We are looking for a Senior Designer to play a key role as one of our early San Francisco studio team members. You will be reporting directly to our Design Director studio head and have the opportunity to work closely with him on incubating a design studio within an established consultancy and design practice. It’s an opportunity to help shape a studio from the ground up.

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The Role
The Person

– You have 4-6 years professional experience working in cross-disciplinary teams, both client-side and agency-side.
– You have a full toolbox of Human Centered Design, User Experience Design & Service Design methods.
– You are comfortable facilitating and leading workshops and interviews with clients and users.
– You have successfully launched a product—you know what it takes to build something; collaborating with internal team, co-creating with customer team, shepherding, vetting, and aligning customer stakeholders and vendor partner team.
– You are comfortable presenting all aspects of a project in front of internal team and customers.
– You are passionate and proficient at pixel-perfect interface design.
– You think beyond the boundaries of current UX/UI conventions; keyboard, mouse, and the touch screen, and think in terms of gesture UI, VR/AR, and invisible UX/UI.
– You have the ability to develop storyboards, wireframes, and user interfaces from conceptual to the final graphical UI.
– You are passionate and proficient at storytelling, conceptualizing ideas and producing prototypes using a variety of tools, methods and fidelities.
– You have experience developing Information Architecture from utilitarian/systematic design to experiential/conceptual products.
– You are fully proficient at using Adobe CS, Sketch, and prototyping tools.
– You are flexible and open-minded, and have the ability and desire to learn and push design methodologies.
– You have excellent spoken and written English.

The Opportunity

We’re looking for a Senior Designer, who has the experience and capabilities to design experiences that pushes the limits of innovation and puts the user in focus. Someone who can create simple yet highly engaging experiences that balance desirability, viability, and feasibility. You will play a key role in the full project lifecycle, from collaborating with our sales team to craft solution proposals and win engagements, to collaborating on experience strategy, to leading the design project team and collaborating with our technical/product/project management teams.

The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial mindset, someone who’s willing to roll up their sleeves and contribute to the growth and vitality of the studio. We believe that amazing things happen when you bring together great minds with different experiences, and would anticipate that you are able to bring in your unique perspectives and industry best practices to fuse with our existing processes and methodologies.

Compensation

– Compensation will consist of a market competitive base salary (commensurate with experience) and eligibility for numerous bonus programs.
– Benefits include generous PTO, healthcare (medical, vision, dental) coverage, and access to 401(k) plan

The Company

Cogniance is a global design and technology company with 500+ innovators, creators and change-builders, working hand-in-hand with both startups and corporate innovators to transform their businesses, put their customers’ needs at the center and win in their chosen markets. Building impactful futures for real people is our mantra and our craft is design-led technology solutions.
We are a human-to-human design and technology company with a Silicon Valley mindset, the relentless drive of a startup and the experience of a global organization. We truly believe that any idea good enough to create a positive change in the way people live, work, think or play, deserves success.

Cogniance is not just a place to work. It’s somewhere where you’ll grow, make friends, have fun and, not least, be part of an exciting journey to build impactful futures for people all over the globe.
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You'll never be bored
Monotony kills innovation. Here, you'll work on a wide range of projects that generate real results. That's the beauty of having so many exciting clients from different industries.
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You'll see the world
Working human-to-human means you actually have to see each other now and then. That's why you'll get the opportunity to visit our clients, all over the globe.
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You'll be part of a family
You'll get to work with fun-loving creative innovators who can't wait to get to work. We work hard, but we also know how to celebrate our successes!
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You'll change the world
We work with our clients to make sure that the concepts we create and drive to fruition will have a positive impact on their customers and their business. Join us and together, we will impact the future.
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You'll be covered
People first is about giving you peace of mind, so you know you're always covered with access to the best medical treatments in your area. And you'll be rewarded with a competitive salary so you feel appreciated for your hard work.
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You'll grow
Going all in requires that we give everything we have. And when that's not enough, we have to get more; more knowledge, more skills, more training. You've never seen a growth curve until you've worked with us.
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