Submission Date 07/29/2019

Title
  UX Designer
Company
  AQUENT
Location
  Richmond, VA
Website
  https://aquent.com/find-work/149686
Job Level
  Senior Staff
Field
  Interaction Design
Job Functions
  UX Designer
Description
  AQUENT is seeking a UX Designer to join a cutting-edge team with a Fortune 100 company where Designers genuinely love working. The Design Team is a diverse group of human-centered designers charged with disrupting how small business owners interact with their money, their bank, and their financial lives. The Team has the unique ability to address the comprehensive needs of our customer base, designing a financial servicing platform that is simple, relevant and delightful to all.

This role is 40 hours a week, onsite in Richmond, VA. 5 month assignment to start with strong likelihood for extension or conversion. For quick apply, email your portfolio directly to klyons@aquent.com.

UX Designer Required skills:
– A portfolio which highlights strong understanding of design elements such as color, photography, iconography and animation. Your portfolio should also include project examples that showcase digital branding, UI elements and illustration.
– Understanding of interface and interaction patterns and best practices for various platforms, as well as experience working within a responsive design framework.
-Knowledge of human centered design and UX practices. Use a range of methodologies (like design research, service blueprinting, collaborative work session design and facilitation, rapid prototyping, and frameworking) to strategically define ideal experiences.
– Ability to plan, conduct and synthesize user research, and develop journey maps and user flows.
– Constantly bring stakeholders along the design journey, leveraging diverse perspectives and skillsets. In this role, you’ll use visual and verbal storytelling to share your discoveries, gather and integrate feedback, influence stakeholders, and create energy for an idea or an initiative.
– Experience working within established brand guidelines and style guide. Interest in helping govern digital guidelines and flex system where needed.
– Ability to work from low fidelity to high fidelity.
– Experience creating prototypes that showcase design concepts and interaction patterns.
– Knowledge of html and css, with the ability to work closely with engineers to implement designs.
– Ability to work collaboratively within cross-disciplinary teams, as well as ability to work independently.
– Ability to quickly deliver multiple, inventive ideas that are fresh and simple while solving complex customer and business needs. Confidence in sharing in-progress work with team mates.
– Ability to clearly communicate your design decisions with the team and craft elegant presentation and storytelling capabilities.
– Understanding of an agile/scrum development process.
– Proficiency with current design and collaboration tools (Adobe CC, Sketch, Invision, etc)

Basic Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree or military experience
– At least 3 years of experience with user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design

Preferred Qualifications:

– Master’s degree in a design related field
– 5+ years of experience with user interface (UI) design
– 5+ years of experience designing for omni-channel services
– Mobile design or mobile development experience
– 3+ years of experience with user experience research

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends – whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and design solutions to the table
You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects
You’ll be working with a global brand – meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR

Specific Skills
  UX Designer Required skills:
– A portfolio which highlights strong understanding of design elements such as color, photography, iconography and animation. Your portfolio should also include project examples that showcase digital branding, UI elements and illustration.
– Understanding of interface and interaction patterns and best practices for various platforms, as well as experience working within a responsive design framework.
-Knowledge of human centered design and UX practices. Use a range of methodologies (like design research, service blueprinting, collaborative work session design and facilitation, rapid prototyping, and frameworking) to strategically define ideal experiences.
– Ability to plan, conduct and synthesize user research, and develop journey maps and user flows.
– Constantly bring stakeholders along the design journey, leveraging diverse perspectives and skillsets. In this role, you’ll use visual and verbal storytelling to share your discoveries, gather and integrate feedback, influence stakeholders, and create energy for an idea or an initiative.
– Experience working within established brand guidelines and style guide. Interest in helping govern digital guidelines and flex system where needed.
– Ability to work from low fidelity to high fidelity.
– Experience creating prototypes that showcase design concepts and interaction patterns.
– Knowledge of html and css, with the ability to work closely with engineers to implement designs.
– Ability to work collaboratively within cross-disciplinary teams, as well as ability to work independently.
– Ability to quickly deliver multiple, inventive ideas that are fresh and simple while solving complex customer and business needs. Confidence in sharing in-progress work with team mates.
– Ability to clearly communicate your design decisions with the team and craft elegant presentation and storytelling capabilities.
– Understanding of an agile/scrum development process.
– Proficiency with current design and collaboration tools (Adobe CC, Sketch, Invision, etc)
Submission Details
  For quick apply, email your portfolio directly to klyons@aquent.com.


 

Submission Date 06/20/2019

 

Graphic Design Coordinator

Job LocationUS-VA-Richmond
 
Category
Marketing & Business Development
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

McGuireWoods is seeking a Graphic Design Coordinator in our Richmond, VA office.  The Graphic Design Coordinator is responsible for designing high-quality print and digital graphics to support the firm’s business development, marketing, outreach, public relations, project-specific and communication activities. The ideal candidate will possess superb people skills, with an eye for graphic design, while working efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

 

McGuireWoods is a full-service firm providing legal and business solutions to corporate, individual and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 184 years. Our law firm has earned the loyalty of many longstanding clients with deep understanding of their businesses and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. People come here to do great, challenging work and we provide the resources and training for them to succeed and develop professionally. Working together from offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, McGuireWoods is dedicated to diverse perspectives, impeccable service, and innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.

