Graphic Designer

Employer
SLAIT Consulting
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Most specifically, this role, will work with visual design and training layouts, by creating custom graphics or pulling screen grabs. This role works closely with the instructional designer, training content developer, and web developer.Core job responsibilities: Take responsibility for the user interface: identify problems, propose solutions, recommend implementations, and execute UX/UI solutions to create a new user experience.Create pixel-perfect, world-class user interfaces and original, eye-catching visual design. Deliver high quality work on tight schedules in a dynamic, agile product environment.Ability to work with a variety of stakeholders, but still be an advocate for the user.Familiarity with 508 compliance best practices.Demonstrate a command of usability and accessibility standards in partnership with visual and interface design disciplines and principles.Have a broad experience and a deep understanding of users to recommend UI features that solve customer needs.Be able to communicate design specifications/interactions for engineering implementation. Support, communicate, course-correct, and revise through the development phase.Work with other designers to make sure style and branding is complementary across products and websites.Demonstrate the ability to solve design problems, from both a usability and visual perspective. A portfolio that showcases several of your most recent designs is required for consideration. Minimum 5 years hands-on experience with background in Wire framing, Information Architecture, User Experience and UI Design for web and mobile interfaces. Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Balsamiq, Adobe Creative Cloud XD, Photoshop, Illustrator. Deep knowledge of cross-platform web/mobile usability standards and UI specifications. Understanding of design and technical capabilities/limitations of search technology. Skilled in taking a project from exploratory and conceptual version, through to final production assets in a tight, deadline driven environment. Ability to work well with customers and internal technology to articulate issues and communicate persuasively. Familiarity with agile methodology. Ability to collaborate with business stakeholders. Superb writing, communication and presentation skills. Ability to work independently, prioritize, and solve problems proactively. Strong preference for those with 508 compliance knowledge. A portfolio that showcases several of your most recent designs is required for consideration. Required Clearance:US Citizenship required and the ability to obtain and maintain a DHS Public Trust suitability.