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Mid-Level Graphic Designer

at Dub Labs in Vienna, VA   —   Apr 09, 2014   |  
Overview
We are seeking a Visual Production Designer to help design and produce visual assets for our mobile and Web products. This position reports to our Creative Director.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to design innovative Web and mobile products for an exciting startup!
Responsibilities
Develop creative materials and design concepts that meet the business objectives of the organization and that advance our brand and business strategy
Take verbal directions and concepts through to final design execution
Source photos and create standalone graphics and illustrations according to project needs
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, proactively reprioritizing when necessary as determined by competitive issues, under tight deadlines
Thoroughly understand mobile & web design principles, including:
basic usability standards, visual hierarchies & information architecture, intuitive navigation systems, user experience and user-centric design
Propose and recommend creative solutions as well as communicate them clearly and effectively
We seek an outstanding talent who will bring the depth of design experience along with the personal qualities well suited for the challenge. Ideally, the candidate should have more than five years of professional experience; however, we will consider candidates that have less but show great potential.
Experience
Undergraduate degree in Graphic Design or related field
1-3 years experience with UI/UX design for mobile apps
5-7 years minimum overall work experience in graphic design
Strong portfolio specific to mobile & web design
Skills
Possess strong working knowledge of typography, layout, color, and visual communications
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite for MAC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint)
Dreamweaver, HTML, HTML5, CSS, Flash and other web development capabilities are a plus, but not required
Must have deep experience in media to support integrated campaigns including: mobile/web landing pages, banner ads (Flash, animated gifs), designing CRM emails, PowerPoint presentations, sales collateral (digital & printed brochures, videos, e-newsletters, and information graphics)
Must be able to work within existing brand guidelines, and take directions from Creative & Marketing leadership
Prefer design experience in iPhone apps over candidates who have only worked in Android or other platforms
Deep understanding of web and email design best-practices
Must be able to think holistically about overall usability and design
Strong organizational and prioritization skills
Understanding of web marketing and SEO strategies a plus
Javascript and PHP / Wordpress proficiency is an important plus
Personal Characteristics:
Strong sense of personal accountability but be able to design as part of an iterative software development process alongside other divisions of the organization.
Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, highly flexible and entrepreneurial environment, where managing multiple projects is often required
Work well with all levels of the organization, including, senior management, marketing team, product managers, and sales team
Enjoys working both independently and within small project teams
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