#162247

Web Designer

Location:
Redmond, WA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
01/15/2021
Posted By:
Tammie Letroise-Brown
Date:
11/03/2020

Job Description:

Our team develops web sites, services, and experiences in support of Global Publishing game studios. Bring your experience, talent, and passion to build visually striking game web sites that showcase our AAA games on the console and PC platforms and supercharge your design portfolio.

We are seeking a Web Designer with a passion for designing scalable, engaging, community-focused, user-friendly, and accessible web sites. This person will be responsible for creating designs and graphic assets for consumer-facing external web sites and community efforts. Working with developers and production staff, this role is an exciting opportunity for a designer with a passion for iterating on designs using community feedback and telemetry data, and utilizing the latest web technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Design user-friendly, engaging, community-focused & accessible websites
  • Create website wireframes, redlines, mockups and style guides to communicate design and interaction ideas to the development team
  • Create graphic design elements and templates for various social media channels
  • Work with game studio art design team to incorporate game branding & UI elements into website designs and theme templates
  • Work closely with web developers to deploy design
  • Able to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and requirements with an emphasis on making our website UI and visual designs more accessible to users with disabilities
  • Create and maintain design and process documentation

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience working in a related position designing websites with a focus on community or gaming websites preferred
  • Strong understanding of responsive, accessible design with consideration towards breakpoints, devices & optimization for web
  • Design fundamentals of color theory, image composition & typography
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite applications: Photoshop, Illustrator, XD & After Effects
  • Experience developing interactivity prototypes & mock-ups
  • Understanding of basic front-end languages: HTML5, CSS3/Sass, and JavaScript
  • Good communication skills

Bonus skills:

  • Front-end development experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with utilizing the Lottie/Bodymovin with Adobe After Effects
  • Experience designing store fronts or community-focused websites
  • Knowledge of agile development process
  • Experience working on a distributed team (or experience working remotely)
  • Experience with utilizing front-end frameworks such as Bootstrap
  • Familiarity with WordPress CMS and designing for themes
  • Knowledge of Usability Best Practices

Client Description:

Our client is a large technology company based in Redmond, Washington with a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. They develop computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. This company enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge.

Working here, you will be part of a company that values:

  • Innovation
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • AI
  • Trustworthy computing

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.