Interactive / Visual Design Principal Engineer

Round Rock, TX
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Posted By:
Corey King

Job Description:

Interactive Visual Designer

Defines and creates user experience design deliverables across software project initiatives including concept ideation/exploration, wire-framing, user-flow analysis, interaction design, interactive prototyping, visual design, branding and execution. Ensures visual and interactive designs achieve the highest level of appeal/desirability, effectiveness, usability, and customer satisfaction.

Core responsibilities:
• Acts as a key player in the design process of projects, assuming responsibility project deliverables and the overall customer experience execution; helping take visual design/ux from concept to a fully executed deliverable
• Designs rich visual and user-interaction solutions across a range of platforms and mediums
• Identifies user centered design patterns, establishes scenarios, illustrations and storyboards that places the design concepts into user context and creates interactions that align with program requirements
• Conceives innovative user-interface models that explore concepts that accomplish core program requirements with exceptional design and user experience
• Creates user task models, user experience / information architecture, and wireframe level design through to conceptual prototypes
• Delivers visual and behavioral specifications and production assets
• Works ongoing with product/project managers and developers to ensure completion of product/application design as specified

Must Haves:
• Undergraduate degree and 4-8 years relevant experience or Graduate degree and 2-4 years relevant experience
• Strong skillset in digital design with an emphasis on user interfaces for Windows desktop, mobile (iOS/Android), and web applications
• Strong level proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, After Effects)
• Excellent collaboration, communication and presentation skills
• Ability to distill complex problems into intuitive, clean, user friendly designs
• Experience with creating detailed workflow specifications and behaviors for development teams
• Expert in User Experience concepts, Information Architecture, and software brand strategy
• Able to follow and apply existing Design Language Guidelines
• Strong understanding of and experience with typography, color, texture, layout, and general visual design for branding/commerce environments
• Must be up to date with the latest in interactive and visual design trends
• Ability to draw, sketch, illustrate by hand (e.g., to create concept scenario visualizations and storyboards)
• Experience with UI motion, animation/transition graphics and video tools (e.g., After Effects, Premiere)

Optional/Nice to have:
• Able to process and integrate usability studies, reports, trends, data, and information into plans, deliverables, and recommendations
• Experience creating interactive prototypes with InVision, Axure, etc.
• Expertise with copywriting/editing, UI text, help/support content
• Experience with Enterprise/IT infrastructure management applications and/or data protection/security technologies
• Experience with CSS, HTML, Twitter bootstrap, JavaScript