Visual Designer

  • location: Jersey City, NJ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $65 - $78 per hour
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Visual Designer

job summary:
Visual Designer - Jersey City, New Jersey

  • This is a contract role expected to last 3 months.
Visual Designer - Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with internal teams to define user interface requirements
  • Translate complex user requirements and workflows into digital experiences that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design problems
  • Combine a great sense of visual layout/composition, typography, iconography and color to provide compelling user experiences
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and prototypes
  • Present rough drafts to product owners and/or key stakeholders to gain approval
  • Brainstorm new ideas, layouts and features
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand off to development
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure ideas can be brought to life
  • Maintain a cohesive design system while defining new user interface patterns, where appropriate
  • Ensure a consistent customer experience while reviewing projects
  • Develop storyboards and mockups to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism
  • Stay current on web technologies, best practices and industry standards
Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of proven work experience as a Visual Designer, UI Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of relevant work required
  • Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator, and other design tools
  • BA, BFA, BS degree in Design, Visual Arts or related area
  • Knowledge of the financial industry
  • Experience with Axure or similar prototyping tools
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams or large-scale software development lifecycle including agile methodologies
Compensation: $65.00-$78.61/hr

 
location: Jersey City, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $65 - 78 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with internal teams to define user interface requirements
  • Translate complex user requirements and workflows into digital experiences that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design problems
  • Combine a great sense of visual layout/composition, typography, iconography and color to provide compelling user experiences
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and prototypes
  • Present rough drafts to product owners and/or key stakeholders to gain approval
  • Brainstorm new ideas, layouts and features
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand off to development
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure ideas can be brought to life
  • Maintain a cohesive design system while defining new user interface patterns, where appropriate
  • Ensure a consistent customer experience while reviewing projects
  • Develop storyboards and mockups to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism
  • Stay current on web technologies, best practices and industry standards
 
qualifications:
  • 5+ years of proven work experience as a Visual Designer, UI Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of relevant work required
  • Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator, and other design tools
  • BA, BFA, BS degree in Design, Visual Arts or related area
  • Knowledge of the financial industry
  • Experience with Axure or similar prototyping tools
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams or large-scale software development lifecycle including agile methodologies
 
skills: Excel
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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