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Visual Designer

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Aug 26, 2019

Suburb of Milwaukee

Freelance

Agent: Valerie B.

Job #: 151403

Salary: DOE

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Visual Designer to join a great team with our client on the west side. The ideal candidate is a digital storyteller who use design to bring product ideas to life. They will thrive in a fast-paced work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. Individuals should have a passion for empathizing with the needs and behaviors of our users and our business, and how to solve for them through design.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Ability to think through complex features and flows, balance user and business needs and make the complex feel simple to users.
  • Work collaborative with a team to shape the product by helping to build the design system and pattern library to support the visual strategy.
  • Partner with other designers, product stakeholders, management and executives and articulate a solid design rationale. Understand how to filter through feedback skillfully and when to uphold design principles.
  • Visually translate complex concepts, simplify tasks and create patterns that scale beyond a single screen.
  • Help establish the look and feel for various interfaces, including websites, mobile devices & apps.
  • Work with the UX Team and Sr Visual Designer to develop new visual standards for our software on desktop, tablet, and mobile platforms.
  • Develop the Visual Interface Design through personas, storyboards, scenarios, mood boards, iconography, photography and illustrations.
  • Closely collaborate with developers and product teams to solve complex issues, like interaction models and data visualization and ensure that design specifications are implemented.

Qualifications:

  • Expert of visual design principles (color theory, composition, and typography).
  • Self-starter and take a proactive stance toward achieving success on your projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – build positive working relationships with team members, have a good sense of humor, and a positive outlook on things.
  • An extreme passion for visual design and the the design process.
  • A penchant for details and organization, including the ability to prioritize tasks, communicate progress and meet deadlines.
  • Experience designing native mobile apps and web and how to bridge them together.
  • Excellent visual, written and verbal communication skills, along with presentation and negotiation skills.
  • The ability to effectively take direction and work both collaboratively and autonomously.
  • Working knowledge of design tools such Adobe Illustrator, XD, InVision and anything else needed to get the job done.

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