Visual Designer

About the role

The Visual Design team stands out for its lively creativity and flawless style. It can translate users' needs, business objectives and technology capabilities from concept to delivery with exceptional attention to detail. It aims to craft an alluring design language that skillfully incorporates the brand of Avanade's clients.

As Consultant, Visual Design, you will participate in customer engagements and create User Experience (UX) and creative transformation deliverables on projects. You will focus on design-oriented work by creating a design strategy that includes the brand's promise, insights from users and competitive analysis to inform interface and interaction elements. You will conduct research from a visual design perspective to gain insights and guide design decisions.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Conduct visual design explorations to generate ideas, find the best solutions and craft a compelling visual language
  • Develop a visual language that communicates a brand's goals an express its rationale so other visual designers, developers and future teammates can build upon it
  • Produce high-quality visual designs from concept to execution including those for desktop, web and mobile devices
  • Use prototyping tools to convey design intent as appropriate
  • Integrate core tenets of responsive and adaptive design into work
  • Travel as needed.

About you

You are an experienced design professional with a proficient capability in design principles and solutions. You have experience with visual design, principles of UI design, layouts, graphics development, typography, color and visual theories. You are trained and experienced in digital design, web and mobile development in an enterprise environment.

Your background and skills likely include:
  • Knowledge of user experience disciplines such as UX architecture, research, usability and content strategies
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and capability with W3C, HTML/XHTML, CSS, JS and Flash
  • Awareness of how visuals translate to code
  • Designing with mobile layouts in mind
  • Ability to articulate the technical feasibility of solutions.

You likely have a Bachelor's Degree in design, graphic design, a similar degree or experience that may substitute for a degree. You also likely have about three years of relevant design experience.

About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 27,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

Qualifications
Years of Experience:

3+ years relevant design experience

Management Experience: N/A

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Design, Graphic Design, or similar degree; experience may substitute for degree. Master's degree in related discipline a plus.

Other Skills/Knowledge:
  • Portfolio that demonstrates a proficient capability in design principles and solutions
  • Experience with visual design, principles of UI design, layouts, graphics development, typography, color and visual theories
  • Knowledge of user experience disciplines such as UX architecture, research, usability and content strategies
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite needed; capability with W3C HTML / XHTML, CSS, and Flash a plus
  • Trained and experienced in digital design, web and mobile development in an enterprise environment
  • Experience designing with mobile layouts in mind
  • Capable of understanding and articulating technical feasibility of solutions


Required Certifications: N/A

Additional Area, Region or Service Line specific requirement:

Requisition ID - 53403

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.


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