User Experience Designer, Visual Design: Minneapolis
Visual Designers with the User Experience team are responsible for the creative and visual aesthetic of our client projects. We are seeking strong creative thinkers that can, both as part of a team and independently, communicate their design perspective clearly and articulately to our team of UX designers, developers, and our clients. This includes the discovery or creation of brand attributes, design direction, and the application of design principles and best practices that support them. Our Visual Designers build off or work in parallel with our UX designers’ Research, Content Strategy, Information Architecture and Interaction Design to implement the design direction into solid and presentable concepts to the client and production teams. Working closely with the project team, Visual Designers, in conjunction with the project lead, communicate design intent throughout the development of the project ensuring quality and effective solutions.
- Native mobile design experience required
Strong aesthetic style, creativity, and a knack for pushing the boundaries of a digital experiences
Strong understanding of user centric principle, design, and software development
Possess a natural inclination towards user experience and general usability, ensuring quality accordingly
Experience leading design teams
Produce deliverables that are professional, polished, visually appealing, and support best practices with a minimal amount of oversight
Strong skills in design fundamentals such as knowledge of composition, form, shape and color, layout, typography
Deep knowledge of current design trends
Skillful communication and conversation skills
The ability to think! Strong problem solving, analysis, and decision making skills
Mastery of common creative tools. Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle, or equivalent
A strong portfolio of work exemplifying 3+ years of designing user interfaces showcasing excellent user interaction, visual design, and motion graphics
Familiarity designing interfaces for multiple interface paradigms (e.g. desktop, touch, responsive, gesture etc.)
Experience working in a variety of different industries’, clients’, or brands’ esthetics
- Bachelor’s degree in related discipline (Information Design, Fine Arts, Industrial Design, Human-Machine Interaction, Computer Science) or equivalent level of experience required.
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