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UI Designer
Ref No.: 18-03016
Location: Eagan, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/09/2018 to 12/28/2018
Job title  : Web Designer
Location : Eagan, MN
Duration:  6 Months



A Web Designer will lead all creative direction. This includes but is not limited to design intake, conceptualization and delivery of design projects. They will assist with the creation of designs and/or development of websites or other marketing materials for law firms and associations. Website design includes collaborating with project managers, development teams and customers to create the client's vision in a graphical presentation for the Internet. The Web Designer may also participate in special projects and testing.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Handle design intake within a project team to interview clients on the needs and goals of their firms and create graphical website prototypes for clients to review. Collect, convert, and edit text and graphical materials provided by clients for those prototypes as necessary. Incorporate special web features and proprietary functionality.
  • Work in a fast paced, production environment with the customer in mind
  • Provide a high level of customer service.
  • Responsible for managing workflow, duration and final design delivery in order to obtain design approval from client.
  • Responsible for on-time task and project delivery
Experience:
  • At least 2 years of web design experience
  • Proven customer service experience
  • Proven project management experience
Knowledge/Skills:
  • Web & Graphic Design
  • Strong portfolio of design work, with a robust web design component, that demonstrates skill, aesthetic style and creativity.
  • Windows OS Platforms & Mac OS Platforms.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator).
  • HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Hands-on Wordpress experience, including customization with CSS/HTML.
  • Excellent knowledge of web standards, usability and web fonts.
  • Ability to create concepts within specified deadline.

Art & Creative Direction
  • Ability to understand customer needs, pitch creative direction, develop concepts and write creative briefs for other designers.
  • Communication skills that ensure off-site designers are up to date on project needs and in the loop on updates, revisions and changes.
  • Ability to delegate design responsibility, managing outsourced designers without making hands-on changes personally.

Administration & Business Acumen:
  • Proven attention to detail.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to take direction from customers, providing productive feedback and design rationale.
  • Ability to function well under pressure.
  • Focused on results and accountability.
  • Able to work autonomously, and prioritize workload with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally and be open to others ideas.
  • Strong influence and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Education
• Bachelors degree or Associates degree and relevant experience required.