software and hardware products for our global clientele.

Your key responsibilities

  • Manage clients and design teams throughout the design process, ensuring outstanding quality and prompt communication from the brief to the final delivery

  • Researching and benchmarking

  • Design pixel perfect UIs and creating consistent style guides across multiple platforms/devices

  • Bring design ideas to life through animations that explore the kinetic aspects of UIs

  • Produce visualizations and mockups to communicate ideas and concepts

  • Collaborate with UX designers and engineers in defining information and UI architectures, developing conceptual diagrams, wireframes and low fidelity prototypes

  • Apply an holistic approach in understanding design strategies, translate them into design solutions and ensure consistent quality up to the finest details of the design

  • Actively participate in design workshops and brainstorming sessions

  • Communicate your ideas and design solutions through detailed design documentation

  • Mentor and support younger team members


  • You have an outstanding portfolio or you are willing to complete a design task to show your talent.

  • You think before you design, meaning you have a deep understanding of UCD methods and you approach design challenges both on a macro and micro level with an analytical mindset.

  • You have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • You are a team player, willing to support and inspire your peers. You are not afraid of sharing your opinions and you are comfortable working in multidisciplinary teams.

  • You have +5 years of design experience

  • You have at least a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or other relevant field

  • You are optimistic and passionate about your role as a designer and your possibilities of improving people’s life with your solutions

If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you. Let us know your motivations and thoughts in your cover letter and do not forget a link or a pdf with your portfolio.

We are offering you a fresh start in a profitable and growing company who is trying to define how design studios will work in the future. This might be the beginning of a great adventure.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.