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Sr. Visual / UI Designer

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Oct 09, 2019

Bethesda, MD

Permanent

Agent: Mark P.

Job #: 152928

Salary: Salaried with Comprehensive Benefits

Job Description

Are you ready for a career making opportunity? How about being part of an amazing global product design practice working on next-generation web and mobile platforms for one of the most recognized hospitality brands in the world?  In this client-facing role, you will support next-generation product design and platform development by helping the team unify the UI and UX and deliver an elegant and enjoyable experience across web, mobile and in-room apps. 

You’ll be part of an agile cross-functional product team you’ll work closely with other product designers, PM, engineers, and researchers. You’ll help our design team improve, scale and apply a common UI design system across web, mobile and in-room systems. 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating and maintaining design systems and helping product designers applying them globally to create a suite of elegant products that anyone can use. The position requires working across different teams to create consensus and provide deliverables under tight deadlines. Strong communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to work under pressure. Flexible and comfortable with ambiguity and change during a project. Above all, the role requires a dedicated individual who upholds and advocates high standards and lives design aesthetic to the core.

Responsibilities:

  • Advocate for visual consistency, UI design system and accessibility across web, mobile and in-room systems. 
  • Collaborate with design team and across product design teams to ensure design consistency and UI standards are upheld. 
  • Spot opportunities to apply standards to new features and support when it's time for the design system to evolve. 
  • Help maintain and evolve UI design system and documentation. 
  • Challenge existing processes with new ways for the team to be more effective

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of design experience focused on unifying UI and UX design across multiple teams with differing goals and priorities—including developing, maintaining, and gaining adoption of pattern libraries.
  • Deep experience and interest in design systems, aesthetics and interaction patterns with a strong knowledge of industry design systems, UI controls, kits and frameworks, and familiarity with the underlying technology that powers them.
  • Proven ability to advocate for UI consistency with designers, engineers, product managers, and executives through writing, visuals, and presentations.
  • Ability to create sketches, wireframes, high fidelity comps, prototypes, and written documentation, and organize them into libraries that are easy and enjoyable for other designers to use.

Client Description:

Aquent Studios is a global creative studio that delivers scale, speed and efficiency to the world’s most recognized brands.  We create the work that matters the most to them—work that has a real impact on their business. As an Aquent Studio team member, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the largest and most influential companies in the world, solving design challenges and extending their brands across tactic types and platforms, including digital design, UI/UX, video, motion, content, print design, web development, and more. If you want to do work that matters in a collaborative setting that values ingenuity and personal growth, you have found the right place!

AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us?

  • Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands
  • Excellent health and dental insurance subsidized
  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), FSA's and voluntary insurance programs
  • Paid weekly​
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay
  • Access to free training and continuing education

 

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