Content Designer

Mountain View, CA
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Heather Farrin

Job Description:

Our client needs a Content Designer for a 6-month temp assignment working onsite in Mountain View, CA.

Senior Content Designer, world-class design helps power the success of small businesses and self-employed people around the world. Our designers are involved at every step of a project—from gathering insights, brainstorming, prototyping, and experimentation to launching pixel-perfect designs. And we’re innovating through machine learning and conversational UI to make every interaction delightfully simple. We’re inspired by the courage, passion, and entrepreneurial spirit of our small-business customers. If you’re ready to create bold and elegant solutions that power prosperity around the globe, we want to hear from you. 

* Execute end-to-end content strategy for multiple platforms
* Craft user interface text, conversational UI scripts, product messaging, landing pages, emails, and other project deliverables
* Transform complex accounting jargon into conversational, approachable language
* Evangelize the QuickBooks voice and tone through example, training, and reviews
* Push and evolve content frameworks and patterns based on brand guidelines
* Collaborate effectively with other designers, content strategists, product managers, and researchers
* Solicit feedback and contribute constructively to design reviews
* Advance a strong point of view, backed up by personal expertise, design rationale, customer data, and industry trends
* Participate in customer research and apply insights to generate content that delivers customer delight
* Work on multiple projects at one time, using strong communication skills to manage time and expectations appropriately 

* 5+ years of experience in content design, content strategy, or related field
* Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Human-Computer Interaction Design, or other relevant field; Master’s preferred
* Deep knowledge of design principles and methods
* Curiosity and commitment to testing new ideas and innovating to drive business results
* Effective communicator, presenter, and negotiator
* Excellent verbal and written English skills
* A dazzling online portfolio 

Client Description:

WORKING WITH AQUENT: freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check 
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)