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Mobile app designers use their artistic abilities to help communicate ideas visually to their clients and companies. Designers make it easy for all audiences to understand mobile apps by using colors, text, images, and symbols. 

An app designer will be familiar with design basics, layouts, and graphic principles, and proficient with multiple visual programs like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Mobile app designers excel in fields such as advertising, digital design, illustration, and branding.

Mobile App Designer Job Overview 

We are looking for an Android/iOS mobile application designer to help us design the next generation of our mobile apps. You will create mock-ups that will be used to develop our apps. Ideally, you should be familiar with current trends in mobile app design and create high-quality designs that are both functional and visually appealing. An ideal candidate will be a problem-solving creative who can use a wide range of design tools, has extensive work experience, and communicates well with the rest of the development team.

Mobile App Designer Responsibilities

Below are some of the responsibilities of mobile app designers:

 

  • Use web development best practices to create well-designed, testable, and efficient source code 
  • Create basic website layouts and user interfaces using HTML and CSS
  • Integrate data from a variety of back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical requirements
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Take charge of developing, expanding, and scaling our fully-responsive website
  • Apply emerging technologies and industry trends to operations and activities
  • Work with android developers and ios developers to realize visual design intent and improve user experience across all mobile devices

Mobile App Designer Requirements

Mobile app designers are expected to have the following skills:

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, programming languages, application development, or a related field
  • Experience as a graphic designer or in a related field, with at least two years of experience designing mobile apps
  • Experience with photography and videography
  • Demonstrated graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Proficiency with required desktop publishing tools, including Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXPress, and Illustrator 
  • Excellent sense of layout and typography
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Familiarity with marketing, corporate identity, product packaging, advertisements, and multimedia design
  • Experience with computer-aided design
  • Proficiency in web development tools, such as Dreamweaver 
  • Experience with mobile SDKs and APIs
  • Experience with design pattern libraries such as Bootstrap and Foundation
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Capable of meeting deadlines
  • Self-initiative and self-management skills
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Experience with agile development and design methodologies
  • Understanding of the Lean UX process
  • Experience with user-centered design and usability testing
  • Experience with visual hierarchy, mobile-friendly web design, and responsive web design
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