JOB: Web/Graphic UX Designer in Herndon, Virginia

20 Aug 2008 - 6:42am
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llschertler
2008

Greetings everyone! My company (Command Information) is currently seeking to
hire a mid/senior level Web/Graphic User Experience Designer. It is a
full-time, permanent position located in Herndon, VA.
Job Summary: Web/Graphic UX Designer

This is a fulltime, permanent position offering an opportunity to work for a
cutting edge company. Command Information is the leading provider of next
generation Internet services and products to Fortune 1000 companies as well
as Government clients.

Candidates must demonstrate a concentrated ability in the Web/Graphic User
Experience Design field with five+ years of experience. A Bachelor's degree
or higher is required.

The UX Designer will create compositions with detailed explanations for
their design concepts, and will maintain and conform to those
selected/approved concepts as detailed and defined by the information
architecture (IA) throughout all phases of a project. The UX Designer
converts the overall IA and initial wireframes into a functional, clickable
prototype. This individual also coordinates with the project team/client to
identify any potential design/technical/usability challenges in developing
the desired functionality for current/future project phases.
Duties and Responsibilities:

- Responsible for the conceptualization and implementation of design
compositions, graphic images, and branding for web-based communications and
applications
- Possesses a solid understanding of information architecture and user
interface essentials and how they relate to visual design
- Works with project teams to create and design visual treatments and
interaction solutions that meet client specifications
- Helps solve complex visual interaction problems with technically viable
solutions
- Articulates multiple concepts and ideas to influence decisions
- Actively solicits feedback to ensure that all activities and
deliverables meet expectations
- Keeps current with the latest design trends and new media technologies

Required Skills and Experience

- A solid understanding of print and interactive design fundamentals,
including color theory, typography, and layout, as well as branding and
marketing skills; B2B experience preferred
- Collaborates with designers and developers; comfortable working in a
team environment
- Mentors junior visual designers and provides design guidance
- Exhibits the ability to execute tasks in alignment with requirements,
style guides and standards
- Exhibits a thorough understanding of optimization and production for
online media
- Exhibits fluency in industry standard interactive design tools and
technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, HTML/XHTML/XML,
CSS, JavaScript (interactive multimedia authoring, audio/video editing
experience a plus)
- Able to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment and meet tight
deadlines
- Detail oriented, efficient, organized, self-starter, highly productive
- Able to solve complex interaction problems with creative and
technically viable solutions
- Able to collaborate with others in a cross-functional team environment
- Strong written and verbal communication skills

*Online interactive portfolio/samples required when submitting a resume.
Resumes submitted without an online portfolio or interactive samples will
not be considered. Please submit resume, salary requirements and link(s) to
portfolio to: allison.oreilly at commandinformation.com<allisonoreilly at commandinformation.com>

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Thanks,

Laura L. Schertler
llschertler at gmail.com

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