Visual Designer

Kirkland, WA
Job Terms:
up to $66.00/hour
posted by:
Courtney Schaefer

Job Description:

This real time communications apps' UX team is looking for a Visual Designer to focus on creating beautiful, thoughtful, and pixel-perfect visuals, UI components, and specs, and support the UX team in establishing a holistic/unified visual design system.

Main Responsibilities:
-Support the Visual Design Lead in curating UI patterns and generating style guides/shared resources
-Componentize UI elements to be shared across the team in the form of stickersheets and templates
-Work closely with other designers to translate wireframes and feature flows into pixel-perfect mocks and specifications
-Help evangelize our visual design language/system across teams

A pixel perfect obsession
Hyper-detailed and organized
No task is too big (not afraid to ask for help and resources), or too small
Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
Ability to build and foster great working relationships
Openly welcomes feedback

*PORTFOLIO REQUIRED - strong design in style guides, mobile, web, larger format screens. Propagating visual design systems

Required Skills:
-BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field
-2 years of relevant work experience
-Strong portfolio demonstrating core design skills; ability to establish and work with visual hierarchy, layouts, grids, typography, and color effectively
-Solid experience building and extending UI systems, redline specifications, and style guides
-Ability to keep materials on-brand and to spec
-Strong command of web and mobile
-Outstanding skills in Sketch
-Ability to juggle multiple priorities on tight deadlines without compromising quality

Nice to Have:
-Experience with Material Design
-Experience building and extending icon systems.
-Experience designing for TV and large format a plus
-Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
-CSS and HTML skills a plus                                                                           

Client Description:

Aquent's client is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.




***Background check is required for this position.***

***Please ensure FULL LEGAL NAME is noted on resume along with a PORTFOLIO LINK if applicable.***

***Assignment could start earlier if right candidate is identified.***