Senior Interaction Designer-SmartCast

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and America's #1 Sound Bar company. Our mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products and services with the latest innovations at the best value for our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart. We are currently seeking a Senior Interaction Designer-SmartCast at our Irvine, CA headquarters.

Job Summary:

As our Senior Interaction Designer, you will work closely with the SmartCast software & hardware product teams to develop intuitive, usable, and engaging interactions and visual designs for the SmartCast TV and mobile app platforms for iOS and Android. Designs you create will be brand-consistent across all design experiences that our company provides to our end users.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adapt SmartCast TV design language and experience to mobile platforms
  • Design new features for SmartCast TV
  • Create design deliverables such as specifications, process flows, wireframes, and mockups
  • Respond to day-to-day questions from developers, product managers and project managers. Also identify, document, and verify bug fixes


The ideal candidate will:

  • Adapt SmartCast TV design language and experience to mobile platforms
  • Expand designs for SmartCast TV
  • Coordinate, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced atmosphere with minimal supervision
  • Initiate and respond to ideas for innovation/improvements based on research, analysis, and competitive reviews
  • Collaborate with a variety of teams including product management, industrial design, engineering, marketing, and business development, throughout the design process
  • Participate in the development process through definition, design, build, test, release, and maintenance
  • Respond to day-to-day questions from developers, product managers and project managers. Also identify, document, and verify bug fixes
  • Procure buy-in with stakeholders early and often
  • Provide strategic thinking and rationale
  • Must be a self-starter that can create schedules and define scope of work
  • Be a team player who can easily adapt in a rapidly changing environment


Required Design Skills:

  • Expert level skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, and other relevant design tools
  • Strong graphic design skills, with a good understanding of typography, usability, and and mobile platform design requirements, and a pixel-level attention to detail
  • Able to break down any design problems and solve them with clarity and precision
  • Strong ability to recognize and develop use-cases, user interaction models, user needs, business requirements, and incorporate them into designs
  • Excellent understanding of user-experience design for mobile and the web, technology trends, front-end web technologies
  • Knowledgeable of the latest standards, changes, trends in the mobile design field
  • Create design deliverables such as specifications, process flows, wireframes, and mockups
  • Proven ability to deliver high quality designs


Required Education & Experience:

  • A bachelor's or higher degree in design or related field
  • At least 4 years experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with InDesign, After Effects
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS
  • Familiarity with Apple's human interface design guidelines, Android design and other mobile platform designs, including Google's material design.
  • Familiarity with broadcast design specifications


VIZIO, Inc. offers excellent career opportunity as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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