Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Senior Visual And UX Designer

Expired Job

The Washington Post New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history.

Job Description

WP BrandStudio the branded content arm of The Washington Post is experiencing exponential growth and we're seeking a Senior Visual/UX Designer to join our studio creative & experience team. Our team makeup consists of talented designers and creative strategists who constantly push boundaries to design and develop new and innovative solutions for studio advertising partners. We operate similar to a creative/advertising agency pushing new boundaries to produce next-generation products and experiences through a journalistic lens.

Reporting to the Creative Director of WP BrandStudio, the ideal candidate should have a strong background in visual/interaction design, UX/UI, branding & identity, and typography. Key to this role is having strong and systematic work ethic, positive attitude, and a willingness to learn while evolving his/her skill set. She/he should have an interest in 360-degree storytelling and look to grow the studios premium offerings by leveraging the latest digital storytelling tools (data visualizations, video, photography, interactive elements, AR, VR, etc.). This exceptional design candidate will also be expected to work closely with our development teams owning the front end for highly immersive projects while managing one direct report.

This is a full-time position based in NYC. Please submit resume and online portfolio to be considered.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Bring the best of your creativity to deliver leading edge user experiences realized through world-class designs, from concept through final product

  • Design and produce pixel-perfect storytelling concepts based on wireframes and research and translate business requirements into intuitive user interfaces across multiple form factors

  • Art direct and lead hands-on design approach for multi-sensory experiences

  • Collaborate with engineering team to implement design/visual consistency across program elements and future studio products

  • Define, adhere, and improve existing standards and perform appropriate research to incorporate the latest trends across design practices and UI/UX development

  • Brainstorm constructive conceptual design ideas for projects and collaborate with editors, strategists, developers and other designers to drive innovation bringing ideas to fruition

  • Manage one direct report (Visual Designer)

Qualifications:

  • 5-7+ years of digital and interactive design experience and experience managing design talent

  • Available portfolio demonstrating strong UX/UI, visual/graphic design, and interaction design skills/principles

  • Expertise in designing interactive user interfaces and web interface details for various mobile and interactive platforms

  • Expert experience with Adobe CC Suite (particularly PS, AI, ID, AE, PR)

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience using HTML/5 & CSS/3 and other digital capabilities

  • Working knowledge of responsive design with a strong emphasis on mobile-first design practices

  • Expert-level typography skills with an eye for detail

  • Ability to work well in teams while independently managing all of the design components related to a given project

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

  • Communicates clearly and concisely, both written and verbal

  • BFA/MFA or BA/MA in Communication Design, Graphic Design, Information Design, Interaction Design, Interactive or Multimedia Design or professional experience is strongly preferred

Bonus points:

  • Presentation skills

  • Illustration skills

  • Video editing & motion graphics expertise

  • Experience with new technologies (AR, VR, Mixed Reality)

  • Experience creating branded content

  • Creative/Advertising Agency or newsroom design experience

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Senior UX Designer

The Credit Junction

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-01-30T00:00 <p>The Credit Junction (TCJ) is a data-driven asset based lending platform that provides growth and working capital to small and medium sized businesses in the U.S. We are seeking a Senior UX Designer to take a leading role in evolving our technology platform.</p> <p>As Senior UX Designer, you will champion the product design lifecycle and be responsible for designing the set of tools that serve the business goals of improving operational efficiency and reducing risk.</p> <p>You can expect to join a collaborative and passionate product development team with close business and executive working relationships. The ideal candidate is motivated by a desire to learn, to collaborate, to own and improve, and to focus on what helps the business succeed. We care about the quality of everything we make, and we see how what we do is critical to the business.</p><p><strong>Requirements</strong></p><p>Responsibilities</p><ul> <li>Work closely with product managers and internal stakeholders to understand our customers and users</li> <li>Collaborate with product managers and engineering to design and deliver solutions that effectively achieve our business goals</li> <li>Conduct user research through testing, interviews, and usage analytics</li> <li>Develop personas and illustrate design ideas using user journeys, process flows, and sitemaps</li> <li>Design and deliver wireframes, prototypes, and mockups</li> <li>Deliver assets needed for development and maintain asset libraries</li> <li>Establish design standards and consistent use of design patterns</li> <li>Support and participate in design QA and user testing</li> </ul> <p>Qualifications</p><ul> <li>5+ years of UX design experience</li> <li>Strong portfolio demonstrating visual design and creative problem solving</li> <li>Proficiency in wireframing and prototyping tools, such as Sketch, InVision, Balsamiq, UXPin, etc.</li> <li>Experience designing B2B SaaS solutions a plus</li> <li>Experience in financial services a plus</li> <li>Familiarity with Semantic UI components</li> <li>Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment</li> </ul><p><strong>Benefits</strong></p><ul> <li>Competitive salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k)</li> <li>Flexible vacation policy</li> <li>Sun-filled office in convenient location near Penn Station</li> <li>Positive culture built on collaboration, excellence, empathy and growth</li> </ul> The Credit Junction New York NY

Senior Visual And UX Designer

Expired Job

The Washington Post