Sr. Interactive Designer - Bay Area

We are looking for an interactive designer who can deliver thoughtful, crisp design solutions to join our team in SF. You will be responsible for designing product marketing experiences for connected home products. You are expected to have a deep understanding of UX, responsive web design, branding, and experience in digital marketing.

About You

  • A strong background in creative problem solving, strategic brainstorming, campaign development, creative brief development and creative execution
  • Thoughtful, systematic thinker who is passionate about championing user-centric design and modern best practices
  • Skilled at crafting crisp interfaces and intelligent design systems, and have a strong brand-led design sensibility
  • Keen intuitive sense but think in terms of hypotheses, tests and data to inform decision making; ability to visualize how design solutions will be experienced
  • Excellent organizational skills; an ability to work efficiently under pressure with careful attention to detail
  • Have a passion for design and can shift platforms and media without hesitation
  • Ability to work independently and under guidance from Design and Creative Leads

What We're Looking For

  • A portfolio of strong interaction design work
  • 5+ years of professional experience working with an agency, or in a startup environment
  • Experience launching new initiatives and products with relevant consumer brands
  • A clean, contemporary design style
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong typographic skills
  • Basic prototyping skills - InVision, etc
  • Familiarity with the latest web and email design standards for desktop and mobile
  • Product design experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of CSS and HTML5 is a plus


  • Hands on driver of design solutions for a multidisciplinary team including client stakeholders
  • Conduct workshops & brainstorming sessions with internal design team members, or stakeholders, to define narrative and visual design direction for new campaigns and products
  • Create sketches, storyboards, prototypes, and/or design specs necessary to guide development of product marketing experiences
  • Oversee design projects all the way through to execution, working with engineers to implement, QA, and enhance over time
  • Deliver strong storytelling through compelling visuals
  • Build relationships, understand client vision/direction and present designs and concepts clearly and concisely
  • Ready to present work to executive-level client stakeholders and represent Free Association at all stages of engagement
  • Provide direction and leadership to designers working on their project teams

About Free Association

We build wisdom through experimentation and invent better ways of doing things. We work in product teams where all teammates get involved in the design process and interact directly with clients.

Benefits & Perks

  • Full benefits including medical, dental and vision
  • 401k matching
  • 4+ weeks PTO
  • Regular open studio talks and design summits
  • Annual learning stipend
  • Parental leave
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fun team excursions & cultural activities
  • Subsidized transport (when applicable)
  • Stocked fridge with goodies

How To Apply

If you're interested in learning more, drop us a line at with your resume and a link to your portfolio. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

We believe in a diverse workforce and are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply! Sorry, but we don't offer Visa sponsorships at this time.