Interactive Graphic Designer

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Our client, a leading IT and business process services firm is cultivating a new User Experience Team focused on healthcare. Projects include the websites for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid as well as the front-end for all of the back-end systems that support these sites. In addition, kicking off a new project for the Federal government’s Health Information Exchange initiative.

The Interactive Graphic Designer will be hired as part of the growing User Experience team. The ideal individual must be highly collaborative and have ability that spans all areas creative web front-end design process. The Interactive Graphic Designer will be responsible for research and design efforts for web based user interface design, creating design concepts that take advantage of today’s technology. Under the direction of the Design Manager, the Interactive Graphic Designer will work with other Designers, Information Architects, UX Designers, Developers as well as BA and TA SMEs and client stakeholders, to develop strategies and specifications for the look and feel of multiple web based projects. The Interactive Graphic Designer will synthesize information gathered from client meetings, team collaboration, best practices, branding guidelines and competitive analyses to develop mock ups and user interface diagrams the meet both user and client needs. In addition, the Interactive Graphic Designer will participate in Usability Testing and help determine how best to integrate these findings into the user interface.

Required skills include:

• 5+ years digital graphic design experience demonstrated through an online portfolio

• Hands on design of web sites and web based applications designed from the ground up (not just sites contributed to or produced)

• Fluency with core graphic design principles and interactive trends (typography, form, color, composition, imagery, brand management, animation)

• Application of leading edge creative in parallel with web standards and usability best practices, including 508 compliance

• Experience carrying design concepts forward from wireframes to XHTML/CSS in collaboration with UX designers, keeping in mind how the end product will be built

• Expert experience in Adobe Creative Suite; particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks and Flash

• Expert knowledge of Visio, InDesign and other widely accepted UI design tools

• Working knowledge of HTML/XHTML, CSS, cross browser issues, NET, JavaScript Frameworks (JQuery and JSON) and other evolving interface standards

• Experience with large scale custom application or CMS (Content Management Systems) projects

• Experience with print work including logo and identity design preferred

• Experience with social media, mobile and tablet technologies desirable

• Experience working with Health IT clients a plus

• Experience with print design a plus

*** Please send over URL of your portfolio and resume in word format immediately!

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