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Web Designer

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We have a full-time, 6 month, contract opportunity open with our client. As part of the larger User Experience team for our client the design team is responsible for translating user needs and business needs into meaningful communication experiences. The spectrum of work that the design team is responsible for spans future state system work, incremental enhancements, and promotional communications. Our design efforts are supported through a collaborative team of information architects, UX strategists, copywriters, and content strategists.

Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:
As a Web Designer for the Commerce Product Team you will be responsible for updating and maintaining the design and layout of the cart and checkout experience, creating and optimizing graphical assets for web site display, participating in the planning and development of new content, and employing design standards set by company style guides. You will become well versed in the Best Buy brand standards and be able to translate and evolve these guidelines to improve the Commerce experience. You will collaborate with the broader UX team to enhance features and functionality. To support the product team you will be required to present creative concepts, take direction, and manage concurrent development efforts.
• Creating and optimizing graphical assets for updating and maintaining design, functionality and layout of website as needed working within defined templates
• Participating in the planning and development of new content
• Employing design standards set by company style guides
• Remain current with web trends, usability and standards along with the tools and techniques for online experience development

Basic Qualifications:
• Portfolio that is accessible on-line
• 3 or more years web design experience
• Proven ability to formally present and articulate ideas effectively
• Self-starter who remains current with web trends, usability and standards along with the tools and techniques for online experience development

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, MultiMedia, Information Architecture, Communication, Marketing, Journalism, Human Computer Interaction, Instructional or Graphic Design, related field or equivalent experience. or equivalent work experience.
• 3 or more years' experience in Web and/or print media creative design and maintenance
• 1 year or more of experience in eCommerce development and optimization related specifically to cart and checkout
Industry experience in retail, e-commerce or at and agency preferred.

Soft Skills Required:
1. Ability to present and sell creative ideas
2. Work in a cross functional UX team

For consideration samples and/or a link to a portfolio must be submitted with your resume.

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