Our client is seeking a UX/UI Designer with motion graphics to join their growing team!
The ideal UI / UX Designer directly contributes to and executes the creative vision, design, and art direction for emerging digital products. The role will help inform and set the design standard for the company in a unfettered, creative-forward environment.
The UI / UX Designer works in an collaborative agile environment with developers to understand technological capabilities, with product managers to understand business strategy, and with senior leaders from editorial and marketing to capture the other elements of creative expression.
The UI / UX Designer is the skilled in the UI, UX and motion graphics for enterprise-class tools and products. This role reports directly to the Art Director.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Create innovative user experiences for new and extended product offerings
Build prototypes using any method (whiteboard, paper, Balsamiq, InVision) to pixel-perfect hi-fidelity design
Ability to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows, storyboards, and other design artifacts and transforming them into intuitive and functional user interfaces
Help define design standards, tools, and guidance on communicating brand image and identity
Facilitate collaboration and engagement between members of the team to ensure sound design, editing, motion graphics, composition layout and interactivity align with product vision
Create information architectures, wire frame screen flows, prototypes, design briefs, design specs and guidelines with minimal direction
Collaborate seamlessly with internal cross-functional and external agency teams in an Agile environment to deliver against creative vision
Create full graphic packages using Adobe After Effects for video content that is complimentary to the app experience.
Education, Experience, Certification Requirements
A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in motion graphics, UI|UX design, and brand development
Undergraduate degree in graphic design, art, human-computer Interaction, communications or a related field
Platforms: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows
Demonstrated strength with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects), any interactive prototyping software
Experience in conceptualizing and executing graphics packages for video content is a plus
Demonstrated experience developing and communicating UX patterns, design guidelines, and templates
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to design and deliver a UX that is rich, immersive, pleasing, simple, and easy to navigate
Creating early conceptual designs, demonstrating innovation
Design complete suite of screens that effectively deliver on business goals and requirements
Experience working within an Agile project methodology a plus
Expertise with Adobe After Effects is strongly preferred
Facilitate development of product prototypes for usability testing and proof-of-concept purposes
Gathering and assessing business requirements from product and segment representatives
Knowledge and experience developing cohesive brand experiences by creating and maintaining a style guide
Mobile and tablet app design for iOS, and Android platforms
Producing detailed page schematics and specifications
Site mapping, interaction flows/maps, and wireframing
Strong multitasking and thorough communication needed
Works the with the Technology Team to understand the documented technology standards for the platform and browser/OS specifications and bears responsibility to ensure all assets track to technology and program standards