Apalon is a leading mobile development company with one of the largest and most popular app portfolios in the world, reaching more than 40 million monthly active users. Apalon produces top-rated, award-winning mobile experiences for global audiences, designing products that help enhance the lives and productivity of customers. Recognized by the Google Play Awards and Webby Awards, Apalon is repeatedly listed as one of the top 10 non-game developers in the number of application downloads on the App Store, Google Play, and other stores, according to AppAnnie. Apalon's portfolio includes popular titles such as Weather Live, Productive, Coloring Book For Me, Good Morning Alarm Clock, and SnapCalc. Learn more at www.apalon.com.
Apalon's NYC office is looking for a talented Senior Visual and UI Designer to join this rapidly growing mobile team! This is an extraordinary chance for you to work in an exciting environment at a successful company with a startup feel.
Lead UI/UX effort on an agile development mobile team
Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive UI and beautiful user experiences
Create designs, wireframes, sketches, mockups, user flows and prototypes for mobile apps
Collaborate with the R&D and Product lead to decide the product roadmap
Create visual designs that effectively communicate brand identity, product function including visual specification, color palettes, typography, assets
Create UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate function and feel
Manage multiple projects effectively and efficiently while maintaining priorities, deadlines and deliverables
Work with the product team to make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to our products
5+ years of UI / UX, graphic, and visual design in a corporate or startup environment where the focus is primarily native mobile apps
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Communication Arts, Information Design, Visual Communications, or related field from an accredited university
Intimately familiar with the iOS and Android Design Guidelines
High proficiency with design software like Sketch, Zeplin, InVision and Adobe products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. Motion Graphics and basic 3D Modeling experience a plus
Strong visual literacy and understanding of typography, color theory and layout/conversion optimization
Experience designing for multiple devices and platform
A passion for championing UX and innovation
Experience working with other designers / software engineers and moving your designs throughout an agile development process
Excellent design, wireframing, prototyping and interaction design skills
Able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders; i.e. technical engineers, business leaders, and users
Able to take feedback constructively and iterate on designs and ideas from multiple stakeholders with differing opinions
Have strong writing and oral skills
A keen interest in exploring and utilizing new modern design concepts
Be a self-starter interested working in a dynamic environment
A strong portfolio and work samples
We embrace our diversity and strive to create an inclusive environment for all.
As an IAC Company (Nasdaq: IAC), IAC Applications brings together a unique collection of award-winning technology companies (Ask Applications, Apalon, Daily Burn), to form one of the world's largest distributors of utility applications across browser, mobile and desktop devices.