Vitamin T is assisting an exciting NYC start-up with their need for a Visual Designer. This is an approx. 3-month role, full-time hours, onsite in Lower Manhattan. As the Visual Designer on this small team, you will work closely with interaction designers, product managers, and engineers and will report to and work collaboratively with the VP of Experience Design. The Visual Designer position will be at the forefront of creating and producing engaging visual elements going from websites and email campaigns to icon collections, UI affordances or micro animations, and turning high-level concepts into pixel-perfect UI renderings and prototypes across different platforms.
What you will be responsible for:
Email campaign design
UI micro animations
Identity, logo, and branding design experience
Interface assets design from conception to delivery (sketches, creation and production)
Creation and maintenance of a UI library style guide
Creation and maintenance of brand guidelines
Supporting product marketing and branding collateral
5-8 years designing for the web and mobile
Advanced knowledge of IOs and Material design guidelines
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite on a Mac platform, particularly with Illustrator and Photoshop
Intimate understanding of the digital world (desktop, tablet, iPads and iPhones/smart phone)
Good understanding of information architecture and user interface essentials and how they relate to visual design.
Understands the importance of website performance and is motivated to design for extreme optimization.
Excellent understanding of design principles, typographic, and user experience
Interest in usability testing and performance metrics
Expert eye for detail and pixel perfection; no detail is too small or insignificant
Animation skills using After-Effects or similar.