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Visual Designer

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Imagine working on site at one of the greatest, most innovative, world-changing companies ever created! Singlehandedly credited with creating some of the most impactful products of this generation, this leader in consumer electronics is looking for a Visual Designer for a 6-month contract position at their Cupertino location.

In collaboration with various cross-functional teams in Retail, you will be part of a design team that takes ideas from concept to execution. Responsibilities include brainstorming concepts, sketching wireframes, drafting mockups, refining design directions and finalizing design details. You will also work with a Production Designer to implement final design solutions, and sometimes may have to perform production tasks yourself. Projects can range in scale and could include printed pieces, digital media and/or environmental graphics.

The ideal designer will take part in shaping editorial content from a design perspective. Design deliverables include creating illustrations, pictograms, icons and information graphics; selecting photography and retouching photos; and laying out type and image. You must have experience working in an iterative process and professionally accept art direction and feedback.

You will be working with a global agency of designers, writers, planners, marketers, and producers to deliver global and localized graphic content on multiple platforms and types of media.
 You should have experience in editorial content design, have an understanding of interactive design, and be able to work within an existing design aesthetic, while understanding how to extend that design language to other applications. You should also be familiar with user consumption on social media platforms.

You have an exceptional eye for detail, is passionate about minimal design and can creatively adapt to graphic standards.

Key Qualifications
• Has 4+ years agency or in-house designer experience.
• Has a deep understanding of typography for print, web, and mobile.
• Demonstrates a user-empathy approach to design.
• Solid communication skills, with experience presenting to multiple teams.
• Able to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure without losing focus on the details.
• Is a self-starter and is able to handle multiple projects and deadlines.
• Synthesizes complex information into simple design solutions.
• Able to adjust work schedule as needed to accommodate connection with global teams.
• Is proficient on the latest Mac OS X and iOS platforms.
• Has expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
• Working knowledge of the current iWork suite (Pages, Keynote, Numbers).

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