Responsibilities

  • Works closely under the supervision of the graphic design manager to create and revise ads, brochures, web graphics, invitations, handouts, maps, charts and other marketing collateral as needed
  • Maintains the firm’s logo and stock photo libraries
  • Supports lawyers in visual enhancement of PowerPoint presentations
  • Prepares files for production ensuring that pre-press and output requirements are met
  • Proofreads and reviews materials for accuracy and consistency with brand guidelines

Qualifications

  • One to two years of related experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts or other related field
  • Fluent with graphic design software packages such as InDesign, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Illustrator and others
  • Copywriting experience preferred
  • Able to design, layout, typeset and coordinate production of printed marketing materials; experience creating infographics a plus
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS preferred

 

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Submission Date 05/13/2019

Title
  Senior Web Designer/Front End Developer
Company
  University of Richmond
Location
  Richmond, VA
Website
  https://richmond.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=1785
Job Level
  Mid-Level Staff
Field
  Web Design
Job Functions
  Design, Marketing, Information Technology, Web Design, Web Developer
Description
  SUMMARY:

The University of Richmond is seeking an innovative creative thinker to join its talented and award-winning in-house marketing and branding team. With the launch of a new national branding campaign, the design team is now looking to expand with a dynamic Senior Web Designer / Front End Developer — one whose creativity starts within them, and ambition drives them to make a meaningful impact every day. The Senior Web Designer / Front End Developer works collaboratively to provide high-level design solutions for intuitive and innovative online experiences across multiple digital media platforms through the design, development, support, and alignment of information architecture systems, content, asset management, and interface. All University of Richmond employees take pride in being a part of a vibrant University community, due to our distinctive surroundings, welcoming and inclusive spirit, generous and diverse benefits, and a supportive culture of professionalism.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Web Design and Integrated Creative Execution Responsibilities:

Converts initial ideas into strong visual prototypes to illustrate concepts for creative reviews. Designs functional wireframe prototypes with close attention to the overall visual-level user experience, including content orientation, navigation, design systems, core brand attributes, as well as user accessibility, and responsive breakpoints across all devices.
Designs high-priority strategic communications, creates campaigns and brand identities, and develops integrated visual systems to support institutional priority.
Executes designs as prescribed by creative/marketing briefs, creative team reviews, stakeholder and partner intake, project managers, and leadership.
Designs and produces graphics, templates, illustrations, icons, and other digital artwork for use in related communication projects.
Recommends, researches, and develops custom visual imagery to support creative strategy, brand development, and execution.
May conduct relevant project research and provide data, technical, and trend-based design solutions and feedback. Stays abreast of leading and emerging trends in digital communications, including communications, marketing, and branding best practices.
Front End Web Development And Production Responsibilities:

Ensures projects are within established University guidelines, incorporate all identified stakeholder requirements and employ best practices in UX, UI, navigation, usability, accessibility, responsiveness/mobile considerations, search engine optimization, and optimal performance in all leading web browsers on all devices.
Source, optimize, and catalogue project assets such as photos, logos, videos, and other graphic and multimedia elements for assigned projects.
Contributes developing best practices for a variety of digital interactions and Web design solutions.
Executes approved wireframes, designs, and related web and digital system projects within the currently prescribed standards Works closely with Web Developer, and Director of User Experience to ensure compliance, coordination, and accessibility specifications are met.
Works collaboratively with the Multimedia team on integrating photography, video, and custom motion and animation assets into digital executions.
Helps execute and design animated digital advertising properties Embeds a variety of digital ad tracking codes for metrics according to procedures. Designs destination landing pages for vanity URLs associated with advertising campaigns.
Project Management / Coordination and Collaboration / Skills Development:

Participates in design team meetings, creative sessions, cross-platform design reviews, and integrated brand solutions. Provides additional information to team about web initiatives.
Assists in establishing and documenting key project specifications. Adheres to all production and review schedules for all assigned projects.
Stays abreast of current trends in web design, usability, information architecture, accessibility, responsive and mobile design, modern user-experience design patterns, and current web aesthetics.
May perform other related duties, as required.

Specific Skills
  QUALIFICATIONS:

Demonstrated mastery of typography, color theory, image usage and customization, and use of space.
Superior knowledge of latest digital communications trends and execution standards. Strong proficiency in leading front-end digital execution languages, including current variants of HTML/XHTML, CSS, XML, and JavaScript. Proficiency in CMS integration and all related technologies and platforms, Integrated development Environments, and leading UX practices.
Thorough knowledge of leading OS systems, file sharing platforms, archival, networking, project management software such as Basecamp, and Microsoft Office suite.
Additional work hours, flexible time commitments, and other accommodations may need to be considered or incurred to maintain schedules, commitments, professional development, independent travel accommodations, and deliverables.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

A Bachelor’ degree in digital, interactive, multimedia design, graphic design, or related field, and five years of proven and relevant experience in the design and development of websites and other related communications products. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered in lieu of required degree.
Graphic design, user interface design, and information architecture experience required with specific and proven examples.

Submission Details
  https://richmond.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=1785

 


 

Submission Date: 04/25/2019

Title
  Graphic Designer
Company
  Watermark Design
Location
  Charlottesville, VA
Website
  https://watermark.design
Job Level
  Mid-Level Staff
Field
  Graphic Design
Job Functions
  Branding, Packaging and all types of graphic design
Description
  Job Role: Graphic Designer

Full-time, On-site (Charlottesville, VA). Not a remote position.

Overview:
Watermark Design is an award-winning branding and package design studio delivering exceptional artistry. We offer branding, packaging and illustration services for high-end liquor, spirits and lifestyle items. We are looking for a qualified graphic designer to join our team. We look for team members who want to find a long-term home in which they can develop and grow.

Responsibilities:

Design award-winning work
Meet time and budget requirements
Work through design problems and develop solutions
Illustration

Specific Skills
  3-5 years experience (Ideal but not required)
Expert within Adobe programs
Solid knowledge of printing processes, options and requirements
Package Design experience is a plus
Excellent organization and time management skills
Detail-oriented and thorough
Great communication skills
Ability to work under pressure, change direction when required and work on a range of client projects at
the same time
Passion for design
Submission Details
  No calls please. Send portfolio to info@watermark.design