Graphic Designer

NileGuide

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 07/28/2009
  • Website: nileguide.com
  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About NileGuide

NileGuide is a travel planning site allowing users to search for hotels, restaurants and other tour destinantions.

Job Description

Do you want a challenge? Do you love travel? Are you a web design expert? We have the perfect opportunity for a mid-level web designer.

These are descriptions you've read on every job listing, and naturally they're essential for great teamwork: if you're a great communicator, detail oriented and cognizant of deadlines then you're one step closer to what we need. Please be funny or witty or adventurous; we spend a lot of time together and like to enjoy it as much as possible!

We are the only one-stop-solution for personalized travel planning, providing a completely free service with high-quality customized recommendations and bookings to allow anyone to plan their perfect trip.

We're looking for an adaptable, self-motivated Graphic Designer with strong web design skills to join our team and define the look-and-feel, information flow, and interaction design of the site. This is an opportunity to create a highly visible web 2.0 site.

The successful applicant must be excited about all facets of web development and web based new technologies and their possible applications. The position requires strong visual design skills complemented with a solid understanding of information design and the ability to deliver design work in HTML and CSS.

You will report directly to the Creative Director and work with the Product Management, Marketing and Engineering teams. You will manage your projects from start to finish, working quickly and within established development practices. This is an opportunity to contribute directly to the growth of our company.

Responsibilities:

- Implement new site features from conception to completion based on product specifications

- Create visual designs based on wireframes and produce HTML, CSS and final web ready art

- Comfortable developing interaction flows, paper mock-ups, wireframes and interactive mockups

- Design effectively within establish visual and interaction design styles

- Participate in usability testing

- Develop support materials, brochures, promotional materials and newsletters

- Have fun

Qualifications

- 3+ years doing Visual Design, Interaction Design and/or Information Architecture for establish websites.

- Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, Interaction Design or other new media studies

- Preferred experience in the travel or other consumer areas that required complex user interactions

- Excellent visual design skills as well as interaction design skills

- Competent with web design tools, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Flash, Dreamweaver and Visio

- Skilled in implementing designs in HTML and advanced CSS

- Familiar with highly interactive UIs and web 2.0 design sensibilities and technology

- Understanding of print production techniques

- Comfortable with working under tight deadlines and release schedules

- Functions well in collaborative environment

- Must be able to work full time and onsite



Salary is based on experience. References required. Please send over your beautifully formatted resume and a link to view or download your portfolio. Send materials to [email protected]

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