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Mar 14, 2019

San Francisco

Freelance

Agent: Jenn M.

Job #: 145234

Salary: DOE

Job Description

 

We are helping our fantastic B2B Technlogy client find a strong Visual UI/Web Designer to join the team, on ongoing full time assignment. 

More about the Role:

The Web UI Designer will contribute to the design of the web presence on our clients site and other public facing websites. You will work with the broader Brand+Creative team to successfully represent the clients brand through web design execution. This role requires a high-level of collaboration with the web and content marketing teams and subject-matter experts across several groups in marketing, sales and other areas of the company to deliver a highly engaging site.

You will have a hands-on background managing, producing and optimizing efforts with a roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic and real passion for all aspects of web design. You are able to understand high-level systemic project requirements and apply web, UI, design and brand expertise to achieve strategic goals.

The role is for public facing web design, not for apps. The role is not a UX role - It’s primary focus is on interaction design, UI design, Branding, and visual design.

Role is on-site, 40 hours in the San Francisco HQ location and will report into the Senior Manager, Web Design.

Responsibilities:

  • You are passionate about responsive web design, user experience and web code and can bring new and innovative ideas to improve the web presence.

  • You will participate in concept development, ideation and detailed specification of visual designs for prototypes and mockups.

  • You will produce designs, prototypes, responsive UI Design layouts, create imagery and interactive assets that address the business and brand requirements, including design and production of screen layouts.

  • You will deliver solid redlines for dev team to execute while collaborating on extensible design patterns and CMS components.

  • You are an integrated part of Brand+Creative team working alongside other designers and are a collaborator at the core.

  • You are hard-wired to appropriately handle multiple projects and priorities, timely and efficiently.

  • You can successfully communicate conceptual ideas, design rationale and the specifics of user centered design process.

  • You will collaborate with marketing department, content producers and management to refine the user experience while working closely with web UX, web publishers and web developers for delivery.

  • Help establish and regularly report on metrics to measure success and to continuously improve creative executions.

  • Participate in the development and maintenance of the web style-guide and pattern library while staying up-to-date by researching top of trends and technology.

Requirements:

  • 3-4 years of dynamically responsible design experience in a fast-moving environment. Experience and familiarity with technology industry a requirement.

  • 3-4 years (Mid -Level) or 5+ Years (Senior-level) of solid professional experience in a start-up environment or in-house with one of the big name companies in the Bay Area (Salesforce, Google, Apple, Oracle etc.), or with an interactive agency..

  • Possess a can-do, get it done attitude to push execution forward while appropriately navigating any roadblocks. Work cross-functionally with multiple teams to achieve a consensus on design.

  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with applying design standard methodologies and production techniques.

  • Shown experience originating new concepts or innovative approaches which have significant impact on marketing efforts.

  • Ability to mediate and cope with rapid change and comfortable with problem solving while maintaining calm under pressure.

  • Excellent communicator across different mediums. Strong social skills working across multi-functional/international internal and external teams.

  • Comfortable working in fast paced, dynamic company with the ability to multitask on variety of different projects.

  • Design and interactive agency experience a plus. Portfolio should include responsive web design which highlights a shown grasp of web design principles.

  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision and Sketch (or similar UI design software) required.

  • Proficient in web technologies including HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and frameworks such as Bootstrap. Fluency in web technology and comfort with light front end coding required.

  • Knowledge of web content management systems is a plus.

  • Proficient in MSOffice suite: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Proficient in G Suite: Docs, Sheets, Slides.

Education:

  • BA or MA in Graphic Design, Communication Design, Information Design, Digital Media Design or other Visual Design field.

  • We will accept any suitable combination of education, experience or training.

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