#156612

Senior Visual Designer- Mobile

Location:
Chicago, Il
Job Terms:
Permanent
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
02/24/2020
Posted By:
Debra Powell
Date:
02/07/2020

Job Description:

This is a full time, permanent/direct hire role in Chicago downtown.

Mobile visual design experience required.

(this is not a UX role)

Senior Visual Designer with mobile/responsive or native app design experience, on a large national account. Fearless, passionate and imaginative, you’ll push the boundaries of visual design alongside the UX and UI team — building digital experiences that build stronger human connections.

Responsibilities

The ideal Senior Visual Designer…

  • Proven background and track record at executing and delivering top-quality design work for mobile/responsive or native app experience (and a book to back it up)
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of visual design (especially in the digital space). This means expertise or strong knowledge in site design, responsive design, mobile app design and visual ID.
  • Ability to solve and understand behaviors in the digital space. A natural problem solver who understands the user journey – anticipating what people might like and are drawn to both aesthetically and functionally.
  • Knack for coming up with imaginative solutions that push boundaries
  • Collaborative and open-minded thinker. Able to conceptualize and express ideas with other team members while helping elevate the work.
  • Geeks out on the details. Down with the nuances of design and thinking through all the details of their design.
  • Likes to sketch, draw and maybe even illustrate on the side.
  • Loves type and typography. Understands font weights, style and hierarchy of type — especially when it comes to digital design and scan-ability.
  • Able to talk through their work and the process that lead them to their finished product.

Desired Skills & Experience

The Senior Designer will need

  • At least 5 years of experience designing within the web and mobile space.
  • A strong understanding of UI flows, wires and design
  • To be proficient in Mac OSX, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (including Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign).
  • Expertise in Sketch and proficiency in InVision.
  • Strong verbal and communication skills (articulating and presenting their ideas)
  • A general understanding of Abstract and how it integrates with Sketch.
  • A background and understanding in iOS/Android.
  • Some understanding of atomic design principles and material design.

 

Extra credit if you have…

  • Experience working in design/product development sprints
  • Experience prototyping your designs in programs like (Marvel, Protopie, etc.)