Job Description

Ref No.:18-10978
Location: Reston, Virginia
We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented visual designer to join our team in Reston, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Client Federal Systems.

In your role as a visual designer, your day-to-day tasks will consist primarily of crafting visually engaging, innovative, and beautiful user interfaces. You will have a thorough understanding of the right balance between business, design and our customers' goals and business missions. You will work closely with our UX design and product team to develop and deliver intuitive and impactful web and mobile digital experiences. Your ability to push creative boundaries and to bring your vision and concepts to life is welcomed here at Client.

As visual designer, you are responsible for the conceptual development, direction and delivery of visual design. You will create engaging experiences that communicate excitement, enjoyment and value to customers.

Some of the key functions for this position includes:
Leading and creating the definition of visual design throughout the product lifecycle, from initial explorations to final deliverables.
Research and apply design practices, identifying problems and proposing creative solutions for web and mobile products.
Translate client business requirements, user needs, technical requirements into designs that are visually enticing, easy to use, and emotionally engaging.
Collaborate with a cross-functional team that includes user experience designers, engineers, and product managers in order to create simple, easy-to-use experiences.

Bachelor's degree in graphic design, visual design or new media and 5 years total relevant experience or equivalent
3+ years of professional visual design experience in designing brand identities, grid systems, layouts and applications for web and mobile.
3+ years of experience in a variety of design tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, Sketch, and other relevant prototyping design tools.
Self-starter mentality, with a strong work ethic, who can perform at a high level, handle multiple assignments, and has excellent time-management skills.
Exceptional design skills and attention to detail, with strong conceptualization and visual communication ability.
Experience collaborating closely with UX designers and with technical teams to deliver high-quality experiences.
Some expertise in information architecture, interaction design, usability, and UX design.
Working knowledge of UX best practices.
Experience/Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
Strong digital portfolio that demonstrates visual design skills and experience relevant to the role.

Other Qualifications
Self-learning, able to learn new tools quickly and work in a fast evolving
Experience working in Agile/Scrum development process.
Experience with ADA guidelines for web accessibility.
An understanding of the US digital playbook and design methodologies.
Able to perform other duties as needed.

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