UX / Visual Designer Spiceworks
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Who you are: Do you cringe at poorly designed software and websites? Have you ever bored friends with prolonged tangents on ?ill-conceived/implemented user interactions? or ?the marriage of form and function?? And do you pride yourself on composing eye-catching visuals? Well, you just might have a home at Spiceworks! We?re on the hunt for a UX/Visual Designer who can serve up pixel perfect mockups and work with product managers to concept new, awesome ideas.
Who we are: Spiceworks? innovative model combines a network management app with an online community of over 2.4 million IT pros who rely on Spiceworks to carry out their day-to-day IT responsibilities and to connect with each other to exchange tips, IT advice?even jokes! We?re blazing trails and changing the way today?s tech products are managed, marketed, and sold. And, given we?re growing by 2,500 new users a day, it?s no surprise Forbes coined Spiceworks the ?future of media.?
What you?ll do: As a killer UX/Visual Designer you?ll have a keen artistic/conceptual eye and be able to articulate your ideas. By approaching new design challenges as a both a blank canvas and a chess board, you?ll carefully weigh every move a user might make. As a result, you?ll craft a user experience that?s visually compelling and sublimely simplistic. We?re looking for someone with true design chops who can appreciate the details in light of a broader artistic vision. You?ll also wear the shoes of the end user, designing an interaction that captures their attention and delivers a seamless flow. Oh, and you?ll have a blast every pixel of the way!
Responsibilities: What exactly will I do?
Produce pixel-perfect mockups that developers can use as a guide to style finished products
Create eye-catching mockups using typography, color and imagery
Push the visual style forward
Design visual patterns that can be easily replicated
Design creatively within visual standards
Think through the big picture and user interaction flows
Work with developers on the implementation of your designs
Talk with users about interactions and overall experience
Manage multiple projects simultaneously
Qualifications: What does it take to do this job?
High level of skill with design software (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
Instinctive sense of aesthetics and design
Comfort in designing for multiple platforms (web design, application design, etc.)
Ability to consider technological limitations in design
Agility. You can think on your feet and adapt well to a quickly changing environment
Excellent communication skills across a wide spectrum of personalities
Ability to translate business and communications objectives into visual mediums
Keen ability to consider and incorporate feedback
Experience in illustration and photography a big plus
-Online portfolio required in order to be considered
||Austin, TX |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED