Senior Interaction Designer

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

About GoPro
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in sports has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world share itself through immersive content.
GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed.
GoPro is seeking a top tier candidate for the Senior Interaction Designer, User Experience role. The position will drive user interface directions for cameras, aerial products, software and mobile application and related hardware products. As part of the UX team, the Senior Interaction Designer will collaborate with user interface professionals, product management and engineering teams to develop the design deliverables that move products from concept to final art. In addition, the position will maintain the vision for GoPro user interfaces, and communicate it to all members of the camera team. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of schematic creation tools and documentation software.
 
What You Will Do
Collaborate with Director of UX, Product Managers and management to define user interface directions for GoPro Cameras and Aerial Products 
Conceptualize new user interface directions for GoPro products and features while taking into consideration engineering constraints, marketing needs and industry best practices
Communicate new concepts and ideas effectively to a wide internal audience including product management and engineering teams
Collaborate with other members of the UX team to translate concepts in to comprehensive interface designs that meet the deadlines of the product development roadmap
Collaborate with other user interface teams within GoPro to ensure consistency of experience across camera and software products
Work closely with UI Visual Designer to ensure the functional flow and visual depiction are complimentary
Assist other UX team members in maintaining comprehensive flow documentation and specifications of designs for U.S. and offshore engineering teams
Leverage qualitative and quantitative user research to direct the flow design and feature implementation
Manage difficult tradeoffs relating to product features
Work with Product Managers to determine the feature requirements for new
Work with Product Managers and Firmware Team to ensure product vision is maintained throughout the product development process
Contribute unique ideas and influence the design work of others 
 
Skills We're Stoked About
7+ years of experience, with a proven track record, in consumer product user interface designs
Experience with physical interaction, hardware sensors
Experience working with consumer product user interface (must have some experience other than website user interfaces)
Knowledge of workflow, wireframing and schematic creation tools such as Sketch, Illustrator, etc.
Ability to communicate effectively and convey the logic and rationale behind design decisions
Extremely organized and detail oriented
Passion for product and dedication to work in a dynamic and exciting team environment
Ability to work collaboratively with others
Work in a fast paced environment
Ability to travel (3-5 times per year)
BS/ BA degree
Results and deadline driven
 
Preferred
 
MS/MA preferred
Photo/ Video camera related product experience
Sport Activity experience
Experience working on user interface flows for hardware products with small displays ( less than 5 inches diagonal)
Ability to create "clickable" mockups using Keynote, PowerPoint, Flash, Framer or other tools
 
Perks
 
Your own GoPro Camera (Mounts and accessories included)
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Employee commuter shuttles throughout the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose)
Employee discounts on GoPro products and other industry discounts
Paid Time Off Programs
Medical, Dental & Vision – premiums are fully paid for employees
Life Insurance & Disability Benefits
Company 401(K) Match
LiveHealthy Program – Monthly benefit toward participation in wellness activities
Awesome wellness program including onsite fitness classes, health screenings, farmers market and more!
Subsidized onsite cafeteria
Fully stocked break rooms on each floor!
 
GoPro is an equal opportunity employer.