We’re seeking a multi-disciplinarian creative lead who can assist with storyboarding, visual design, video communications, 3D animation and traditional Web / UX Design.
Story Behind the Need – Business Group & Key Projects
Org unit& team culture
Surrounding team & key projects
Purpose of this team
Reason for the request
Motivators for this need (time, budget, skillset) Org Unit: Emerging Technologies
Dream job working with emerging technologies
The main function of a UX/UI Designer is to create designs, concepts and sample layouts based on design principles and concepts.
A typical UX/UI Designer needs to have a high level of creativity and able to communicate their ideas to both internal and external clients.
The ability to be flexible to client demands, work well under pressure and multi-task are required skills.
Purpose of this team: R&D for emerging technologies
Reason for the request: Supplement... additional workload on team
Motivators for this need: SKILLSET
Typical Day in the Role
Start & end dates
Daily schedule & OT expectations
Typical task breakdown and rhythm
Interaction level with team (heads down or collaborative)
Work environment description
Chance for flex hours or remote
Chance for extension or conversion Duration: ~5 months
OT expectations: none expected
Chance for flex hours or remote: Completely remote okay must work PST
Chance for extension or conversion: Potential for both
Design in Sketch, background in the Adobe CS Suite helps, leveraged on occasion as well.
Build websites with knowledge of HTML+CSS, proficient to build own designs.
Understand UI specifications, their impact, and how to guide developers.
Requires attention to detail in order to document UI issues in QA or UAT environment.
Meet with diverse group of stakeholders and listen attentively to turn needs into user stories, wireframes, and high level visual designs.
Gather user requirements, build navigation components.
Develop UI mockups, graphic user interface elements, and navigation and search tools.
Projects range from updates on older systems being phased out, to new exciting projects.
Must understand how to use Style Guides and ensure consistency and alignment of UI patterns.
Interaction level with team:
Small, close-knit team
Compelling Story & Candidate Value Proposition
What makes this role interesting? Looking for unique selling points to attract candidates to this position.
Competitive market comparison
Value added or experience gained through new tools/exposure Market comp:
Candidate market, FT roles priority
Unique selling points?/Value added:
Great team to be on!
Innovative team with emerging technologies
Years of experience required
Degrees or certifications required Skills/Qualifications:
Knowledge of Sketch or Adobe Fireworks, Photoshop, or XD.
Proficiency in prototyping with Axure and other tools.
Strong sense of ownership and attention to detail.
Familiar with Dropbox and Box, able to collaborate and share work.
Foundation, Sass, jQuery, etc. a plus, but not required.
Portfolio a plus.
Bachelor's degree in design or related field preferred
Basic ability to utilize various forms of media.
Previous experience using the computer to create layouts and generate new images.
Experience with Adobe publishing and graphics software
Staying up to date on the latest trends
-must be open-minded and flexible
-start-up or agency experience
Top Candidate Skills Years of Experience
Top 3 must-have hard skills
Level of experience with each
Stack-ranked by importance 1 Creative Suite Experience (PhotoShop, Adobe, etc.) 3+
2 Designing Websites or mobile applications 3+
3 Proficiency in prototyping with Axure and other tools 3