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SENIOR VISUAL DESIGNER: (UX, MARVEL, PRINCIPLE, ADOBE, CSS)

  • Salary: £430 - £460 per day
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 05/12/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH94372

SENIOR VISUAL DESIGNER: (UX, MARVEL, PRINCIPLE, ADOBE, CSS)

SENIOR VISUAL DESIGNER: (UX, MARVEL, PRINCIPLE, ADOBE, CSS)

The work location is in LONDON and is a 2-3 month contract.

Pay rate is between £430 - £460 per day.

The role is working for a well established, multi-national retailer and specialises in clothing, home and luxury product.

Key accountabilities and measures

  • 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.
  • Support your assigned agile team by delivering creative solutions
  • Adhere to established design guides and pattern libraries to ensure a consistent look and feel across all channels
  • Update/maintain pattern library as required
  • Work with other agile streams and UXers to ensure patterns are reused and stay abreast of new patterns
  • Work with Brand, Marketing and Publication to interpret the branding guidelines into appropriate digital assets and furniture.
  • Ensure all design can be used across all channels. Work tightly with the agile team members to understand the vision for the experience and how to use the design to lift and define the overall user engagement with the responsive site.
  • 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.)
  • Create design comparisons and graphical templates
  • Work with the Information Architect(s) to develop early prototypes to test early ideas with customers
  • Work with the other visual designers and other agile streams to evolve the design to achieve a consistent look and feel but evolve it so we remain contemporary.
  • Ensure designs align to brand guidelines
  • Receptive to feedback, creative criticisms and praise - not precious with designs, develop the ability to rationalise and articulate creative concepts
  • Involved in presenting designs to the UX team, project teams and stakeholders
  • Partner with other disciplines to ensure a stellar final product
  • Ensure all deliverables have strong emotive, brand, identity and user-centred design solutions

Key skills

  • Strong conceptual thinking and a deep understanding of brand.
  • Desire to produce the best visual experiences in the industry, regardless of complexity or channel
  • A solid understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation
  • Successful portfolio that demonstrates your ability in creating first class designs
  • Engaging presentation style
  • Ability to play nicely with other team members
  • An appreciation of all other UX roles and their contribution to the final product.
  • Experience in designing graphical templates, CSS development, optimising graphics and streaming media
  • Technical skills should include strong Creative Suite skills, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch
  • Strong knowledge of responsive design methods, scalable designs and UI frameworks
  • Working 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 palettes and typography to achieve an engaging look and feel.
  • Design Tools/software - including Sketch - to create hi-fi mock-ups and prototypes
  • Interaction 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 elements
  • Concept design & development for new business ideas and/or to demonstrate alternative approaches
  • Application of Brand guidelines and working with brand to understand photography
  • Clean, simple design to ensure a usable design that is intuitive and engaging
  • Quality assurance through regular sign offs, peer reviews and keeping stakeholders aware of progress / updates/ changes.

If you are relevant or interested don't delay, contact me on 0161 924 1416

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