Senior Visual Designer - San Francisco

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Contract

job description

Senior Visual Designer - San Francisco

About You

You are a Senior Visual Designer with 5+ years of experience working with web applications, specifically with front-end frameworks. Your primary interests lie in visual design principles and responsive UX product development, libraries, and patterns.

Responsiblities

  • Produce excellent hands-on visual design work, file setup, documentation specs, process tools, and deliverables that adhere to established and evolving components, accessibility, and UX guidelines and standards.
  • Align with the Design Managers regarding vision and product strategies.
  • Ensure the success of the Visual Design and broader User Experience team by developing long-term, collaborative relationships that aid your ability to successfully research and/or share design strategies, concepts, and feedback
  • Design web-based, CSS-friendly animation experiences, particularly micro-interactions and choreography that enliven interfaces and add ease of use to complex flows.
  • Attend project and status meetings as required, providing strong Visual Design presence and advocacy within cross-functional teams.

Experience

  • 5+ years visual design experience featuring work in front-end frameworks such as Angular, Material, React, Bootstrap, etc., and contributions to a scalable design language and system.
  • Concept development, prototyping, and optimizing final deliverables for all viewports, including work with technology, delivery of redline specs, and CSS guidance.
  • Deep experience designing for web-based applications, and working with corporate brand identities.
  • Familiarity with front-end mechanics, and HTML/CSS mechanics as they apply to responsive design, especially using responsive grid (flexbox).
  • Build rapid prototypes based on user testing and research; working with accessibility experts; and helping to ideate, form, and implement team deliverables and systems.
  • Expert fluency in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Mac OS, and ability to work within an internal database and JIRA/Confluence.
  • Designing with Accessibility compliance standards, and best UI practices.
  • Work with large, cross-functional project teams, waterfall and iterative design and development processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and collaboration skills.
  • Bachelor of Arts or college-degree equivalent.

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