Blippar is the world leader in mobile-based image recognition and augmented reality. We are
true pioneers in this space and within a very short period of time have attracted a worldwide user
base and are fortunate enough to have worked with some of the most respected global brands.
The blippar team is a passionate, driven, fun bunch and lives and breathes everything innovative,
creative, interactive and mobile. We are very proud of our brand and everything we do.
We have an exciting new opportunity for an extremely talented and passionate Digital Designer
based in our New York office. You will be working primarily within US team but will form part of
the wider Product Department team based in the UK. Working on briefs from some of the biggest
brands and clients on groundbreaking interactive blipp campaigns will form part of your day-to-
day responsibilities whilst also conceptualising and continually evolving our platform from a users
perspective. You’ll need to be ideas driven, focused as well as being a team player and possess
the creative abilities to work at a fast pace (not all the time!) in an innovative new, exciting and
rewarding company. Sounds like you? Then we’d love to hear from you.
• Be passionate about the creative possibilities/uses for image recognition/AR and the
future of this tech.
• Have an intuitive ability to create mind blowing interactive experiences that put the
consumer at the heart of all your designs
• In depth knowledge of user-centered design principles with the ability to address
complex design problems and provide sound design solutions
• Preferably at least 2 years experience working
• Strong visual design skills (layout, hierarchy, typography, colour theory) and attention
to detail, down to the last pixel
• Strong motivation to find the best outcome, whatever the constraints
• Can clearly articulate in all matters of customer experience and can hold your own in
a business discussion
• All round creative ability – Working on ideas & concept flows, screen designs, through
to asset preparation for the developers to build
• The ability to take ownership of, and manage all aspects of a project as an individual
whilst can work as part of a bigger team
• Experienced with social media platforms
We expect you to be a skilled multi-tasker, being able to manage your time and workload, and
be very organised with great attention to detail. You love working in a cross-functional team
and show initiative and a “can do” attitude, making sure to follow up and get results. You’ll
be great at communicating skills and get excited about possibilities and opportunities. You’re
used to working in dynamic work environment where no two days are the same and things
move at a lightning speed. Also, if you make a mean cuppa tea and love pastries, that’s a
very welcome bonus!
Proficient in using the Adobe Creative Suite, in particular Fireworks, Photoshop and
Illustrator. A working knowledge of CSS3, HTML would be desirable. Any experience in video
editing and After Effects would be very advantageous.
This position is based in New York, US. Salary based on experience.
Please provide examples of your most compelling work with a short, concise summary as to
why you feel that you would be the right person for this role.
More about blippar
Blippar is the first markerless image-recognition platform for smartphones designed to convert
real-world media, branded-messaging and products into instantaneous digital experiences.
Through one free app on a smartphone, blippar opens in camera mode and becomes a ‘lens’
through which real world branded objects, such as press adverts, billboards or retail displays,
logos, packaging or even landmarks can become content-rich, interactive experiences.
Experiences might include: An augmented reality overlay, weblink, location-based service,
digital graffiti, gaming, couponing, sales promotion or so much more… Within only 6 months from
launch this UK start-up has attracted the first ever seed-investment from Qualcomm and a paying
client base including Cadbury, Kraft, Nike, Samsung, Warner, Diageo, Heinz, Nestle, Xbox and
many more. The tech is stickier and faster than anyone else in the market and the bus model/
approach, more so as far as mass consumer adoption is concerned. To find out more – see
@ www.blipp.it Twitter: @blippar