#134350

Senior UI Designer / Senior Visual Designer

Location:
Austin, TX
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
07/23/2018
posted by:
Christena Peterson
Date:
06/18/2018

Job Description:

Do you have a fierce passion for creating and enhancing digital interfaces such as, websites, applications, and software programs to make the experience more effortless and enjoyable for the end user? Do you find gratification in contributing to the overall increase in customer satisfaction and building brand loyalty between the organization and the consumer? Do I have your attention yet? Aquent is currently sourcing for a creative, passionate and extroverted Senior UI Designer/Senior Visual Designer, courtesy of one of our State of the Art, Fortune 500 clients local to the Austin, TX market area. The ideal candidate for this role will have a top-notch portfolio showing projects where design elements were created and iterated and will have the ability to explain their methodology through the projects. Our client is seeking a results-oriented individual who is not only deadline driven, but has the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, in a fast-paced environment. This role focuses heaving in UI visual design, but also in the information architect realm of the design.

Responsibilities:

  • Create new and original designs from scratch for brands based on client specification, needs and brand image
  • Define visual systems that effectively communicate product function and brand identity, including the design and production of screen layouts, color palettes, typography, user interface elements, and icons. 
  • Must understand mobile first and be proficient in designing exclusively for touch devices. 
  • Deliver and execute finished UI for web, mobile web, and native app via Sketch files delivered in Zeplin 
  • Be responsible for translating flows and wireframes to depict interaction solutions that are in line with business and IT requirements. 
  • Work with engineers to implement the design, including testing and visual QA of the builds 
  • Be responsible for designing solutions and delivering assets that adhere the Retail Visual Design Language, used to guide all design decisions for our Retail applications 
  • Document and deliver style guides that capture the working components of delivered systems 
  • Able to quickly and seamlessly move between designing for different platforms and fully understand the nuances between all. 
  • Ability to work with business product owners, IT developers, business analysts, and other project resources. 
  • Ability to translate business requirements and strategy documents into simple, concise and compelling solutions. 
  • Create and maintain files for all creative assets and resources, such as software, art materials, and special fonts.
  • Facilitate product campaigns and marketing via emails, microsites and other landing pages to boost client to customer interaction
  • Mentor/Coach design staff on project execution, and submit performance reports on assigned projects to the executives for appraisal.

Client Description:

Soft Skills: 

  • Excellent communication skills (in person, over webex, in email, in documentation) 
  • Outstanding collaborator and a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes designers, product owners, product managers, and engineers 
  • Ability to thoroughly understand the conceptual basis of a brand and how it should inform design 
  • Best-in-class project deliverables (concepts, rationale, assets, comps etc.) 

Requirements:

  • Top-notch portfolio (showing your design from ideation to design architecture to completion)
  • 3+ years of experience executing UI and visual design for web and mobile 
  • Proficiency of visual design discipline – typography, grids, color theory, iconography, composition, etc.) 
  • Proficient with Sketch, Adobe suite, Zeplin, InVision, and executing within sprint methodologies 
  • Ability to articulate and/or execute motion design