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Senior Experience Designer (Visual)

Senior Experience Designer (Visual)

Job ID 
2017-2266
Location 
US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 
9/29/2017
Department 
Creative

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Overview

*THIS ROLE IS WITH Effective, an Ogilvy Company (http://www.effectiveinc.com).

 

Effective is an experience agency that embraces digital complexity through a measurable, human-centered design approach. We use comprehensive insight to help clients discover unmet opportunities and build transformative customer experiences.

 

With more than a decade of raising the bar, our purpose- driven, diverse teams share their expertise in design thinking, customer insights, data strategy, and technology to empower clients and achieve long-term success.

 

Senior Visual Designers are the driving creative force on multi-disciplinary project teams, participating in design execution from concept to the completion of visual designs. Armed with findings from user research, they can take complicated tasks and processes and transform them into intuitive, meaningful, and visually elegant experiences for users on web and mobile. They are skilled communicators and can clearly articulate complex ideas and strategies in order to persuade clients and internal teams. They exhibit a clear understanding of business needs and priorities, and can align them to achieve user experience goals.

Responsibilities

  • You conceptualize and iterate high-fidelity designs and prototypes while confidently making design decisions alongside a team of researchers, designers, project managers, and developers 
  • You can establish brand direction from the ground up or work within existing brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce a brand’s style or voice through its visual touchpoints
  • You understand and can integrate user needs and motivations into specific areas of a design that contribute to UX KPIs and business requirements
  • You understand and value the practice of design iteration by always experimenting, evaluating, and learning
  • You can synthesize and refine qualitative and quantitative data into visually depicting stories that are understandable and impactful to clients, stakeholders, and end users
  • You effectively communicate design rationale internally and in client presentations
  • You prioritize your project work with your team, while being able to work collaboratively and independently 

Qualifications

  • You have a solid understanding of user interface design patterns, information architecture, and user experience best practices 
  • You have attention to detail and possess impeccable, cutting-edge visual design skills (including layout, grid systems, typography, iconography, and color) for digital experiences
  • You’re fascinated by people, their motivations, and desires relating to the design problem 
  • You love helping identify user needs and establish designs that help them reach their goals
  • You can work well with a team of diverse colleagues and client stakeholders 
  • You excel at handling multiple projects and timelines
  • You have excellent writing and communication skills
  • You are highly skilled in Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, and/or other design tools 
  • You’ve done something similar for around 3-5 years 
  • You hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in human-centered design, interaction design, information architecture, data science, human-computer interaction, visual design, or a related program

Preferred Skills

  • Motion graphics design/production, Flash, animation, video skills a plus
  • Working knowledge of the realities of executing designs in CSS, HTML, Flash, etc.