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Senior UI/Visual Designer Remote

REMOTE
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Compensation:

$60-70hr

Start Date:

05/21/2024

We are looking for an amazing UI/Visual Designer with 5-7 years of experience with a solid portfolio of outstanding product work! This role is ideal for a designer that has great experience in working with design systems, is highly organized, able to communicate clearly with their team, and is self-sufficient. This designer is detailed-oriented, able to take designs from concept to production. A candidate with experience with branding, illustration, data visualization, iconography and interaction design would be ideal,

 

Job Description:

We are looking for a talented Senior UI/Visual Designer to support the College Readiness Assessment (CRA). You will work closely across dependent product teams, along with our design and engineering leads, to create user-friendly designs, UI components, interactions, and templates that will be used to support the end-to-end student and educator experiences.

You will also work closely with fellow design team members, product leads, and engineering partners to conceptualize, ideate, design, and deliver creative solutions that achieve business goals and serve user needs.

You will learn our existing global design system and help build off of it. You will also contribute to the dependent product teams for CRA (like our Digital Assessment Platforms), and working across channels to help reach and support our audience in a consistent way.

Responsibilities

Designing engaging experiences through compelling UI/visual design, leveraging our design standards, patterns and UI elements
Advocate for design process, methods, core system, and patterns in order to scale, educate, and evangelize consistency and best practices
Build out assets of core components of the CRA design system so that the CRA team can leverage those assets in design software like Figma
Working with the development team, clearly document the standards of the design system in a user-friendly way
Use an iterative process, working closely with UX design and engineering counterparts to design, prototype, and validate design ideas
Contribute to the overall visual and UI strategy for our product design, partnering closely with the discipline teams to define a design system to facilitate a unified experience across all of our products
Responsive to direction and comfortable working with multiple people from different disciplines to achieve an impactful experience
Be a significant contributor to the fostering of our design process and quality standards based on objective, data-driven evidence
Document and present system updates to stakeholders and users
Work collaboratively with our Design System team to ensure brand and pattern alignment
Foster a collaborative and learning environment
Nurture a culture of user empathy and deep curiosity that enables us to build simple, intuitive products for our customers
Qualifications

Ability to generate and successfully apply product-specific visual ideas grounded in strong UX
Advanced understanding of design systems, hierarchy, typography, visual design, data visualization, responsiveness, branding, illustration, iconography and interaction design
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to present ideas effectively—both verbally and visually
Ability to work autonomously, manage multiple tasks with accuracy and attention to schedules, and communicate progress
Understanding of user experience fundamentals, and their impact on UI and interaction design
Experience working within a distributed design team – collaborating with designers on different product teams to create and ideate
Constantly think about usability, accessibility, responsiveness and other properties through design execution
Must be comfortable designing/prototyping in Figma (med-high fidelity)
Have experience in design annotation and specs
Designed large-scale, complex enterprise applications in an iterative environment
5-7 years design experience
Figma/Principle/Adobe
Your Impact

Comfortable leading design on projects, both as an individual contributor and in collaboration with other designers
Able to translate art direction and feedback into better design solutions
Self-managing but also used to working within a team
Someone with experience working in agile, iterative design and delivery environments
Effective, but easy-going – someone that is fun to work with and really thrives in a collaborative environment
A person with a good sense of humor who isn’t afraid to try and fail (or to try and succeed)
Able to provide relevant design case studies and a portfolio of your work

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $63 to $70 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.

 

About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. 

 

Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.