Visual Designer

NYTP - Philadelphia, PA (30+ days ago)3.5


Job Title: Visual Designer

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Position Type: Contract position

Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the user interface: identify problems, propose solutions, recommend implementations, and execute UI solutions to improve the user experience.
  • Create pixel-perfect, world-class user interfaces and original, eye-catching visual design.
  • Deliver high quality work on tight schedules in a dynamic, agile product environment.
  • Produce interactive prototypes for internal experimentation and usability testing, and test UI in a rigorous, data-driven way.
  • Demonstrate a command of usability and accessibility standards in partnership with visual and interface design disciplines and principles.
  • Have a broad experience and a deep understanding of users to recommend UI features that solve customer needs.
  • Write intuitive style guides and design specifications with a focus towards engineering implementation.
  • Support, communicate, course-correct, and revise through the development phase.
  • Maintain a critical eye and an obsessive attention to detail.

Qualifications:

  • A portfolio that showcases several recent e-commerce designs is required for consideration. Mobile site/mobile phone and/or tablet apps designs a plus.
  • Minimum 6 years of UI and visual design experience within a digital agency or product team.
  • Experience leading development of comprehensive and versatile digital design systems.
  • Significant experience in iconography, symbol design, and data visualization.
  • Expert typesetting and typographic design skills.
  • Deep knowledge of cross-platform web/mobile usability standards and UI specifications.
  • Understanding of design and technical capabilities/limitations of leading email and browser technology.
  • Skilled in taking a project from exploratory and conceptual version, through to final production assets.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and execute against multiple projects running in parallel paths.
  • Ability to collaborate with copywriters and business stakeholders for successful marketing related launches.

If you believe you are qualified for this position and are currently in the job market or interested in making a change, please give me a call at 201-484-0331.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Visual Design: 1 year