Designer, Visual Designer Job Description

Designer, Visual Designer Job Description

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Designer, visual designer provides expertise to R&D and the Human Centered Design team on best practices, heuristics, and established ergonomic data to provide design inputs to iterative design solutions.

Designer, Visual Designer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ideally a design related degree or relevant design experience
Design, illustrate and prepare a variety of digital materials for desktop and mobile such as logos, e-mail and web templates, web graphics, web banners, iconography, social media branding, and digital sales materials
Maintain consistent visual design on assigned projects
Complete all design editing as necessary
Ability to create aesthetically pleasing and intuitively usable layout and design
Mentor, review and provide design direction to junior designers
Produce scalable brand design toolkits for iconic brand assets such as illustration, animation, motion graphic, for internal and external usage
Produce mood boards, storyboards, design briefs, visual language guidelines, visual compositions, and other artifacts required to develop and evolve user experience designs
Working with stakeholders to help refine user requirements, create wireframes, and inform the visual design of web and mobile applications
Partnering with engineers during development sprints to iterate on design

Designer, Visual Designer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Designer, Visual Designer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BA, BFA, CTS, IBM, CQRID, NCIDQ, CID, ASID, AMX

Education for Designer, Visual Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the designer, visual designer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Design, Graphic Design, Visual Design, Fine Arts, Visual Communications, Interaction Design, Industrial, Computer Science, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts

Skills for Designer, Visual Designer

Desired skills for designer, visual designer include:

Data-driven design and human centered design
Basic Web design
Data-driven and human-centered service design
Design
Design principles and typography
DoD environment
Prototyping and research tools
Using the Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe CC programs
Animation and microsite skills

Desired experience for designer, visual designer includes:

Portfolio (online and functional) of past work
Working knowledge of After Effects is a bonus
2 years experience or Bachelor’s and Masters Degree
Experience with InDesign, Sketch, Wireframing tools
Current web-standards knowledge with prior experience with HTML5, CSS3 a HUGE plus
Ability to communicate complex topics in a simple way

