Senior Web Designer

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Digital User Interface Design

If you know your user, pay attention to patterns, maintain consistency, utilize visual hierarchy and understand the importance of feedback, then please keep reading. Do you know and strive to empower your user while speaking their language and keep it simple? These are qualities we are looking for.

• Works with IT programmers when needed to develop work on the COF/COAF site.
• Supports new technology such as Point Roll.
• Works independently on web projects when the task is design intensive and not copy intensive.
Responsibilities:
- Concept and communicate ideas for numerous designs
- Produce clean, technically accurate files
- Produce effective design
- Understand and apply the basics of creative and business strategy
- Work with Creative Director, Copywriter and Producer to produce designs that are both compelling and cost-effective
- Create final art for presentations and assist in Creative Presentations
- Create final art and files to be given to Developer
- Manage numerous projects at one time
- Complete work correctly and efficiently to meet appropriate deadlines
- Effectively communicate design specifications to Developer
- Share knowledge and experience across LOBs
- Act as a proactive leader on the team, LOB and beyond, and help influence decisions
- Make Creative Presentations when applicable
- Work with vendors (stock photo house, photographer, etc) when necessary
- Understand overall budget constraints of projects
- Optimize graphics for web publishing
Required Skills:
- Proficient in Mac based Photoshop, ImageReady/Fireworks, Illustrator and Dreamweaver.
- Thorough understanding of the elements of good design, html production and web process.
- Will be held accountable for the technical accuracy of their own work.
- Able to complete tasks independently and as part of a team.
- Possess effective communication of ideas/development of presentation skills.
- Ability to manage deadlines and production scheduling on numerous, concurrent projects.
- Perform effectively in a demanding work environment and show resiliency to stress.
Technical Skills:
- Understanding of basic Html
- Ability to optimize graphics using ImageReady or Fireworks
- Basic graphic design knowledge/skill
- Strong knowledge of Photoshop
- Basic knowledge of Flash
- Basic knowledge of Information design