Date Posted: June 22, 2017
Employment Type: Contract
Job Id: 3927
One of our Boston Client is seeking to hire a website designer who will bring in newer ideas and methodologies, present final make over to stakeholders.
Primary Responsibilities: The objective is to present a working prototype of an updated design that is fresh, but preserves current user functionality and content.
The successful candidate will use modern tools, technologies, and design processes to achieve the desired result:
Plan a site design by clarifying stakeholder goals
Identify and evaluate improvement options; introducing new technologies
Conceptualize original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness
Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps to communicate interaction and design ideas
Present and defend designs and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards
Achieve a cohesive site appearance by developing content standards ? Execute all visual design stages from concept through final hand?off to development staff
Develop site content and graphics by coordinating with executive sponsors; designing images, icons, banners, audio enhancements, etc.
? Provide information to stakeholders by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends
Required Qualifications: The web designer we are searching for offers a strong portfolio that reflects outstanding visual design skills. This individual must be able to present case studies or examples of how he or she approached a problem and provided a solution. The designer must provide solid proof of capabilities in these areas:
Experience as a professional website designer with strong skills in website project planning and organization
Enthusiastic and demonstrates an excellent level of verbal, written, and client?facing communication skills
Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
Modern visual design skills with sensitivity to user?system interaction
Create paper prototypes to facilitate creativity and build consensus among team members
Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps
Well-versed in the core principles of website development, including Responsive Web Design, Word Press (templates and customized), and content management systems
Familiar with the concept of branding
Code-level technical knowledge
Ability to create customer?centered design to reach a broad range of visitors
Practiced in the fundamentals of web usability
Experienced user of the Adobe Design Suite, proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and/or other visual design tools
Strong understanding of browser capabilities and Internet presence
Up to date with the latest Web trends, techniques and technologies ? Familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements
Understands the role of social media and mobile web components
Preferred: BS/MS in Human?Computer Interaction, the arts, or Interaction Design.
Please submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.