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Visual Designer in San Diego, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Visual Designer to join their team on a Contract basis. They are looking for a candidate who is passionate about design, a creative problem solver, and an advocate of beautiful and seamless customer experiences.

You must love:

-Emotionally connecting with customers

-Customer-centered design processes

-Solving big problems

-Organizing and maintaining complex design systems

-Inspiring others to aim for bigger, bolder, and smarter ideas

-Agile and experiment-driven development

-Negotiating, communicating, and presenting

What you'll do:

-Design for multiple platforms within the realm of technical possibilities

-Articulate complex visions through simple, elegant designs

-Design and maintain product marketing experiences

- Deliver compelling UX visions, UI specifications, high fidelity visual designs and prototypes

-Apply strategic design thinking to deliver a best in class product experience

-Turn visions into concepts and translate those concepts into designs that make our products easy use while still delivering huge customer benefit

-Create experiences that are both customer-inspired and data-informed

-Utilize industry design standards and best practices to define and implement design criteria, design guidelines, and design specs

-Stay up to date with new technologies and industry trends

-Collaborate effectively with designers, researchers, engineering, product management, marketing, and other team members

-Prioritize work & multi-task well

-Wear multiple hats in a true start-up spirit to support adjacent areas like interaction design or user research


-Strong conceptual thinking

- 3 - 5+ years of visual design experience with product marketing and consumer applications

-Intimate knowledge of Sketch, Adobe software and prototyping tools

-Strong leadership skills - ability to work with Art Directors, Project Managers, Engineers and Senior Leaders

-A solid understanding of interaction, information architecture, user interfaces and product marketing experiences

-A portfolio with examples of compelling product and product marketing experiences; bonus points for showing process, design thinking and rationale