We have a FANTASTIC contract to hire opportunity for a Visual Designer! You will be working for an agency that values an open office environment and doesn’t tolerate egos (well for the most part). They believe in their designers and offer quick advancement opportunities. So if you’re looking for that next level, this is the place to get it! Develop innovative visual designs, screen layouts, navigation systems, user interface elements, typography and color palettes
About the Role
As a Visual Designer, you will be working in a team of Web Design professionals with a passion for elegant, forward-thinking, modern design. Our client takes design seriously and believes that designers have a significant voice at the table in defining any successful digital initiative. As a team member, you will be collaborating with client services; project management, strategy, and engineering to develop original design concepts and guide projects from concept to launch.
Create clean, effective design solutions for simple or complex user tasks
Work in an agile, rapid development and prototyping environment where effective communication is paramount
Lead and collaborate with interdisciplinary project teams, provide art direction to other designers and work with producers and technologists to implement designs into technology
The Essentials: 3+ years professional experience designing outstanding responsive websites at an agency or consultancy
B2B responsive website design experience
Ability to create clean, effective and innovative visual design systems across devices and media types
Strong up to date body of work and online portfolio (this is a must-have) that is impressive on immediate impression
Expert knowledge in UI principles, graphic design principles and web standards
Ability to work well cross functionally and make appropriate trade-offs to meet time constraints
Experience in leading and collaborating with interdisciplinary project teams, providing support to other designers, and working with engineers to implement designs into technology
Excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills
Experience and desire to work within a fast-paced, iterative development environment; experience with Agile a strong plus.
Fluency in Adobe Photoshop and/or Fireworks and a solid knowledge of HTML/CSS and prototyping tools
Degree in graphic design, human-computer interaction, interaction design, or other relevant experience
Does your portfolio show your responsive website design work? Is it modern and beautiful? If so, then we want to meet you!!