***Disclaimer: This is posting is not for one specific position, it is for the on-going need for our clients in the financial services industry***
Established F100 financial services co. is looking for a strong Visual Designer to join the Customer Experience group to contribute to the user experience strategy by collaborating with studio leads and producers to manage visual design activities for their online properties.
Long term contract: 1 year+, 40 hours/ week, W2
As a Visual Designer in the Customer Experience group, you will contribute to the user experience strategy by collaborating with studio leads and producers to manage visual design activities for their online properties.
As their new Visual Designer, you will:
-Be involved in the discovery and design process and:
--Act as a key player in the design execution process on projects, assuming responsibility for the overall visual design strategy and execution.
--Collaborate with program, product, studio and project managers to gather creative requirements and integrate business objectives with customer needs.
--Collaborate and lead vendors to successfully deliver all visual design activities within design execution phase.
-Determine and recommend the appropriate user-centered design methods, tools, deliverables, and milestones in order to design optimal solutions considering tablet, mobile, and desktop.
>Create design "options” and articulate the pros and cons of each design option.
>Educate partners on brand standards; identify design deviation from brand standards and making visual design decisions that supports the overall strategy and champion for best user experience.
>5+ years experience in communications, human factors, information sciences, graphic and visual arts
>Visually / graphically fluent with highly creative, brand building experience.
>Experience designing in new and emerging digital media.
>Demonstrated ability to create visual consistency of design, look and feel, style guides, and production across all marketing assets.
>Champion quality, standards, user-centered design and the customer.
>Excellent client facing skills, able to discuss, listen, defend and persuade.
>Demonstrated ability to manage large print or digital production is a must.
>BS, BFA, or BA major in design, graphic design, art direction, or industrial design preferred.
Portfolio requirements: Candidate should be prepared to show design samples and interim deliverables. High-traffic site and transactional (ecomm) site experience required.