Senior Visual Designer Knewton
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Knewton is revolutionizing the practice of education with the world?s most powerful adaptive learning engine. We are a startup rich in eclectic personalities, are ridiculously dedicated, and are unified around a passion for democratizing education. Knewton?s investors include several A-list investment firms, angel investors like Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman, and education giant Pearson. We have also been recognized as a Technology Pioneer at the World Economic Forum in Davos and one of the top 25 best places to work by Crain?s New York Business.
We seek a seasoned, high functioning superstar to be a Senior Visual Designer. This person will work directly for the Director and design on high profile design projects across all Knewton products.
As a Senior Visual Designer, you define the look and feel of our complex applications, transforming lo-fi prototypes into elegant, delightful, useful, and usable experiences, obsessively verifying that all adhere to Knewton?s brand. You will work closely with Knewton management, content, marketing, design, and technology teams. This is a critical role that requires consideration for long-term product quality while moving fast and fluidly within an agile environment to help ship, tweak, and iterate on product quickly and efficiently.
Create mood boards, creative briefs, and hi-fidelity (interactive) visual mockups
Conform to, enforce, and help evolve the Knewton brand
Design intuitive icons (and elegant illustrations as needed)
Write style guides and communicate design specifications
Maintain our Bootstrap library
5+ years of experience designing exceptional visual interfaces for digital products and services.
A foundation in graphic design, typography, and composition and an understanding of how these successfully translate into the digital realm
Experience working in-house with cross-functional product development teams in agile environments for consumer product companies.
Experience designing complex applications.
Solution oriented approach; understands goals and needs, seamlessly manages input and feedback, and moves product development forward by creating designs that meet the user?s needs
Expert knowledge of Photoshop or related visual design tool.
Strong knowledge of cross-browser, platform, and device design principles.
Experience with responsive design (phone, tablet, tv).
Thorough understanding of X/HTML, CSS, and Web Standards.
Strong ability to assimilate and synthesize disparate feedback.
Ability to concisely communicate in a high pressure environment? verbally, written, and visually.
Ability to effectively present designs and strategy to small and large groups, both internal and external.
Ability to function confidently in an agile development environment.
Scrupulous attention to detail.
Ability to be nimble and flexible in a deadline-driven environment.
Gracious team player capable of navigating the organization with skill and charm.
Perks include huge monitors, the latest macs, a kitchen filled with your favorite treats, flexible hours, unlimited paid time off, frequent guest speakers, excellent health benefits, equity and a chance to do meaningful, cutting edge work in a dynamic environment
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