UI Designer

McLean, Virginia | Job #309961

The BOSS Group is looking for a talented UI Designer for a temporary hire (1 year contract) opportunity currently located in McLean, VA. The Web Designer’s primary role is design of corporate internal and external websites.

UI Designer Responsibilities:
  • Design of internal and external websites
  • Creating and editing graphics for the web
  • Stock photo research
  • Collaboration on layout and design with developers
  • Accept and incorporate edits/feedback from clients
  • Design standards development

UI Designer Requirements:
  • Demonstrated understanding of usability best practices and experience working in modern web development environments
  • Solid understanding and experience in working with modern HTML and CSS functionality on a website. Ability to quickly learn and keep current on these types of technologies will be a strong asset to this position
  • Ability to work within an established identity system, meet deadlines, take direction and work collaboratively with the Creative Director, a team of designers, and developers
  • Required software experience: Photoshop and Illustrator. Must be able to work on both Mac and Windows platforms
  • Experience in the following is a plus but not required for consideration: After Effects, Final Cut, InDesign, and Interwoven’s Teamsite content management system
  • Must have a strong design portfolio demonstrating experience in user experience design
  • Experience creating mobile and responsive layouts
  • Proficiency creating high fidelity designs using Adobe Creative Suite. Experience with Sketch is a plus
  • Expertise creating compelling visual designs, layouts and prototypes that effectively incorporate UX solutions
  • Experience working with front-end frameworks such as Foundation and bootstrap and strong knowledge of UI design patterns and solutions
  • Strong understanding of client side technologies (HTML 5, JavaScript and CSS)
  • Hands-on coding experience of interactive elements (using HTML, CSS, JavaScript) for rapid prototyping is very a strong plus

About The BOSS Group
We offer an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program. 

A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations across the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.  The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

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