Senior Visual (UI) Designer
Viget is a digital agency / software development shop headquartered just outside of Washington, DC, (in Falls Church, VA) with additional offices in Durham, NC, Boulder, CO, and Chattanooga, TN. We've been at it since 1999 and have earned a solid reputation as a rare firm that does both great design and development work when building digital products and marketing platforms.
As a Visual Designer at Viget you’ll help our clients concept, design, and launch complex digital experiences and compelling websites. Your work will include all aspects of the design process including discovery, strategy development, UI design, interaction design, and client management. Our visual designers work alongside industry-leading brand strategists, UX strategists, project managers, and developers. In between projects, we share our opinions and write about our methods.
Our Senior Visual Designers:
Are creative problem solvers and visual storytellers.
Are trained in the principles of graphic design and have a good foundation of typography, illustration, photography, and iconography to create effective forms of digital communication.
Have a solid understanding of web design best practices and are skilled in UI design, interaction design, and art direction.
Are able to translate and extend brand strategies, UX recommendations, and business requirements into innovative design solutions.
Bring the “wow factor” to projects by helping clients express and reinforce their brand in unique ways that go way beyond aesthetics.
Understand atomic design principles and can create scalable, flexible visual design systems and UI parts kits that are full of personality.
Are strong communicators and presenters who routinely articulate design decisions to a variety of audiences.
Understand that motion is an essential part of interactive design, and ensure that it’s considered.
Are multifaceted and find it exciting that their next project could be a design system, marketing campaign, microsite, or large-scale content website.
Understand that digital design is fluid, flexible, and adaptive to an ever growing variety of screen sizes, dimensions, and capabilities.
Are detail oriented, self-motivated multitaskers who consistently meet deadlines and are mindful of budgets and timelines.
Are interested in continual learning and sharing knowledge with others.
In a given week, our Senior Visual Designers might be:
Facilitating a workshop with the client’s team, helping to figure out their business goals and project requirements.
Designing high fidelity design comps to present to stakeholders.
Creating illustrations and iconography to give their project more personality.
Developing and documenting a design system for a large CMS-driven website in Figma.
Senior Visual Designers must also:
Have an online portfolio you can share with us that includes a variety of web and UI design projects.
Have a degree, certification, or equivalent work experience showing aptitude with visual design.
At this time, we're hoping to hire a senior Visual Designer with 5-7 years experience in digital design.
Everyone at Viget:
- Embodies our core values of integrity, work ethic, collaboration, creativity, and lifelong learning.
- Values mentorship, learning, and sharing knowledge.
- Writes and speaks clearly and effectively when collaborating with teammates and clients.
- Believes in and supports our commitment to building a diverse and inclusive company.
How to Apply:We are not accepting applicants to this position at this time. If you'd like to be considered for future openings on this team, you can email us at email@example.com.
We maintain a drug-free workplace. We are unable to offer work visa sponsorship at this time.
Viget is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all of us feel valued and heard. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, socioeconomic status, religion, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. If you have any questions or need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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