Company: VisionPoint Marketing
Located: Raleigh, NC
Learn More: http://visionpointmarketing.com/careers/senior-visual-ux-designer
What You’ll Do
The Senior Visual / UX Designer is a creative thinker able to translate business strategies and creative concepts into useful and delightful experiences across various types of media including websites, mobile, UI, brand architecture, printed materials and traditional marketing output. At VisionPoint, the Senior Visual / UX Designer works alongside teams of strategists, content developers, technologists, information architects and others in an environment that thrives on collaboration, yet expects accountability and ownership. Attention to detail and ability to uphold and deliver work at the highest quality standards is essential.
The ideal candidate will have an uncanny ability to balance both right-brain (highly creative and conceptual) and left-brain (insanely strategic and detail-oriented with a knack for understanding what drives client success) mentalities.
VisionPoint is a “flat” organization in which you’ll have the opportunity to work with and learn from (as well as teach) passionate experts (including leadership) across a variety of disciplines. We pride ourselves on fostering a “learning” environment in which you’ll grow and become better on a daily basis.
While this is a “senior” role, we understand that the field of user experience is complex and ever-evolving. That said, we are open to teaching the right candidate certain skill sets that they may not have deep experience in.
This is a full-time position.
In this role you will:
Bring solid design skills (including a great appreciation of typography, design thinking and strong storytelling) to design mostly interactive media (such as websites, mobile sites, etc.), but also to work on branding projects, print collateral, traditional media output.
Effectively balance multiple diverse projects, especially in the realm of higher education (which is our primary focus)
Work independently on design projects as well as collaborate with others in the creative department, including the Creative Director
Collaborate with the strategy, account and technology teams to ensure a harmonious relationship between content, design and development
Be a self-starter and be more than willing help others and contribute to things that may fall outside of your official job description
Experience & Education
The ideal candidate would possess the following skills, interest and experience:
An outstanding body of work demonstrated in their portfolio
4+ years as a User Experience Designer, UI Designer, Interaction Designer, or related field
B.S./B.A./B.F.A. in Communication Design, Graphic Design, Information Design, Interaction Design, Multimedia Design, HCI or related field
Deep experience designing websites
A strong grasp of the principles and methodologies of user experience, information architecture, user interface design, etc.
An understanding of how websites are built – not necessarily how to code
Ability to design with the end user / target audience in mind
Ability to design with a focus on serving the goals of the client
A pixel-level attention to detail
Comfortable with design facilitation, collaboration, and presentation skills
Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks with minimal supervision
Experience working directly with developers
Understanding of responsive design principles
Strong skills with relevant Adobe Suite tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
Deep, hands on experience with information architecture (site mapping, user flow modeling, wireframe/schematic creation, user testing, etc.)
Photography and illustration skills
Working knowledge of modern front-end web technologies (HTML5, CSS, etc.)
Are you a perfect fit?
Superb organizational skills and strong attention to detail
Effective at multi-tasking
Positive, can-do attitude
Thirst for knowledge and willingness to learn
Works well in a team environment
A self-starter who takes on projects and finds the answers without needing to be pushed
Actively contributes to VisionPoint’s culture
Commensurate with experience
What we are like here at VisionPoint
It is absolutely essential that future team members fit into – and contribute to – our culture and also embrace the values we live by. All VisionPointers actively contribute to VisionPoint’s culture, communication, collaboration and growth. Please be sure to read about VisionPoint’s values and culture on our blog. We not only embrace, but fiercely defend our values and only desire other VisionPointers that want the same for themselves.
VisionPoint Marketing is a web marketing agency that helps colleges, universities and community colleges meet their admissions, branding, fundraising and communication goals. Our commitment to strategy, diverse understanding of all marketing disciplines and ability to build consensus across scores of stakeholders enables us to form deep, long standing client relationships.
Do you think you are the perfect fit? If so, please send an email (please show us your creativity) telling us why you belong on the VisionPoint team along with your resume and a link to your online portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org with Senior Visual / UX Designer in the subject line.
VisionPoint Marketing fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. It is our policy to provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.