Senior Designer

Location
New York
Posted
May 08, 2014
Closes
Jun 07, 2014
Contact
Daniel Kiely
Category
Design, Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
We are seeking a senior visual designer to play a critical role in the redesign and brand refresh of the world’s most iconic pregnancy and parenting brand, What to Expect When You’re Expecting (whattoexpect.com; and the What to Expect IOS app). This individual will lead design projects across the desktop/mobile web, iOS and Android apps, and for several large offline partnerships that reach women in some of the largest retails stores globally. It’s an exciting opportunity to redefine a global brand and have your work noticed.

About you:

•Visual Design: Fantastic graphic design skills as well as experience in designing consumer interfaces for media-centric web and mobile products
•Interaction Design: An understanding of user-centered design best practices
•Project: Experience effectively working within business and tech requirements to achieve project goals while providing a superior user experience
•Motivated: Must be a self-starter who will bring original ideas and fresh approaches to each project and be able to sell those ideas to team members and stakeholders
•Organized: Able to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment, both under direct super- vision and independently

What you’ll do:

•Design innovation and reinvention of our mobile and web-based products
•Establish and maintain UX styles and patterns
•Avidly follow design trends and standards apply them to your work
•Constantly look for design inspiration and share ideas with the team
•Prototyping and user testing of concepts

What you bring to the table:

•7+ years of experience in web design and user experience
•Expert knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator (you know it better than the back of your hand)
•Understanding of the capabilities and limitations of technologies such as HTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, and others
•Portfolio that demonstrates the range and quality of your projects, including examples of complex web and mobile based products


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