Onward Search is hiring a UI Designer for a 4-month, on-site, contract with an international client location in Alpharetta. Benefits are available during the contract.
The UI Designer is responsible for development and production of visual assets and designs that support the company brand on the company’s websites and applications. He/She is responsible for design projects and ensuring compliance with the company's style guidelines.
Designs Web Sites, Graphical Assets and Application User-Interfaces
Conceives, executes, and maintains designs for interactive projects (e.g., .com, online advertising, etc.) to ensure compliance with the company's visual style guidelines
Collaborates with UX designers, Information Architects, Web developers, Marketing managers, Copyeditors, and other stakeholders to plan and execute new designs
Develops graphical assets based on Visual Design Guidelines and Design Briefs from UX Team and outside stakeholders (images, icons and banner ads, page layouts, etc.)
Creates visual design comps and graphical assets for .com
Support application design by applying visual design to wireframes and prototypes provided by UX team
Involved in the technical and graphical creation of pages, producing not only the look of the website or page, but understanding how visual design will impact usability
Create high-fidelity HTML prototypes for user research testing and executive reviews
Optimizes graphics for mobile and desktop users
Tests design elements within Content Management System
Uploads images into the Content Management System
Maintains Design Standards - Maintains site appearance by upholding visual guidelines to maintain consistency among the company's digital project
Works with UX designers and Web developers, internally and externally, to educate them on the company's visual standards
Maintains Design and UX guidelines
Monitors Quality Assurance and Process Improvements
Reviews web page designs to ensure adherence to the company's visual guidelines and design best practices
Socializes the company's style guidelines and design processes with other business units to ensure company-wide understanding
Identifies and documents improvements in design processes to increase design development workflow.
Documents design best practices to increase design and development efficiencies
Researches and keeps up current design trends and best practices
Must have strong communication and presentation skills for sharing ideas with UX team
Must be able to work well under the pressure of tight deadlines and changing demands
A good understanding of programming languages like CSS and HTML is a plus
A good understanding of responsive design is a plus
Must be familiar with issues of browser compatibility, able to trouble shoot and solve for browser compatibility issues
A good understanding of WCAG 2.0 Accessibility guidelines is a plus
Experience developing single page applications in Angular is REQUIRED
Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
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