UI/UX Designer

Atlanta, GA | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 02/10/2017 Job ID: 43534 Industry: UX Design

UI/ UX Designer

Atlanta, GA


The UI/UX Designer will work closely with our professional team and clients to visually and creatively conceptualize, develop, complete and deliver rich user experiences (websites, dashboards, application/mobile UIs) across a variety of platforms and devices. The ideal candidate will be naturally creative and imaginative with the technical ability to translate our clients’ requirements into an engaging visual solution that is both appealing and intuitive for users. The UI/UX Designer will be expected to easily function both independently and collaboratively, bringing fresh thinking, an open mind and a strong work ethic to the position.

 

Responsibilities:
  • Creating wireframes, designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on a solid knowledge and understanding of human interaction principles and aesthetic design concepts
  • Collaborating with developers to implement UI designs and graphical assets
  • Developing, designing and establishing UI guidelines and frameworks
  • Researching and analyzing UI/UX trends and best practices

 

Requirements:

The UI/UX Designer must be able to:
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of best practices for interface design and information architecture, interactive UI design patterns, usability, and the unique constraints and idioms of mobile design
  • Apply HTML/CSS/Javascript concepts to designs across various platforms
  • Deliver a great user experience, in terms of visual appeal, intuitiveness, ease of use, device independence, and style
  • Work with both Mac and PC platforms
  • Clearly articulate and defend design decisions
  • Spot emerging UI/UX trends and apply techniques sensibly
  • Utilize wireframing and prototyping tools such as Omnigraffle, Balsamiq and/or Axure
  • 4+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, or user interface designer
  • Bachelor Degree in UI/UX Design, Web Design, Graphic Design or related field.
  • Proficient in Adobe Design Premium CS5 or higher (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver)
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • SharePoint MOSS/2010 design experience a plus

 

Additional Skills Requirements

The right candidate for this position will be highly motivated, energetic and creative with a can-do attitude. In addition to the technical skills outlined above, the UI/UX Designer must possess:
  • A strong, clean visual design sense
  • Pixel perfect attention to details
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability to collaborate and articulate ideas effectively in a team environment
  • Strong diagnostic, troubleshooting, and critical thinking skills relating to the design, creation, and testing of mobile and web-based applications
  • The ability to:
    • Multi-task and be flexible in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
    • Manage multiple projects with competing priorities
    • Work additional hours to meet deadlines, if required
    • Problem-solve, work independently and as part of team, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines
    • Work under tight deadlines with accuracy and speed
    • Improve with constructive criticism and relish positive feedback
  • Familiarity with the visual presentation of large amounts of data
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