UI/Visual Designer- 6+ months contract

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date Posted: 10-23-2018
UI/Visual Designer                                                                                                                           
Join an entrepreneurial, innovative team creating the world’s best entertainment and online experiences

Our client, a leading communications and entertainment giant, is looking for an UI/Visual Designer to join their team in Philadelphia. This is a 6 months+ contract role with option to renew.

This is a great opportunity to be hands-on and drive the design of digital consumer-facing experiences featuring engaging & intuitive user interfaces.

Responsibilities:
  • Own the user interface: identify problems, propose solutions, recommend implementations, and execute UI solutions to improve the user experience
  • Create pixel-perfect, world-class user interfaces and original, eye-catching visual design
  • Deliver high quality work on tight schedules in a dynamic, agile product environment
  • Produce interactive prototypes for internal experimentation and usability testing, and test UI in a rigorous, data-driven way
  • Demonstrate a command of usability and accessibility standards in partnership with visual and interface design disciplines and principles
  • Deep understanding of users to recommend UI features that solve customer needs.
  • Write intuitive style guides and design specifications with a focus towards engineering implementation
  • Support, communicate, course-correct, and revise through the development phase
  • Maintain a critical eye and an obsessive attention to detail
 
Qualifications:
  • 6+ years of UI and visual design experience within a digital agency or product team.
  • Demonstrable experience leading development of comprehensive and versatile digital design systems
  • Significant experience in iconography, symbol design, and data visualization
  • Strong typesetting and typographic design skills
  • Deep knowledge of cross-platform web/mobile usability standards and UI specifications
  • Understanding of design and technical capabilities/limitations of leading email and browser technology
  • Skilled in taking a project from exploratory and conceptual version, through to final production assets
  • Ability to collaborate with copywriters and business stakeholders for successful marketing related launches
 
All applicants must provide an online portfolio. Mobile site/mobile phone and/or tablet apps designs a plus
 
 
Lois Siegel
Director of Recruiting
UX Hires
111 John Street, Suite 450, New York NY 10038
o: 646 863 5008 ext 506    c: 917 783 4487
e: lois@uxhires.com
 
 
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