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Experienced Mobile Visual UI Designer

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New York, NY

Posted Mar 13, 2015 - Requisition No. 44996

The Role:

Bloomberg's User Experience group is expanding and looking for an experienced, innovative Visual UI Designer for Mobile. We are looking for a multi-disciplinary team player with extensive mobile platform experience. Working closely with our UX/IX designers, business analysts and development team, this individual will be designing our next generation of mobile apps across multiple platforms.

The candidate should have a proven track record in producing cutting edge visual design for mobile applications along with strong typographic skills. The individual in this role will be responsible for integrating and developing visual styles for complex design problems in the financial arena that involve large data sets and complicated workflows. The ideal candidate should have excellent problem-solving skills, understand constraints quickly, and be able to create intuitive, optimized, and brand-consistent mobile experiences for Bloomberg Professional service subscribers. In addition to visual design principles, the candidate should be familiar with UCD methodologies and design cycles, and usability best practices.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in designing and prototyping for mobile applications or mobile-web applications.
  • B.S./M.S. in Communication Design, Graphic Design, Information Design, Interaction Design, or related field.
  • Demonstrated intuitive and engaging UI design with simple clean style and a pixel-level attention to detail via a portfolio.
  • Demonstrated fluency with the Adobe Creative suite with a concentration on Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign.
  • Experience with HTML 5, CSS3, Xcode, HTML 5, and JavaScript is a plus.

Portfolio:

We are interested in reviewing your mobile portfolio for this position. Your portfolio should include but not limited to: process, sketching, ideation, concepts, moodboards, typography and layout, before and after aesthetics, variations in visual treatments to the same wireframe set. We are interested in work spanning from user interface design, i.e. websites and desktop applications, to any other creative designs that showcase your best work. Please focus on your *mobile* work. Please only show us your own work.

Please provide us with a link and include it in your application. If you need some other way of showing us your work (either by emailing it, bringing it in person, or through an online real-time screen-sharing session), please apply for the role, and we will contact you to make arrangements to view it.

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 315,000 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, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

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