Visual Designer (Software)

San Diego
Job Terms:
DOE ~$40-45/hr
posted by:
Jennie Brandon

Job Description:

Contract with potential for extension or perm with Fortune 500 Tech company in SD!

We are a talented group of designers, writers, prototypers, and researchers focused on delivering the best products for our customers. We’re looking for a candidate who is passionate about design, a creative problem solver, and an advocate of beautiful and seamless customer experiences. 

You must love 
• Emotionally connecting with customers 
• Customer-centered design processes 
• Solving seriously real problems 
• Organizing and maintaining complex design systems 
• Ambitious and ambiguous directions 
• Inspiring others to aim for bigger, bolder, and smarter ideas 
• Agile and experiment-driven development 
• Negotiating, communicating, and presenting 

What you’ll do 
• Design for multiple platforms within the realm of technical possibilities. 
• Articulate complex visions through simple, elegant designs. 
• Design and maintain the core product experience 
• Deliver compelling UX visions, UI specifications, high fidelity visual designs and prototypes. 

• Apply strategic visual thinking to deliver a best in class product experience 
• Turn visions into concepts and translate those concepts into designs that make our products very simple to use 
• Utilize industry design standards and best practices to define and implement design criteria, design guidelines, and design specs 
• Stay up to date with new technologies and industry trends 
• Collaborate effectively with designers, researchers, engineering, product management, marketing, and other team members 
• Prioritize work & multi-task well; Wear multiple hats in a true start-up spirit to support adjacent areas like interaction design or user research 

• Strong conceptual thinking 
• 0 - 3+ years of visual or hybrid design experience with consumer applications, preferably rich web apps/sites 
• Intimate Knowledge of Sketch, Adobe software and prototyping tools 
• Strong leadership skills - ability to work with Art Directors, Project Managers, Engineers and Senior Leaders 
• A solid understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation 
• Minimum BA/BS degree in graphic design or related field 
• A portfolio with examples of solid product design interface