Senior Visual Designer (Long-term On-site Freelance)

Elke Gallo
2009
Senior Visual Designer (Long-term On-site Freelance)
April 15, 2010 - 6:17pm
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Employer: 
MySpace
From a recruiter: 
Recruiter
Term: 
Contract
How to apply: 
Please send portfolio URL’s & resume to elke.gallo@fox.com
Description: 

Senior Visual Designer (Freelance)

 

Location:  MySpace, Beverly Hills

 

As a Visual Designer you will work closely with Product Managers, Interaction Designers and Engineers to build intuitive, simple and informative data-driven user interfaces. You will be part of a small team of high-impact players, charged with driving product design for key components of the MySpace user experience by leading Visual Design deliverables across multiple verticals throughout the entire product lifecycle.

 

Responsibilities:

 

·         Lead Visual Design deliverables.

·         Act as the mediator between user needs and business objectives.

·         Translate usability and user research findings into tangible design.

·         Communicate design recommendations and rationale to key stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

·         Collaborate with other MySpace product teams to develop cross-product solutions across MySpace and the ability to work well in a user-centered agile design process

·         Contribute to a culture of innovation and teamwork.

 

Requirements:

 

·         At least 5 years experience as a key member of a Visual design team participating in the complete product development life-cycle of successfully launched consumer online products

·         Values strong visual design and pays fanatical attention to the details that make the difference between a mundane and a delightful user experience

·         Able to quickly understand the constraints of a design problem, identify the tradeoffs and communicate them to decision makers and fellow designers

·         Strong analytical skills, written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills

·         Strong empathic skills--understands how and why an interface succeeds or fails and can spot likely problems in flow, layout, copy or presentation before they go into production

·         Able to create testable paper prototypes and high-fidelity static prototypes

·         Able to work independently as well as in teams that span multiple functions and/or departments and works well under pressure

·         Able to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

·         Able to engage in any software product design project and make a strong positive contribution

·         College and/or advanced degree(s) in Interaction Design, HCI, Industrial Design, other computer-related design disciplines, Computer Science, or equivalent.

 

Please send portfolio URL’s & resume to elke.gallo@fox.com.

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15 Apr 2010 - 6:36pm
Elke Gallo
2009

Senior Visual Designers and Senior Interaction Designers for hire at MySpace (Long-term On-site Freelance).

 

Please send portfolio URL’s & resume to elke.gallo@fox.com.

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