#167619

Visual Design

Location:
New York
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
$50hr-$55hr
Start date:
05/10/2021
Posted By:
Gerald Garrison
Date:
05/06/2021

Job Description:

We're looknig for a Visual Designer for one of our clients based in the financial services industry.  Position will start remote until client has the all clear to return on-site.

Job Description:
The Visual Designer role is an integral part of the team. Our VDs are co-owners of the design and identity of our next-generation, bespoke, multi-channel applications. VDs develop the design effort for applications that are dynamic, information and data rich, highly specialized, and built within the scope of the latest technological trends (e.g. data science, block chain, and new application frameworks).

Other responsibilities of VDs include the following:

  • Create and evolve the visual design language for the products we work on while maintaining awareness of the larger ecosystem of product and design standards
  • Help establish a culture of design within the group and among our stakeholders
  • Collaborate with our cross disciplinary teams to transform requirements into compelling designs that fulfill on the promise of the product
  • Ensure your proposed designs are specified with the required level of detail (in the form of red-lines and assets) to guide the process of design and development
  • Take an active role in the quality assurance throughout development and deployment


Candidates should also have the following qualifications and experiences:

  • Be a trained Graphic Designer / Information Designer who balances expertise in ‘craft’ with an academic interest in the relevant fields of Design (theories of visual perception and cognition, among other things)
  • Can skilfully represent the visual design discipline, within a multi-disciplinary product team, when presenting to stakeholders, sponsors, and critics
  • Enjoys new design challenges including those involving complex information, data visualizations, and interactivity
  • Must be able to maintain healthy relationships with our business and technology partners
  • Comfortable employing skills across all stages of the design and development process including conception, design, standardization, specification, and enforcement
  • Is curious and resourceful and with that, able to learn and operate within the complex business domains of the company
  • Is detail oriented and always concerned about the end products
  • Be an exceptional multi-tasker who’s quick and organized
  • You stay up to date on the latest design trends and applications


Candidates must have:

• A proven track record creating design languages for an interaction-complex application, sites, mobile et. al.
• A strong portfolio of work emphasizing depth of experience with graphic and information design for interactive products/sites, and where possible data visualization.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a professional capacity as a visual designer on highly interactive and data rich applications
• Solid understanding and experience following (ADA) accessibility design guidelines

Educational Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Design with emphasis in one or more of the following:
Digital Design, Communication Design, Information Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Motion Design

Must include link to online portfolio to be considered for role

Client Description:

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Paid Sick Leave for all US and Canada talent
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward bus or train passes, etc.)
- Direct deposit for your paycheck
- 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/
- 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)