Experienced Visual UI Designer
New York, NY
Posted Mar 13, 2015 - Requisition No. 44997
Bloomberg's User Experience group is expanding and looking for an experienced, innovative Visual UI Designer to work on our desktop UI. We are looking for a team player who can participate in both granular design work and contribute to the strategic visual design direction for current and future Bloomberg products.
The candidate should have a proven track record in producing exciting, innovative visuals for modern desktop software applications and web based products. The Designer will collaborate closely with a multi-disciplinary team of interaction designers, prototypers, product owners, and developers. The individual in this role will be responsible for iterating out-of-the-box solutions and solving 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, pixel precision, and excellent typographic skills. 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, or related field is strongly preferred.
- 5+ years of experience in designing and prototyping for desktop applications, or rich web-based applications
- B.S./M.S. in Communication Design, Graphic Design, Information Design, Interaction Design, Interactive or Multimedia Design, or related field
- Demonstrated understanding of visual design and UCD principles via a portfolio
- Demonstrated fluency with the Adobe Creative suite with a concentration on Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign
We are interested in reviewing your 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 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'll contact you to make arrangements to view it.
Please do not, without proper consent, share or disclose to Bloomberg any confidential or proprietary information that you may have obtained in connection with employment with any other employer, or which may be considered the Work Product of any another individual or entity.
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