Designer

Location
New York
Posted
Dec 19, 2012
Closes
Jan 18, 2013
Contact
Ms. Hiring Manager
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
American Media’s (AMI) new Product Design team is seeking an exceptional Designer to join our growing New York City based team. You will work closely with the Design Director and an interdisciplinary team to develop and transform our web and mobile products through an iterative process until they meet our high standards. AMI Designers are responsible for crafting visual designs of the highest quality and are passionate about making products our audiences can connect with.

Responsibilities of the Product Designer:

?Develop original design concepts and deliver polished visual designs and guides
?Collaborate closely with UX and development leads to in the producing well crafted prototypes and the final product
?Produce exceptional work in short timeframes, manage time efficiently while multi-tasking across different projects and brands.
?Design according to brand style guidelines and contribute to the creation of a digital brand strategy
?Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and detailed design rationale both verbally and visually
?Contribute to our process and shared knowledge


Basic Qualifications:

?Exceptional aesthetic design skills
?4+ years experience designing great user experiences for desktop and mobile software. Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite and a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Flash
?Positive, enthusiastic, ego-free, can take and give clear feedback
?Strong conceptual thinker, with strong knowledge of typography, color theory, proportion and layout for mobile, tablets and desktop along with the production methods associated with each
?Experience creating and working with wireframes, sketches, UI and final visual design
?A solid understanding of mobile trends and technologies
?Editorial experience a big plus
?Inspires passion, dedication, and excellence from others.
?Take risks in design, push past the obvious and make something you love

Please include a link to your online portfolio with your submission in order to be considered.


Please be sure to include cover letter, link to your portfolio, and salary requirements when responding to this job post.

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