UX Visual Designer
Job Details
Scope

Plan, create, and communicate beautiful, usable, and effective interface designs for mobile and responsive web. The UX/Visual Designer will be responsible for developing designs from layout, to visual branding, to motion and interactivity.

The UX Visual designer will report directly to the Creative Director in the Digital Products department.

 

Responsibilities & Qualifications

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create/Develop interface designs for mobile and responsive web from layout, to visual branding, to motion and interactivity.
  • Collaborate closely with the Creative Director to zoom out and look at AMU websites from a conceptual and branding standpoint
  • Help to ideate and refine visual aesthetics, and how AMU approaches these sites to best align with our target audiences and site goals
  • Zoom in to take concepts and wireframes and execute best practice design and UX/UI treatments for AMU websites and digital products.
  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, forms, and widgets, as well as low and high-fidelity page designs and mockups across multiple responsive breakpoints.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Able to switch gears between creative conceptual idea generating and detail-oriented execution
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills--present and communicate designs and design goals to teammates, partners, and leadership.
  • Able to have and articulate a clear point of view, but capable of using that point of view in service of the product and the products goals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven experience as a UX Designer, Graphic Designer or similar role
  • Strong portfolio of design projects
  • Proficient in XD, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS; JavaScript is a plus but not a deal-breaker
  • Any illustration, animation, or other visual design experience a plus
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