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Visual / Digital Designer


Mar 07, 2018

New York City

Temp To Perm

Agent: Eric S.

Job #: 129762

Job Description

Our client is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Mid-level Visual Designer to join our digital team. This candidate will work closely with the product development team and support our UX Design Lead. Candidate should have a solid understanding of key design processes, principles, and current trends as well as an ability to manage their own time. The designer’s responsibilities range from maintaining, conceptualizing and improving a portfolio of web and software applications serving the education and library communities. The primary focus will be on Visual Design with a secondary ability to produce user workflows and wireframes. 
-Execute Visual/UX best practices and standards
-Transform complex problems into beautiful, intuitive, and functional designs
-Design and implement new features, enhancements and content of existing websites
-Translate current designs into various responsive interfaces
-Implement all visual design stages from product concept to final hand-off to engineering
-Translate user and business requirements into creative and intuitive design solutions through wireframes and defined user flows
-Collaborate with Product and Editorial teams to establish visual design systems
-Build consensus around strategic design choices through design reviews and presentations
-Adhere to and help define brand consistency
-Solid understanding of typography, color theory, grid-based design, hierarchy and other design principles
-Expertise in Photoshop, Sketch, InDesign, Invision, Zeplin or similar tools
-Have a working knowledge of responsive design and be familiar with web compliance standards
-Ability to present your design work and explain design choices to stakeholders
-A current portfolio demonstrating strong visual design and user interface work
-Ability to work well in a highly collaborative environment and take lead on some projects
-Contribute to multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
-Understanding of HTML, CSS, and browser capabilities
-Experience with designing for touch and/or mobile interfaces
-Great work ethic and sense of ownership
-Prototyping a plus

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