Visual Designer

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Our client is the industry-leading platform for funding startups, is seeking a talented Senior Visual Designer to join our New York based User Experience team. As a Senior Visual Designer, you will work collaboratively with our Product and Experience teams to conceptualize and articulate innovative design solutions.

The ideal candidate will not only have a broad understanding of visual design, but will be an advocate, both for aesthetic product interaction and improved user experiences.

The Senior Designer will be responsible for working to develop all necessary visual artifacts for interactive products. This will require strong ability to communicate with team members to effectively articulate visual solutions for both Product and Marketing initiatives.

The Skills You Need To Have
● A minimum of 5 years visual design experience in a collaborative environment
● A passion for design and innovative product solutions
● A strong portfolio, demonstrating skill in collaborative design and innovation for new
● Ability to create and communicate concepts quickly.
● Proficient with a range of design tools; an expert in Adobe Photoshop.
● Understanding of web products, interaction design, styleguides and pattern libraries.
● A working knowledge of front end technologies, including CSS, HTML and Javascript

Nice-To-Have Skills
● Knowledge of cutting edge front-end development technologies including CSS3 and
HTML5 standards
● Experience with Agile development is a plus
● UX or Human Factors training, a plus.
● Experience in Design for mobile or touch devices

Other notes: Stronger on design side. Will be working with the UX team. They have 2 people on the UX side, 2 on the Product side and 8 developers. Needs to understand front end technology as when their team hands it to the dev team, they tell them what to program in.