Senior Visual Designer
We are looking for an outstanding Visual Designer to work on FatWallet’s consumer Deals site. Our culture is collaborative and innovative and you will be working closely with UX designers, product managers, engineers and other stakeholders to define the Deal shopping experience. You will help envision and create a trustworthy, compelling, and delightful user experience that deal-seekers can’t live without. Qualified candidates will be experienced Visual Designers of web and/or desktop applications with a love for beautiful and intuitive user interfaces.
The successful candidate combines deep visual and UX design expertise and thrives in a data and metric-centric environment – your designs need to both look great and move our user metrics. This is a high-impact, high-visibility role that will contribute to initiatives across all FatWallet channels.
Create the visual language strategy (brand applications, visual design specs, information design, color systems, typographic rules, grid systems and other visual assets) that supports the brand strategy and user goals.
Drive projects from concept to completion in a fast-paced, iterative, product environment.
Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale.
Collaborate and get feedback from multiple stakeholders including designers, product managers, and engineers to develop innovative, intuitive, and delightful user experiences that support business and user needs, are technically feasible and help build the FatWallet brand.
Deliver detailed design specifications and assets for pixel perfect implementation.
BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
4+ years of experience creating compelling Visual Designs for web and mobile applications (not just websites).
Core visual design skills; ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color effectively.
Demonstrable mastery of design tools (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, etc.).
Solid understanding of UX design principles in addition to excellent visual design skills.
Self-starter who is able to take direction and make decisions independently.
Ability to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment.
Outstanding verbal and written communications skills.
Able to develop new, innovative approaches to complex design problems
2+ years of experience as a key member of a UX team participating in the complete product development lifecycle of several successfully launched web and/or software applications.
Experience and strong understanding of responsive design related to web and mobile.
Experience working on the visual design of consumer applications.
Experience designing compelling mobile applications that adhere to best practices.
Equally passionate about designing cutting edge creative concepts and producing pixel perfect assets.
A love of collaboration and learning.
How To Apply
NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.