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Graphic Designer Team Lead

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Jul 26, 2016

Aliso Viejo, CA

Temp To Perm

Agent: Emily P.

Job #: 105882

Job Description

Job Description:
Lead UI/Graphic Designer uses visual design methodologies to deliver high-quality, engaging and on-brand interactive experiences for our website and marketing campaign initiatives. Being part of the Creative Web Design (i.e., Creative Services) department, this passionate designer will be key in creating the vision for our visual style (e.g., tone, typography, and more), collaborate with stakeholders throughout the organization to create assets based on our user-centered design methodology.

Responsibilities:
Participate in creative/marketing brief processes and/or planning meetings with various teams throughout the organization.
Conceptualize multiple options against business objectives / marketing briefs.
Develop style guides and specifications for all aspects of design.
Work with peers to define problems and opportunities.
Leading preparation of requirements and specifications of projects.
Maintain brand integrity throughout projects and reviewing of work by others.
Mentor our current graphic design team members.
Reviews digital assets to provide constructive feedback.
Taking on daily requests from teams across the organization.

What it takes to be part of the team:
We are looking for an experienced and passionate hands-on designer who is meticulously organized, performance driven and who can own a project from beginning to end. This position requires a person who is skilled in working with various teams such as Marketing/Development and has managed or lead a small design team. You must feel confident in communicating with others, be self-motivated, have worked in a collaborative team environment, and also possess the following qualities:

A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a design lead/management role.
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience as an Interactive Visual Designer / Web Graphic Designer or equivalent.
Strategic thinker, able to design and coordinate member growth and leading campaigns for a broad range of digital mediums.
Expert knowledge and experience with Adobe CC suite.
Strong knowledge and experience with front-end development (e.g., HTML5, CSS, JavaScript) and ability to prototype.
Experienced in developing assets for pre-press, printing and other digital technologies.
Deep understanding of process standardization and optimization for creative design.
Possess thorough understanding of emerging trends, standards and best practices in digital design.
Must be detail oriented with strong organization skills and ability to work efficiently and effectively.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study (e.g., Graphic Design) or comparable work experience.

Client Description:

We have a simple philosophy at Vitamin T: to personally place the best creative talent in the best jobs for the best companies. When you work for Vitamin T, you qualify for medical, dental and vision insurance after working only four consecutive weeks maintaining an average of 20 hours per week. If this job isn't the right fit for you, but you know someone who is, please pass this job posting on. We have a fantastic referral program that pays out in cash rewards! (http://aquent.com/rewards/)

Requirements:

I’m looking for a proactive, passionate leader who is current with Web Graphic Design (digital design) trends. This person will have 2 direct reports and will also participate in day to day hands-on work for various web projects.

Criteria in Importance:
- Experienced in planning and executing on design projects from beginning to end.
- Hands-On graphic designer – in the trenches working on impactful marketing and web projects.
- Has had direct reports (1 at least) - will need to mentor and give bi-yearly evaluations.
- HTML/CSS experience – should be able to slice up images and make an email layout out of it.
- Experience in ecommerce (I.e., product oriented – can be from fashion type sites to electronics etc.)

Want more details about this and other Aliso Viejo, CA opportunities? Meet Emily Peel!

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