IT Dev / Int
New York, NY
-Responsible for the conceptualization and implementation of design concepts, graphic images and branding of enterprise applications for web and desktop
-Collaborate with business leaders to translate business goals into cohesive brand and product experiences
-Keep current with new creative technologies and analyze new trends and data
-Present and effectively communicate how a creative vision will help achieve goals
-Advanced understanding of information architecture and user interface essentials and how they relate to visual design.
-Works with Information Architects and Usability professionals to create and design visual treatments and interaction solutions that UI and functional specifications.
-Solves complex visual interaction problems with technically viable solutions.
-Articulates multiple concepts and ideas quickly and uses communication skills to influence decisions. Actively solicits feedback to ensure that all activities and deliverables meet expectations. -Understands the importance of web site performance and is motivated to design for extreme optimization.
-BA/BS or above in Graphic Design, Information Design, or other visual arts; strong technical background a plus.
-Minimum of 5+ years - experience designing outstanding enterprise applications
-Use Adobe Photoshop and/or Fireworks like a pro.
-Fluent in HTML, CSS, Macromedia and full knowledge of their capabilities and limitations.
-Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process.
-Must be able to work and communicate effectively in a cross-functional product development team, and present ideas and designs effectively.
-Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage work load, and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
-Must be an effective problem solver. Comes up with creative solutions and considers many alternative solutions to each problem.
-Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships. Portfolio required