A client in NOVA is currently seeking a Manager, Visual Design to help on a product innovation project that will involve user research and experience strategy to reimagine the reporting application. This person will not be managing a team. Qualified talent have an agency background and are good with application design. This person does NOT have a heavy print background and is familiar with design thinking and rapid lean and interactive methodologies. This position is a 2-3 month contract to hire opportunity offering 30-40 hours per week and is onsite in Arlington, VA. Some travel will be required to Washington, DC and Reston, VA.
Requires Extensive experience in the application of color, typography, organizing elements and usability to lead the overall visual design of the application
Familiarity with responsive design, mobile-first design patterns, and application design
Requires a rich combination of strategic thinking and brilliant tactical execution to envision a future state vision for an existing application
Required ability to present work to senior stakeholders and provide sound strategic rationalization for design decisions
Collaborate and work closely with experience strategists, experience designers and product owner to ensure executions are meeting business objectives and user needs
Experience with financial services and/or mortgage lending is a plus
Strong portfolio and online work samples