Experienced Visual Designer

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Nov 1, 2012 - Requisition No. 34923

The Role

Bloomberg's User Experience group is expanding and looking for an experienced, innovative Visual UI Designers. We are looking for a multi-disciplinary team players who can participate in both granular design work and contribute to the strategic visual design direction for current and future Bloomberg products.

The candidates should have a proven track record in producing exciting, innovative visuals for modern software applications (desktop, mobile, installation or other devices) and web based products. The Designers will collaborate closely with a multi-disciplinary team of interaction designers, prototypers, business analysts, and engineers. The individuals in this role will be responsible for iterating out-of-the-box solutions and tough design problems in the financial arena that involve large data sets and complicated workflows. An ideal candidate should have excellent problem-solving skills, understand constraints quickly, and be able to produce and communicate creative design for colleagues and clients. In addition to visual design principles, the candidate should be familiar with UCD methodologies and design cycles. Professional experience or a degree in Communication Design, Graphic Design, Information Design, Architecture, Industrial / Product Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, or related field is strongly preferred.

** Please include a link to your online portfolio in your resume. Your application will not be considered without a portfolio.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in designing and prototyping for desktop and mobile applications, or rich web-based applications.
  • B.S./M.S. in Communication Design, Graphic Design, Information Design, Architecture, Industrial / Product Design, Interaction Design, Interactive or Multimedia Design, or related field.
  • Demonstrated understanding of visual design and UCD principles via a portfolio.
  • Demonstrated fluency with design tools such as Photoshop / Illustrator and other Adobe product suite.
  • Familiarity with Visio/OmniGraffle, Flash/Flex, Blend/WPF, HTML/CSS/JavaScript.

The Company

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

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