Graphic Designer (Chicago) | HCSCJP00005029

Chicago, IL
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posted by:
Molly McGriff

Job Description:


Responsible for the design, development and creation of user-centered designs for Web sites. Works to improve the usability, usefulness, and desirability of Web sites in collaboration with Graphic Designers, Product Managers, Engineering Staff and other Web Designers. Must be able to provide design prototypes and provide ad hoc user interface consulting. Responsible for requirements gathering and articulation of user interface issues—including development of page/site prototypes. Must be knowledgeable of user-centered design methodology, user scenarios, usability testing, storyboarding, paper and interactive prototypes. Must have demonstrated skills in graphic applications, HTML development tools and other applicable authoring tools, Web production, front-end development using programming and scripting languages. Must be able to integrate design into program rules and system architecture and create innovative approaches to improving the end-user experience. Must be familiar with platform/browser compatibility and basic usability issues. 

Requires knowledge and experience in own function; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills - Builds own knowledge of client, business processes and customers - Solves a range of problems - Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures - Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction. 

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Graphic Design, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience. 
5 years of combined IT and graphic design experience. Able to understand HTML and strong working knowledge of Web generators and photographic libraries. Possesses a portfolio of Web sites or solutions. 

Required Qualification(s)
Requires in-depth knowledge and experience designing Web and Mobile-enabled sites