Visual/UI Designer

NYC Innovation Lab - technology + product

The mission is to offer the most flexible, powerful, scalable and user-friendly platforms for analytics, mobile, identity and loyalty. Analytics is about turning massive amounts of data into powerful insights, leveraging cutting edge data visualizations and HTML5 technologies. Mobile allows customers to go beyond analytics and data visualizations in order to build mobile application workflows without writing a line of code. Our identity product, is a revolutionary mobile identity platform for enterprise security. Our loyalty product is a solution for the next generation of mobile customer engagement. Historically, we have been an engineering centric company. While we’re proud of this heritage, we have been working for the past few years to bring our User Experience to a whole new level. The Design team, in our  DC headquarters, has proven by example the importance of UX best practices and user-centric design. Beyond HQ, we are expanding to our New York office with a design centric studio. This will be a beacon of Design, focusing on the design of both current and future products but also acting as a sandbox for our most cutting edge ideas.

Basic Function: As a Visual Designer in our Design studio, you will be part of the Design team of creatives (UX + Design) and Program Managers. This team is responsible for building the design and interfaces of features that will make the next generation of product applications for Analytics, Mobile, Identity and Loyalty. The NY studio also supports the research and investigation of the latest technologies to explore how they can enrich the user experience in our products.

You will collaborate with your DC colleagues, leveraging their experience and insights to support the creative process.

With the help and collaboration of UX, Program Managers, and Engineers, you will use layout, color and typography to create elegant interfaces and other visual elements for new business and consumer application. You will build detailed visual specifications, engage with Engineering and monitor the quality of their implementation along the way. Your designs will create the emotional connection between users and software, delighting them with a superior experience.

Job Duties (include but not limited to):

o   Report to NY Visual Design Lead.

o   Collaborate with UX Designers, Visual Designers and Program Managers to generate mockups.

o   Build prototypes of new features, dialogs, icons and other visual elements of the products.

o   Create detailed visual specifications including layout, color palette, and typography supporting the requirements.

o   Improve and refine your designs based on feedback from the creative team, engineers and management.

o   Contribute to brand style guides and UX Design guidelines.

o   Team-oriented individual, energetic, result & delivery oriented.

Job Requirements:

o   Education: Minimum of Associate degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Communication Design

o   Strong design portfolio of student projects, side projects and professional work, demonstrating high design esthetics, and attention to detail.

o   Proficiency in tools like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other design tools required.

o   1+ year of demonstrable experience in design, preferably consumer-facing software, digital agency or design studio.