Web Designer

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Job Description:
Core Responsibilities:
• Concept and communicate ideas for Web sites and mobile applications
• Create design documents at varied levels of fidelity ranging from hand-drawn rough sketches, to wireframes, to Photoshop comps, to clickable prototypes
• Create user testing methodology, conduct sessions, and synthesize data into actionable insights
• Effectively communicate design specifications to tech leads, developers, product owners, and other team members
• Serve the role of a proactive user advocate to help influence product design
• Create presentation materials that tell the story and intent of a design concept for an executive audience

Professional Responsibilities:
• Thorough understanding of contemporary interaction design aesthetics
• Personal accountability for the technical accuracy of own work
• Ability to complete tasks independently, or as part of a team
• Ability to manage deadlines and production scheduling on numerous, concurrent projects
• Perform effectively in a demanding work environment and show resiliency to stress

Required Skills:
• Proficient in Mac-based Adobe CS (especially Photoshop)
• Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
• Clear understanding of user interface design, interaction design, information architecture, and user experience design for the Web and mobile devices
• Experience with Web and mobile design production workflows

Preferred Methodologies:
• Agile Scrum software development
• Lean Startup’s Build-Measure-Learn cycle
• Stanford D-school’s Design Thinking