Visual Designer

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Are you looking for a long term opportunity with a MAJOR brand that offers life-work balance and a comfortable working environment? Silly question, I know! But seriously, if you are a skilled Visual Designer with Mobile experience we've got a great opportunity for you.

The Mobile Visual Designer role requires extensive experience in graphic design, especially in regards to application development in the mobile space. In this role, you will be responsible for developing the visual art and graphics used in mobile applications. The Visual Designer will work in close collaboration with other visual and interaction designers within the design studio and will be expected to properly represent the brand and its family of sub-brands. This role requires strong and flexible skills in visual design, interactive design and awareness of client demands. Substantial understanding of user interface issues and information architecture is also important.

Responsibilities:

• Must be able to lead, supervise and inspire your team
• Able to lead consistent design vision across multiple projects
• Manages multiple projects, produces design while managing other designers
• Able to manage designers in a faced pace environment
• Can create a positive environment for long term growth of business and people
• Advocate for excellent user experiences within company’s mobile products
• Coordination of overall creative process
• Establish and coordinate art direction for your team
• Provide quality control over concepts and projects
• Deliver and integrate into the new UI/UX wireframes all graphical assets and specs, including images, renderings, fonts, colors, icons, logos, etc.
• Understand the differences and nuances inherent in the major mobile OSes – iOS, Android, BlackBerry, etc.
• Help develop potential go to market artwork, training materials, visuals, presentations, prototypes, die lines, etc.

Soft Skills:
• Expresses facts, thoughts and ideas in a clear, concise, convincing and organized manner.
• Demonstrates a passion for visual design.
• Marketing collateral & presentation creation experience a bonus but not necessary
• Pays attention to detail and balances beauty, innovation and usability
• Demonstrates progressive, forward thinking design with a strong background in how to design for multiple screen sizes and operating systems
• Proven understanding of brand development and representation in the mobile space
• Actively listens, hears and understands what is said as well as not said, and comprehends the meaning and the intent.
• Team work: Develops and sustains effective and cooperative working relationships with peers, bosses and other internal or external stake holders.
• Flexibility/adaptability (ability to change direction based upon team and stakeholder consensus).

Education & Experience:

• Minimum Bachelor of Fine Arts or BA in related field.
• 5-7 years experience in mobile user interface design and graphic/ visual development.