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JOB: Web/Graphic UX Designer in Herndon, Virginia

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  • laura.schertler
    Greetings everyone! My company (Command Information) is currently seeking to hire a mid/senior level Web/Graphic User Experience Designer. It is a full-time,
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 20, 2008
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      Greetings everyone! My company (Command Information) is currently
      seeking to hire a mid/senior level Web/Graphic User Experience
      Designer. It is a full-time, permanent position located in Herndon, VA.

      Job Summary: Web/Graphic UX Designer

      This is a fulltime, permanent position offering an opportunity to work
      for a cutting edge company. Command Information is the leading
      provider of next generation Internet services and products to Fortune
      1000 companies as well as Government clients.

      Candidates must demonstrate a concentrated ability in the Web/Graphic
      User Experience Design field with five+ years of experience. A
      Bachelor's degree or higher is required.

      The UX Designer will create compositions with detailed explanations
      for their design concepts, and will maintain and conform to those
      selected/approved concepts as detailed and defined by the information
      architecture (IA) throughout all phases of a project. The UX Designer
      converts the overall IA and initial wireframes into a functional,
      clickable prototype. This individual also coordinates with the project
      team/client to identify any potential design/technical/usability
      challenges in developing the desired functionality for current/future
      project phases.
      Duties and Responsibilities:

      * Responsible for the conceptualization and implementation of
      design compositions, graphic images, and branding for web-based
      communications and applications
      * Possesses a solid understanding of information architecture and
      user interface essentials and how they relate to visual design
      * Works with project teams to create and design visual treatments
      and interaction solutions that meet client specifications
      * Helps solve complex visual interaction problems with technically
      viable solutions
      * Articulates multiple concepts and ideas to influence decisions
      * Actively solicits feedback to ensure that all activities and
      deliverables meet expectations
      * Keeps current with the latest design trends and new media
      technologies

      Required Skills and Experience

      * A solid understanding of print and interactive design
      fundamentals, including color theory, typography, and layout, as well
      as branding and marketing skills; B2B experience preferred
      * Collaborates with designers and developers; comfortable working
      in a team environment
      * Mentors junior visual designers and provides design guidance
      * Exhibits the ability to execute tasks in alignment with
      requirements, style guides and standards
      * Exhibits a thorough understanding of optimization and production
      for online media
      * Exhibits fluency in industry standard interactive design tools
      and technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash,
      HTML/XHTML/XML, CSS, JavaScript (interactive multimedia authoring,
      audio/video editing experience a plus)
      * Able to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment and meet
      tight deadlines
      * Detail oriented, efficient, organized, self-starter, highly
      productive
      * Able to solve complex interaction problems with creative and
      technically viable solutions
      * Able to collaborate with others in a cross-functional team
      environment
      * Strong written and verbal communication skills

      *Online interactive portfolio/samples required when submitting a
      resume. Resumes submitted without an online portfolio or interactive
      samples will not be considered. Please submit resume, salary
      requirements and link(s) to portfolio to:
      allison.oreilly@...


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      Thanks,

      Laura L. Schertler
      llschertler@...
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