Sr. User Interface Designer Freightquote.com
The Senior User Interface Designer is responsible for improving the experience of Freightquote.com and affiliate company websites by designing and producing world class web application solutions. This is accomplished by building relationships inside and outside of the Information Technology Department in order to effectively support various projects and products. The Sr. User Interface Designer is provided the opportunity to successfully complete several end-to-end projects and is expected to demonstrate the ability to learn and understand our business and apply expertise to improve our interface standards.
Apply understanding of Freightquote.com and the transportation industry to help Business Consultants develop requirements, and prototypes by delivering effective, web-optimized mock-ups and graphics for company applications.
Partner with internal resources to ensure brand consistency, and help with their print design projects.
Work with the Quality Assurance Team to test and approve software before it is deployed into production. Ensure all applications are viewable and functional in all modern browsers. Maintain supported browsers list by researching user trends.
Work with Application Developers to help them understand interaction requirements and designs so they can deliver high quality software on time.
Bachelor?s degree in human factors or a related field (or equivalent related experience).
4 - 5 years of experience designing user interfaces for web sites and web-based applications.
Must be proficient in laying out pages and choosing appropriate color schemes. Must be able to provide examples of creative and well-designed content and application pages.
Experience designing graphic images for web pages. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite as well as understanding of color theory, white space and balance.
Experience with AJAX a strong plus.
Experience with usability testing principles and practices is desirable but not required.
Experience with business applications of Macromedia Flash is desirable but not required.
Experience with business or product development is desirable.
Written and oral communication skills sufficient to understand, describe and simplify complex technology, process and business issues. Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Must have creative problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize and focus on critical tasks. Must have the ability to integrate into project teams and take direction and input effectively.
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