[UGAF-jobs] Contract-to-Hire UI Designer at Omniture
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jpeterson at omniture.com
Contract-to-Hire UI Designer
Omniture is looking for an innovative, visual web designer with a strong sense of graphic design, layout, color, and usability. The ideal candidate will have an appreciation for sleek and usable interfaces, a solid understanding of the design process for web applications, strong technical know-how and a great attention to detail.
The Product Designer will work closely with product managers, researchers, engineers, and technical writers to visually and creatively take product ideas to concept by rapidly prototyping through conceptual sketches and mockups. The Product Designer will continually refine concepts to reflect input from internal and end-user testing. This is a high-profile role in a company that places high importance on creating a web product that combines cutting edge graphic technique with an easy-to-use interface.
o Take direction to implement the creative vision and overall look and feel for projects based on design objectives, product requirements, functional specs, and an iterative feedback process.
o Assist in defining and developing the user experience for Omnitureâs award-winning web-based products. Work with product manager and engineers in drafting initial concepts.
o Convey design ideas via storyboards, and prototyping tools.
o Create deployment-quality mocks and prototypes on tight timelines.
o Maintain graphic standards and corporate branding throughout the productâs interface.
o Review completed projects for consistent and correct look and feel.
o Prefer web product design experience.
o BA/BS or equivalent in Graphic Design or related field preferred.
o Understanding of graphical web design principles, typography, composition, and iconography.
o Ability to set conceptual design and product direction from functional requirements.
o Ability to collaborate effectively with a group of creative individuals to produce highly polished and professional finished works.
o Ability to accept and design against feedback in an iterative development process.
o Ability to produce effective ideas under tight timelines.
o Strong written and oral communication skills.
o Strong computer skills and a demonstrated expertise in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
o 2+ years of professional web design experience with an emphasis on creative, visual, and interaction design.
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