Grand Rapids, Michigan

Visual Designer

Description:

We are looking for Visual Designer for our client in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Duration is 6- month contract with the possibility of extension. 90 percent remote. Must come on site once a month. Visual Designers weave strengths of iconography, typography, color, space, motion, and texture to create products that are engaging and easy to navigate. Our digital products should look as great as they work. As a Visual Designer, you’ll delight users with designs that inspire, engage, and excite them. You’ll rely on user-centered design principles and Company brand foundations to produce high-quality across portfolios from concept to delivery. Visual designers are hybrid visionaries that use their skills in branding, print, digital, interfaces, motion, and 3D to create simple problems for complex solutions.

Responsibilities:

* Designing according to the strategy and vision for various projects, as well as execute deliverables including visual design concepts, sketches, and prototyping
* Contributing concepts and executing creative design solutions, paying attention to the look, feel, and tonality of the design.
* Conceptualizing communication concepts for internal audiences.
* Ensure all deliverables are of the highest quality, including the management of visual QA and hand-offs to development & delivery teams.
* Actively gaining knowledge of industry standards and digital design trends.
* Work with teams to create assets for use in experiences (Mobile first)
* Enforce and innovate the Company brand design system across projects and portfolios

Education and Experience:

• Developing expertise in one of the following areas: product strategy, illustration, digital prototyping, product knowledge, design thinking, user research, motion graphics design, 3D design, or space design.
• Organization ability, able to act independently, and able to switch rapidly between different projects in a dynamic environment
• Understanding of Human Centered design and Agile principles
• Ability to collaborate cross-functionally
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to prioritize projects
• Proficient with Figma

Company Summary:

Initech Global is a leader in the staffing industry, providing consulting, recruiting, and staffing solutions in the field of information technology. Since 2001, Initech Global has been helping companies around the world accomplish their most critical business objectives through our disciplined client service approach, and our unique talent management model. Both client and talent retention continue to surpass 90% since the company’s inception fifteen years ago, and we’ve been recognized by Inc. 5000ä as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US for the last two years. Our clients and employees are the key to our success, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are Initech Global, and we are Powered By Peopleä.

Required Skills:

product strategy, illustration, digital prototyping, product knowledge, design thinking, user research, motion graphics design, 3D design, or space design, Human centered Design, Agile Principles, Figma