Senior Visual Designer

Toronto, ON 78288

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: BBBH76670_1715787658 Pay Rate: Up to US$0.00 per year

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Visual Designer

Job Location: Toronto ON 78288 Remote

Onsite Requirements:
  • Illustrator
  • Figma
  • Motion/Icon Design

Job Description:

About the role:
  • Design Leadership through Collaboration: Collaborate with another illustrator to lead the visual design narrative for our consumer tech company, collaborating closely with UX designers, user researchers, and content strategists. Your strategic vision will be the driving force behind creating compelling and cohesive design solutions.
  • Illustrative Brilliance: Leverage your adept illustration skills to create captivating visuals that resonate with our target audience. Your illustrations will not only enhance the visual aesthetics but also elevate the storytelling and engagement aspects of our consumer products.
  • Design System Integration: Embrace and enrich our existing design system to ensure consistency and efficiency across visual designs. Your role in maintaining and enhancing the design system will contribute to a seamless and harmonious user experience.
  • Consumer-Centric Creativity: Infuse your designs with a deep understanding of consumer needs and preferences, reflecting a design sensibility that resonates with our users and enhances their engagement with our products.
  • Strategic Design Contributions: Develop visual solutions that align with overarching business objectives and user-centric goals. Your designs will be an integral part of our strategic efforts to optimize user engagement and satisfaction.
  • User-centered Storytelling: Your illustrative prowess will bring stories to life, helping users connect emotionally with our products. Collaborate closely with content strategists to create visual narratives that inspire and engage our audience.
  • Trend Insights: Stay attuned to the latest design trends, industry advancements, and emerging technologies within consumer tech design. Your insights will guide the evolution of our visual design approach, keeping our products fresh and competitive.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Present and communicate your design concepts, strategies, and rationale to internal stakeholders and clients. Your ability to articulate your creative vision will foster alignment and support effective decision-making.
  • Time Management Excellence: Manage multiple design projects and tasks within established timelines, ensuring the delivery of high-quality visual designs that align with user needs and business objectives.

About you:
  • 5+ years of experience bringing visual narrative to life in digital products showcased in a portfolio.
  • Comfortable with the creation of UI elements, working with typography and icon design.
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite and Figma, or similar software.
  • Understanding of user research methodologies, usability testing, and information architecture.
  • Knowledge of mobile design guidelines, best practices, and platform-specific design considerations.
  • Experience working in Agile development environments, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate design concepts and rationale to stakeholders at all levels.
  • A passion for keeping up with the latest design trends, technologies, and industry advancements.
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards (e.G., WCAG) and their implementation in mobile design is a plus.

Traits we're looking for:
  • The ideal person has a passion for solving human problems with empathy, creativity, and pragmatism.
  • You are self-motivated, results-oriented, and strategically adept.
  • You have excellent judgment - you consider multiple perspectives, offer critique with clarity and kindness, and identify win-win solutions.
  • Highly collaborative - you recognize the value of bringing people along.
  • Intellectual curiosity - you're eager to learn new concepts;you're willing to admit you don't know certain things, will ask for help, roll up your sleeves, and learn.
  • Self-aware - you have high EQ, receive feedback with gratitude, and strive for continued growth despite your seniority.
  • Sense of responsibility - you see problems and generate solutions, even if it's out of your lane.
  • Low ego - everyone is innovating and it's ultimately for the sake of our customers.
  • Brave, adaptable, and calm under pressure - you eat complexity for breakfast with a sense of humor and a side of goodwill.
  • #LI-Remote

** 3rd party and subcontract staffing agencies are not eligible for partnership on this position. 3rd party subcontractors need not apply.

This position requires candidates to be eligible to work in the United States, directly for an employer, without sponsorship now or anytime in the future. **
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