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We’re Hiring: User Experience Designer (Visual)

Kristen Cromer March 29, 2013

We’re still in growth mode here at Think Brownstone, which means more exciting opportunities to rid the world of poor user experiences. It also means that we need more talented professionals to join our team. In addition to current openings forĀ Full-Stack UI Developers, we also need an experienced User Experience Designer with killer Visual Design chops who is as committed as we are to aesthetic beauty, creative vision, and pragmatic execution.

Some of the crew. And you?

Some of the crew. And you?

Here are the juicy details:

Responsibilities:

  • Create beautiful user interface and visual designs for web, mobile, and touchscreen applications
  • Come up with solutions to clients’ problems via design and usability recommendations
  • Work collaboratively as part of a creative team that includes both clients and internal colleagues
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with clients
  • Facilitate creative brainstorming sessions with clients and internal project teams
  • Stay up-to-date on the current and best UI and visual design practices and trends; stay up-to-date on current web technologies and innovations

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven experience creating beautiful user interfaces from scratch
  • Extreme attention to detail with focus on efficiency
  • Proven ability to drive visual design direction of projects with little to no oversight
  • Proven ability to clearly communicate design ideas to team members and clients in live presentations
  • Practical experience in responsive web design
  • Advanced skill in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator or equivalents
  • Solid understanding of how front-end code (HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX, etc) is employed to translate visual designs into interactive digital interfaces

Bonus Points:

  • Experience hand-coding standards-compliant HTML & CSS
  • Experience designing interfaces for iOS applications (iPhone, iPad)
  • Project management experience or willingness to take on some project management responsibilities

Perks:

  • Excellent insurance plans, Simple IRA match, flexible paid time off, employee training budgets
  • Awesome creative workspace in downtown Conshohocken: walking distance to great local restaurants, easy access to Philadelphia via regional rail

Apply:

Take a look around the rest of our blog and you’ll learn that we’re a diverse group of designers who love our jobs and have a pretty good time here at work. If you’re a talented, experienced Experience Designer with a focus on the visual/aesthetic and a stunning portfolio that highlights your interactive experience, let’s talk.

If you think you have what it takes to be a Brownstoner submit your resume today. Please also include a cover letter and a link to your online portfolio that includes work samples of websites or business applications where you served in a lead visual design role.

We look forward to meeting you.