Intersection is hiring a

Senior Visual / Interface Designer, LinkNYC

New York, United States

Intersection is looking for a senior graphic designer to work on visual and interface design for all aspects of the Link ecosystem. This will include mobile applications, custom Android OS interface design, management interfaces, data visualization, and public broadcast displays. This role will focus on turning project challenges, human insights and interactions into concepts and visual direction. This includes contributing throughout the design process for LinkNYC. 

Key Requirements

  • An excellent on-line portfolio showcasing user interface and visual design work for desktop and touch devices. 
  • 6+ years of professional experience helping shape product challenges, human needs and technical constraints into impactful concepts and visual direction 
  • A mastery of how visual design can enhance or detract from interaction and information presentation. Balancing usability with desirability—using color, style, type, icons, information design, and visual hierarchy to clarify data, indicate relationships, hint at behavior, and communicate about brand. 
  • Ability to understand strategic insights and translate into design decisions. 
  • Ability to distinguish between “good” and “great” work and be able to articulate the difference. 
  • Ability to convey concepts through sketches, renderings, style guides and visual specifications. 
  • Be comfortable and humbled with trial and error; you should have experience prototyping, testing and experimenting at different levels of fidelity. 
  • Have experience with assorted interfaces (i.e. tablet, mobile, desktop, etc). 
  • Have experience with Google Materials Design and Apple HIG . 
  • Excellent oral, written, and visual communication and presentation skills 
  • Expertise with popular design and prototyping tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio) 
  • The ability to partner with product managers, business leads, engineering, QA and support teams.

Education

  • Bachelor’s or higher in Graphic Design or equivalent professional experience with proven results

About Intersection:

Intersection is a design, technology and media company committed to improving the urban experience at the convergence of digital and physical worlds. Intersection is the result of a recent merger between Control Group and Titan and is the first investment made by Sidewalk Labs. Sidewalk Labs is a Google Alphabet company led by Dan Doctoroff that aims to foster the development of technology products, platforms and infrastructure that help improve life in cities around the world.

Our unique set of assets focus on leveraging emerging trends in technology to improve quality of life in cities as well as create products to grow and develop businesses. With 12 offices, media in 60 markets, and 600+ people across the United States, we carry expertise in:

  • Strategy and Design, Technology Research and Development
  • Advertising & Media
  • Data
  • System Architecture Design and Engineering

Our work spans across a variety of markets in cities, government, mass transit, airports and airlines, cultural institutions, retail, and telecommunication providers. 

Intersection is also the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. By providing up to 10,000 communication hubs for city residents and visitors with free public wi-fi, access to communications, information and municipal services across the five boroughs that make up New York City. With this expertise and platform, Intersection aims to create an array of solutions to help make cities around the world more livable and connected.