Design Job: Interactive Designer at Post+Beam

Looking for a web design job in the Bay Area? Post+Beam, an innovation and communication firm that creates products, experiences and processes to solve business problems, is hiring an interactive designer for its team in San Francisco. Click through to learn more and apply:


You’re a talented designer with a passion for both web and mobile interfaces. You’re extremely passionate about designing and using web apps, websites, and mobile apps. You’re always exploring the latest and greatest. You keep a portfolio or blog of new design patterns and interesting UI treatments, which you usually explore in your next project. You abide by Steve Krug’s philosophy of minimizing thinking in interfaces, thus creating simple solutions to complex questions. As a designer, you love to discuss and critically dissect your work and the work of your peers because you believe the best designer is one that improves with feedback. Above all, you can describe your work as efficient, inspired, and beautiful.

Each day you’ll work with both the User Experience and Engineering teams to create beautiful interfaces that reach users around the world. A large part of your job will be to conceptualize and design original ideas that bring simplicity and ease of use to complex design issues.


  • Translate requirements into concepts and elegant user experience design
  • Create interaction models, user task flows, screen designs, and UI details that promote ease of use and optimize the user experience
  • Collaborate with other designers as needed, and work independently to see a project through
  • Partner with Design Research to inform and improve interfaces and workflows
  • Visualize complex sets of data in ways that are easy to comprehend
  • Work with Engineering to guide final implementation of design concepts

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