Senior UX Visual Designer - London - £400-£450 - 3 monthsSenior UX Visual Designer - London - £400-£450 - 3 monthsThe work location is in Paddington, LONDON and is a 3 months contract.The pay rate on offer is between £400 - £450 per day.The role is working for a well-established, multi-national retailer and specialises in clothing, home and luxury product.Background: Retail experience highly preferable. Key accountabilities of the role include:Design & Innovate:Delivery and presentation of relevant project deliverables as required by the projects (such as creative briefs, concepts, digital assets, style guides, pattern libraries, CSS etc.)Translate wireframes, UI Specs, and graphical briefs to prototype or finished designs. Understand design needs and convert it to a digital offering on multiple channels.Support frontend devs with requisite digital assets, CSS, grids etc.Adhere to established design guides and pattern libraries to ensure a consistent look and feel across all channels.Work with other agile teams to ensure patterns are reused and evolved when necessary.Create/Update/maintain pattern library as required.Collaborate:Work tightly with the Web & App Team members to understand the vision for the experience and how to use the design to lift and define the overall user engagement.Work with the UX Architects to develop early prototypes to test early ideas with customers.Work with Brand, Marketing and Publication to interpret the branding guidelines into appropriate digital assets and furniture.Be the best by:Maintaining a continuous view of the digital landscape by staying abreast of trends & changes in the industry.Ensuring all deliverables have strong emotive, brand, identity and user-centred design solutions.Agile/Self-management:Work effectively within the Agile team structure and contribute to cadences and ceremoniesKey skills and experienceStrong conceptual thinking and a deep understanding of brandDesire to produce the best visual experiences in the industry, regardless of complexity or channelA solid understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigationSuccessful portfolio that demonstrates your ability in creating first class designsExperience in designing graphical templates, CSS development, optimising graphics and streaming mediaTechnical skills should include strong Creative Suite skills, PhotoShop, Illustrator, SketchStrong knowledge of responsive design methods, scalable designs and UI frameworksWorking knowledge/understanding of frontend code (or willingness to learn)Advanced skills & demonstrable experience in most of the following:Visual Design, specifically online/digital. Optimising graphical design assets, CSS, cut ups etc. Effective use of colour pallettes and typography to achieve an engaging look and feel.Design Tools/software - including Sketch - to create hi-fi mockups and prototypesInteraction Design techniques to enable usable interfaces and the reuse of modules, components and elements (atomic design)Creation, maintenance and governance of a Pattern Library to ensure consistent reuse of design elementsConcept design & development for new business ideas and/or to demonstrate alternative approachesApplication of Brand guidelines and working with brand to understand photographyClean, simple design to ensure a usable design that is intuitive and engagingQuality assurance through regular sign offs, peer reviews and keeping stakeholders aware of progress / updates/ changes.