UX Visual Designer in Minneapolis, MN at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

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UX Visual Designer Summary:

A visual/interaction designer is a professional who can plan, create, and communicate beautiful, usable, and effective interface designs for mobile, web, and device interfaces. From layout, to visual branding, to motion and interactivity - interactive design is collaborative and comprehensive. The ideal candidate for this role will have knowledge of current digital design trends as well as design fundamentals. The candidate needs to be passionate about all aspects of the digital space and understands how to translate business problems into strong interactive solutions. Our client is seeking someone who will work with a developer, researchers and experience architects for 8 intense weeks of designing and testing one set of functionality (Customer Profile - phone numbers, addresses, consent pages, etc.) that will be shared across customer and employee facing channels. It will be a mix of leveraging existing styles in the old and new brands, but working collaboratively with my team to ideate, design, create and test - with some iteration of those designs built in. Our client is looking for a person who loves collaborating with a team and has a great attitude!

Responsibilities:

  • Work with contemporary tools, including Sketch, Invision, Marvel, Adobe Creative Cloud to design new interaction modules, page layouts, style guides, images, icons, animations and other visual elements
  • Apply and update existing brand (visual and interaction) standards to accommodate test goals
  • Present and communicate designs and design goals to teammates, partners, and leadership
  • Create prototypes using design tools noted above; by coding in HTML5/CSS/JS; and working directly with front-end developers
  • Participate as an observer in user interviews and usability test sessions
  • Validate developer-built experiences relative to UX design requirements, provide feedback and work with developers to reach best outcomes

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a visual design-related discipline such as Design, Animation or related field of study - or 5 years relevant professional experience working as a visual designer, interaction designer, art director
  • Experience working in a multi-channel environment, including desktop/laptop, mobile, installation-based and brick-and-mortar locations - must be able to demonstrate work designing responsive, adaptive and native experiences
  • Knowledge of accessibility and its particular design requirements
  • Experience collaborating with large teams using outstanding, persuasive communication skills
  • Experience delivering work on time and according to requirements
  • Experience successfully executing and balancing multiple projects and tasks
  • Experience creating and persuasively presenting design artifacts such as wireframes, user flow diagrams, experience maps and prototypes
  • A portfolio of work demonstrating high-quality visual and interaction design
  • Expert with contemporary UX Design tools, including Sketch, Invision, Marvel, Adobe Creative Cloud and Omnigraffle
  • Experience coding in core front-end technologies (HTML5/CSS/JS) and working collaboratively with developers, especially front-end
  • Experience designing and building digital products in compliance with WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards and with ADA accessibility guidelines
  • Skillful peer leadership and persuading without authority

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.