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Visual Designer in Charlotte, NC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job #:  919826

Apex Systems, The 2nd largest IT Staffing firm has an opportunity with a large financial client for a Visual Design opportunity in the Charlotte, NC area. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please reply with a copy of your most updated resume. Thanks! 

 

The Visual Designer collaborates with other members of the Digital Design Team to translate complex investment product requirements, flows and wireframes into quality digital experiences for clients that are accessible, intuitive and easy to use. To do this effectively, the designer crafts comprehensive screen mockups for digital services that enable account access, research and clearly communicates them to business and technology partners and stakeholders.

The designer is responsible for having a solid understanding of brand and digital design standards and guidelines and insuring that mockups comply with all applicable standards. From early research and ideation to final production, the designer collaborates with other designers as well as product, research and technology partners to understand client needs, understand existing behaviors, validate core assumptions and use those learnings to inform their design solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Actively collaborate with other designers in solving problems and creating full design solutions.
  • Apply conceptual thinking to create world-class digital services across multiple platforms, smartly bringing together user needs, business goals and technical realities
  • Bring concepts to life for clients and stakeholders through storytelling and rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototyping
  • Give data meaning through information visualization
  • Work directly with customers and prospects to design end-to-end experiences using participatory and iterative design techniques including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of qualitative and quantitative research to uncover insights, learn about user behaviour and verify design concepts
  • Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually
  • Interpret wireframes and bring them to life with proper branding, use of color and typography, clarifying information and providing appropriate emphasis and visual priority for various UI elements
  • Collaborate with interaction designers and front-end developers to insure that pages and screens produced are beautiful, properly branded, usable and well-constructed
  • Provide graphic assets for use in development, according to needs and specifications
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented fully and accurately

Required:

  • 3+ years of professional mobile/web/digital design experience

Desired:

  • Works collaboratively with others
  • Responds professionally to feedback and is able to admit mistakes quickly
  • Experience using Sketch and InVision
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Create rapid prototypes of digital experiences in any format, at any level of fidelity, for any audience.
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines
  • Knowledge and understanding of UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience) methods for all platforms including mobile
  • Knowledge and understanding of mobile development and Touch interfaces
  • Experience using Design Thinking (Human Centered Design) tools and facilitating related methods as input for potential design engagements.
  • Adobe Creative Suite design software
  • Knowledge and understanding of marketing: agency or brand management
  • A BS/BA degree or higher in design, art or graphics or equivalent professional experience
  • Knowledge of and experience working in Agile environments
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial services industry
  • Experience with responsive design and making concepts feasible for implementation using responsive techniques

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178