UI/Visual Designer

  • Temporary/Contract Positions
  • New York, NY

Title: UI/Visual Designer 

Contract – Term: 3 months

Location: NYC – ON SITE

The UI/Visual Designer must be a solid creative designer with the ability to push the limitations of the web/mobile to create innovative visual solutions that support user needs and business objectives. Visual designers leverage layout design, composition, iconography, typography, color, spacing and texture together to help our users successfully navigate our products and complete tasks with ease.

The UI/Visual designer will be a multi-disciplinary visual and UI designer with a strong focus on producing pixel perfect visual communication and intuitive user interaction. As a Visual Designer, you’ll rely on user-centered and creative design principles to produce high-quality visuals/assets—from concept to execution—across many products and the platform.

You will collaborate closely with Product Managers/Owners, UX designers, and Front-end Engineers to ensure we create superior product experiences each time. You will also collaborate with your fellow UI/UX designers to constantly refine the Platform UI/UX style guide in order to keep our products modern and leveraging good design practice.

Your Commitments:
• Works cross-functionally with product managers/owners, business analysts, ux designers and engineers to create engaging and effective visual designs for mobile/web applications
• Ability to translate UX concepts and artifacts into creative design solutions with accompanying visual assets and design specs that can easily transfer to development
• Contributes to user research/testing/wireframing and/or prototyping as needed
• Leverage user research/testing findings and insights to create/refine design solutions
• Collect and analyze KPI’s to make informed recommendations for UX/UI improvements
• Able to prototype design solutions as needed
• Must be detail-oriented and extremely organized
• Able to multi-task and manage several projects at a time
• Participate in defining and refining UI/UX style guide and patterns
• Contribute to defining the design vision/strategy of an end-to-end platform journey

Your Competencies:
• 2+ years as an UI/Visual Designer
• Experience translating UX concepts into highly creative visual/UI designs resulting in elegant interactive solutions
• Experience and understanding working with/on a UI/UX style guide and pattern library
• Hands on experience working on large web-based and mobile applications in an agile work environment.
• Strong critical and conceptual thinking skills
• Able to multi-task and manage several projects at a time
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Sketch, and/or other design tools
• Proficient in HTML, CSS and rapid prototype development

  • BS/MS in design (interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), human computer interaction, or computer science
    • Health and/or Life Sciences industry experience a plus

 

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