Onward Search is hiring an Interactive Designer for an international client with offices in Alpharetta on a long-term contract basis.
The Interactive Graphic Designer is responsible for the development and production of visual assets and designs that support the brand on the company’s web sites and applications. He/She is responsible for design projects and ensuring compliance with company style guidelines. He/She will be a part of an agile front-end development team. They will contribute to the development of angular applications for the .com.
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.
Must have strong communication and presentation skills for sharing ideas with the UX team.
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 the 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
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.
Tests design elements within the Content Management System
Uploads images into the Content Management System
Maintains Design Standards
Maintains site appearance by upholding visual guidelines to maintain consistency among company digital project
Works with UX designers and Web developers, internally and externally, to educate them on company visual standards.
Maintains Design and UX guidelines.
Monitors Quality Assurance and Process Improvements
Reviews web page designs to ensure adherence to company visual guidelines and design best practices
Must be familiar with issues of browser compatibility, able to troubleshoot and solve for browser compatibility issues
Socializes company 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
A good understanding of WCAG 2.0 Accessibility guidelines is a plus.
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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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