Sr. Visual Experience Designer

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted: 10/15/19 Category: Other Job Number: 8370

Position: Sr. Visual Experience Designer

Location: Boston, MA

Duration: Full-time

Must Haves: UI Design experience, UX nice to have. Portfolio.

Remote: No

Interview: Must be able to interview on site

 

 

Job Description:

 

Senior Visual Experience Designer

 

You are creative, passionate about design and dedicated to making the complicated feel simple. You are passionate about color, typography, and hierarchy and absolutely addicted to the feeling you get when you create something elegant, beautiful and useful. You know beautiful interfaces are just part of the equation and can support your visual skills with an understanding of user experience design methodologies such as heuristic evaluations, content/IA analysis, user research tactics, collaborative workshops and user testing options. You are innovative, curious and experimental and can put it all together to create stunning digital experiences.

 

Our greatest asset is our people, and we are seeking a talented, passionate and multifaceted designer who has impressive visual design skills and is excited to take on new challenges and grow professionally. And, of course, our perfect match is looking for a new, enthusiastic relationship with an energetic agency.

 

This is a full-time position offering a fun and exciting working environment in a rapidly growing company, competitive salary and great benefits. We will only look at candidates who can commute to our office in Boston, MA or Portsmouth, NH.

 

YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

 
  • Leading a work stream within a project or managing small internal and or client project teams
  • Translating user experience sketches and flows into usable and beautiful user interfaces
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with and clearly presenting your design rationale to clients
  • Effectively collaborating with directors, experience designers, content strategists, developers and clients throughout a project lifecycle
  • Conceptualizing, creating and/or extending a “ visual system” – including brand elements such as colors, typography, layout and tone – and summarizing in style guides
  • Leading client-facing meetings and some workshops
  • Contributing to overall company marketing by authoring case studies for projects, participating in industry events, blogging on topics of interest, etc.

 

 

QUALITIES WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

 
  • 5+ years’ experience with digital design in a professional setting
  • Expert deployment of visual design principles such as typography, color and layout
  • Experience with creating and/or extending a “ visual system” – including brand elements such as colors, typography, layout and tone – and summarizing in style guides
  • Understanding of responsive/adaptive design principles including rapid iteration process, style tiles and breakpoints and how to consider different displays
  • Awareness of experience design principles and methodologies such as, but not limited to, accessibility, performance and usability considerations
  • Ability to explain and articulate the connection from research to design decisions through storytelling and effective client presentations
  • Extensive expertise with Sketch, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite, specifically in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign and how to use tools for rapid prototyping.
  • Keen understanding of how to work in a professional services environment that focuses on providing value for clients
  • Highly collaborative and eager to participate, able to effectively manage both yours and other’ s time alongside project deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Independent drive and strong attention to detail of creative standards and client needs
  • The ability to dress up once in a while and meet our clients, with a little bit of travel on occasion
  • Independent drive and strong attention to detail of creative standards and client needs

 

 

Nick DelSole
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