Job Title
Digital Visual Designer
Date Posted
5/31/2017
Location
Dallas, TX
Min Salary
75,000.00 USD
Max Salary
85,000.00 USD
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our client has an immediate need for a Visual Designer for someone living in the Dallas, TX area.

Job Summary:

The primary function of a visual designer will be to decide and implement how the website and other digital assets will look and work within the pre-defined templates.  This role will be familiar with industry standard web style guidelines working within those parameters and making recommendations as a subject matter expert.  Web design and production works with the graphic design team but also has expertise in Adobe Photoshop, 3D graphics, animation, responsive design and other software or applications used for web design and production.

Essential Job Functions :

  • Responsible for design elements and successful graphic production of the external web sites and mobile applications

  • Evaluates competitors’ and industry web sites to leverage evolving web designs and adapts or adopts new techniques to meet the needs of the business and improve usability

  • Presents user trends, develops strategies and proposals to educate and ensure implementation of new design features that provide a good user experience for prospects, customers and agents.

  • Designs website content and graphics by coordinating with copywriters and graphic artists; designing or procuring images, icons, banners, audio enhancements, InfoGraphics, animation etc.

  • Support the design of user-based apps on an as-needed basis

  • Maintains site appearance by thoroughly understanding design guidelines, developing and enforcing design and production standards, and editing submissions to exemplify the Company's brands

  • Designs virtual assets for web properties

  • Works with agencies on development of interactive tools for external web properties

  • Initiates pull campaigns on external web properties to drive site traffic

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Digital Content Skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Acrobat, Visio, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Strong Design Skills including Web Graphic Design, Web Savvy, Planning, Web User Interface Design, Web Programming Skills, Teamwork, Illustration Tools, Multimedia Content Development, Understanding Browser Capabilities, Verbal Communication

  • Possesses project management skills.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and cross functionally (in a pod structure).

  • Action oriented and able to work independently.

  • Possesses analytical skills.

  • Possesses strong business acumen.

  • Demonstrates creativity, curiosity and is innovative; receptive to discussing and open to trying new and different ideas / approaches to do the job / work. 

  • Customer centric; dedicated to meeting the expectations of internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrated ability to drive for results by meeting objectives and goals successfully; steadfastly push self and others for results.

  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of marketing principles including Products, Pricing, Promotion, and Positioning.

  • Possesses organizational agility; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network.

 

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years web design and production experience

  • BA in Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing, Business, Computer Science or related field

  • 3-5 years experience managing design and production for high traffic website

Benefits at a Glance:

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Life & disability insurance

  • Health and wellness events/programs

  • Paid vacation

  • Paid holidays

  • 401(k)

 

More Information About the Job

Is Relocation Available?
No

Is there a bonus structure?
No

Are you open to sponsorship?
No

This position is:
New Position

Is there a possibility to work remote?
No

Is there equity?
No

Are there flexible work hours?
No

Does this position have direct reports?
No

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
- Strong working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Acrobat, Visio, Microsoft Office products - Expert in Adobe Photoshop, 3D graphics, animation, responsive design - Strong design skills including Web Graphic Design, Web Savvy, Planning, Web User Interface Design, Illustration Tools, etc...

What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
Full benefits