Visual Designer

Richfield, MN
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Amirah Salim

Job Description:

Aquent's Fortun500 client in Richfield, MN is looking for a 3 -month assignment (40hrs, 5 days, onsite) with potential to extend beyond. ​

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for: 
- Able to self-define tasks, deadlines, and next steps as needed 
- Be the lead designer for numerous fast paced projects 
- Able to work within a multi-person UX team 
- Familiar with translating wireframes to designs 
- Able to understand and translate business and technical requirements into intuitive designs 
- Able to design for different platforms and fully understand the nuances between all 
- Responsible for adhering to the Retail Visual Design Language, used to guide all design decisions for our employee-facing applications 
- Perform UX and design quality assurance against developed applications and log defects with development teams 
- Create graphical assets for development teams 
- Create design specifications for development teams 
- Create/Update pattern/style guides for the UX team 

Collaboration is at the center of how we develop experiences and you will be able to hold conversations with, and present to, information architects, strategists, writers, developers, business analysts, business stakeholders, and project managers. You should also be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and change direction as needed.  

- 8-10 years design experience 
- 5+ years in Photoshop 
- 1+ years in Sketch 
- 3+ years of visual design experience within a corporate environment 
- 3+ years experience designing for web applications (desktop, tablet, mobile) 
- 2+ years working within a UX team and familiar with translating wireframes to designs 
- Must have portfolio of work, including specifications for development and pattern/style guides 

Preferred Qualifications 
- Bachelor’s Degree in user experience, graphic design or related field 
- Agile/Iterative experience 

Bonus Qualifications 
- Front end development experience 
- Experience with Axure and creating prototypes for research 
- 5+ years in Photoshop 
- 1+ years in Sketch 
- 1+ years using InVision for project feedback and development delivery 
- (not required) 1+ years in Axure 
- Strong ability to collaborate and assert a point of view positively 
- Comfortable with ambiguity 
- Strong communication skills 

** Must have portfolio of work, including specifications for development and pattern/style guides **