Designer, Visual Designer Examples

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Designer, Visual Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of designer, visual designer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for designer, visual designer
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, and IA maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Iterate off of wireframes and execute all visual design stages (from concept to delivery)
  • Help establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards
  • Understanding responsive design and working across multiple devices
  • Experience of applying user centred design methods on commercial projects
  • Command of leading design software applications Adobe CC, Axure
  • Delight and engage users with crisp visual product design
  • Produce visual concepts, detailed design mockups, specifications and optimized assets
  • Design beautiful and engaging advertising creative in support of marketing and merchandizing initiatives across video, digital, social media, print, merchandising, out-of-home and any other assets as deemed necessary
  • Support the design team by producing, managing and uploading graphic assets
Qualifications for designer, visual designer
  • At least 2 years experience in HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Extraordinary sense of aesthetic with research methodologies, creating personas, user scenario flows, usability testing, task analysis and information architecture
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the academic and customer success teams to turn ideas and sketches of materials into high-quality, professional resources that will be printed or viewed online
  • Assist the Marketing and Communications Manager with curricular, training, sales, and customer collateral that is easy to understand and delightful to look at
  • Update and maintain existing presentations and materials to meet new branding and designs
  • Review and improve all external-facing presentations, videos, and other collateral created by your colleagues
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Designer, Visual Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of designer, visual designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for designer, visual designer
  • Develop and strengthen web assets, including style and usage guides, and collaborate with the design community to ensure consistent use
  • Present work to design, marketing and business stakeholders for review and feedback
  • Develop and maintain detailed design templates and specifications
  • Produce the creation of visually compelling representations of high-level interaction models and comprehensive visual design systems that describe key aspects of a proposed experience solutions
  • Communicates clearly and effectively and possess strong analytical and oral communication skills excellent interpersonal and leadership skills-proven persuasion, facilitation and diplomacy skills are a must for this role as you'll be advocating for quality customer experiences in an environment that is intensely focused on revenue, but also very design-savvy
  • Keeping everything on-brand – Create a look consistent with our client partner’s design guide
  • Lead UI design throughout the development life cycle for multiple interfaces
  • Help define the overall visual design across various domains and platforms to ensure a consistent experience that follows brand guidelines and accessibility standards
  • Design experiences for emerging technologies, IoT, and data/analytics driven services that people want to come back to
  • Continually improve research and design processes
Qualifications for designer, visual designer
  • Deep knowledge of Adobe, especially Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Experience shooting, producing, and editing live-action and animated video
  • Experience creating usable and professional templates in Google Docs, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Laser-like attention to detail, including an expertise in typography, layout, illustration, and color
  • Ability to convey clear messaging and stories through design
  • A keen awareness of and interest in what it takes to create delightful, memorable, and powerful visual experiences for children and adult audiences
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Designer, Visual Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of designer, visual designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for designer, visual designer
  • Ensure brand consistency on all design projects across multiple marketing channels
  • Help create amazing designs for partner apps, websites and other cross device scenarios within the Partner Design Engagement team
  • Actively participate in design brainstorms and work sessions
  • Help facilitate in producing mood boards, storyboards, design briefs, sketches, visual language guidelines, visual comps, presentations and other artifacts, as needed, to develop, communicate and evolve designs and user experiences
  • Communicate effectively with internal teams and partners on design discoveries, implementations and learnings
  • Educate and build consensus around visuals, interactions and design direction both internally within our Windows teams and externally out to all partners
  • Working closely with fellow Visual Designers, UX Designers and Front-End Engineers to ensure the solidity of design systems and deliver best-in-class visual designs
  • Helping build and maintain a visual identity system - managing brand consistency across all touch-points in the customer journey through the creation of design specs, standards, style guides, toolkits, and processes
  • Leads experience design for dedicated work streams
  • Ensures continuity and consistent design practice
Qualifications for designer, visual designer
  • Solid understanding of mobile and desktop graphic techniques and production practices
  • Knowledge of accessible designs
  • Simplify complex interactions with layout, color and typography
  • Maintain the integrity of brand and design standards throughout all deliverables
  • Create and maintain design consistencies throughout our products
  • Create and maintain a visual style guide
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Designer, Visual Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a designer, visual designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for designer, visual designer
  • Invent and inspire customer experiences that are disruptive, simple, and bold by design
  • Help with all aspects of design production, including presentations, to take projects from concept to completion
  • Strong layout design skills and ability to convey complex ideas visually
  • Embrace and apply Design Thinking principles with Lean UX methodologies
  • Develop original interaction and design concepts
  • Produce look and feel layouts, mood boards, storyboards, design briefs, sketches, mock-ups, motion works, and visual comps to help the team understand what to build and why
  • Revise and enhance designs based on stakeholder and user feedback, technical input, and business decisions to ensure visual designs align with the overall design vision
  • Rationalise and articulate feedback arising from user testing, to explain and contextualise the implied design decisions for product owners, stakeholders and peers
  • Work with the design team to develop visual north stars in multiple digital product categories
  • Quality control and audit digital builds for design integrity
Qualifications for designer, visual designer
  • Proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple Key Note
  • High level of proficiency in Adobe CC (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • 1+ year solid knowledge of 3D texturing, shading, lighting, rendering and animation
  • 1+ year experience with tools like
  • Experience in consumer handheld product design and innovative materials and manufacturing is a plus
  • Additional, experience in a secondary field such as mechanical, software or human-computer interaction is a plus
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Designer, Visual Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a designer, visual designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for designer, visual designer
  • Utilize deep user research to inform design choices and translate user insights into a visual language that solves clients problems in an elegant and impactful way
  • A phenomenal portfolio with demonstrated expertise in design— layout, iconography, typography, color, and visual balance
  • Effective and creative problem solving of both design and general workday challenges
  • Support Sales by bringing big ideas to life through ideation and creation of high-fidelity designs for pitches
  • Flexible, highly motivated, independent thinker who has the experience and ability to provide consistent client and team support
  • List six to eight of the most important job responsibilities using concise and comprehensive statements
  • Produce brief training videos to guide clients through complex web processes
  • Create digital promotional assets to advertise to a number of customer personas
  • Make decisions about how to implement designs that drive traffic and conversions, new customer acquisition, retention and providing best-in-class experience
  • Work directly with UX, strategists and developers to ensure consistency across all areas of the website
Qualifications for designer, visual designer
  • Organizational skills, ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines and flexibility
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator, Photoshop, Autocad and a 3D program will be considered a plus
  • Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, , Sketch, InVision or some combination of similar software
  • Advanced proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq, Sketch, InVision, or some combination of similar tools
  • Not ashamed to rock a Keynote presentation
  • Photography, videography, coding, and writing are all plusses

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