Job Description: Reports to the Art Director
seeks an online visual designer/graphic designer with appliance and tool creative experience to join their team. Responsible for producing original creative and content to support Home Appliances.
The ideal candidate is a highly independent self-starter with at least two-three years of experience and a great sense of humor. The User Experience and Creative Group is made up of a motivated group of close-knit professionals, including developers, information architects, Web designers and other creative types who work hard every day to provide an intuitive and innovative experience for the customer.
If you like to laugh hard, live life harder, and desire to work in a dot-com start-up type environment that relies on collaboration and imagination, then we’d like to talk to you right away. Okay, there are a few other requirements we’re asking for — so take a look at the list below. If you have all, or most, of these qualifications, we’d like to hear from you right away!
Design and develop creative solutions that are unique and award winning.
Research competitors and their display of retail appliance and tool content.
Be a team player and collaborator — listening to the team’s recommendations before making final decisions.
Articulate ideas and demonstrate a willingness to bring new ideas to the forefront frequently.
Demonstrates effective verbal skills while building constructive and effective relationships with colleagues.
Exhibit attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
Utilize current and new programs to maximize efficiencies.
Build and maintain a rapport with cross-discipline team members.
Responsible for the PSD file prep and it’s loading onto the server.
Skills & Responsibilities:
3-5 experience in web interface and layout design
A Bachelor's degree (or comparable work experience) and experience in a web-related environment
Strong design background
Advanced knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
Intermediate understanding of HTML/CSS, with direct experience optimizing design concepts around these technologies
Portfolio that displays an understanding of user-centered design (online portfolio preferred)
Willingness to work closely with information architects, copywriters, developers and others to produce a team-driven end product that leads to a top-notch user experience
Must be able to deliver high quality work consistently and on time
An appreciation for the excellence that the above collaboration can produce
Attention to detail, while also considering the big picture
Excellent communication skills
Self-motivated with positive attitude
Ability to prioritize work
Although production work is part of the daily responsibilities of this position, this visual designer will routinely be called upon to create cutting-edge designs that align with the brand of the site while enhancing the user experience. This position will include, but not be limited to, designing navigation, splash/landing pages and icons.
Traditional office environment, casual dress code.
Occasional overtime and weekend work required.
Bachelors Level Degree
3-5 Years Experience