Friday, October 16, 2009

JOB ALERT: Graphic Designer w/ 3D Experience - Compri Consulting

Untitled-1 Position Synopsis: Preferred Qualifications

· 5+ years of experience designing Web sites and multimedia content.

· Solid understanding of typography, color, composition, hierarchy and user interface trends.

· Experience working with Web templates, style-guides, and corporate identity standards to ensure consistent messaging.

· Solid understanding of how Web graphics must be prepared and optimized for HTML development.

· Working knowledge of Flash ActionScript, HTML/XHTML, and CSS.

· Experience working with 3D illustration software.

· Working knowledge of PowerPoint and other MS Office applications.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Technical Communications Office is seeking a Graphic Designer to work in its Graphic Design/Multimedia section. Under minimal guidance, the position works on design and production of communication products, with an emphasis on electronic media. The Graphic Designer will analyze customer requirements and propose innovative solutions based on sound design principles and corporate branding standards.

Job Duties

· Create engaging and high-quality designs for Web sites. Projects may include designing home pages, Web application interfaces, landing pages, email headers, and feature graphics. Web site designs must follow established Web technical and graphic standards. But provide opportunities to create unique new designs and templates.

· Update and create new graphics for existing Web sites. Prepare graphics to hand off to HTML developers who will code the site.

· Create engaging multimedia presentations such as Flash movies, tradeshow exhibits, DVD authoring, and online training elements

· Provide design leadership and innovative solutions for electronic media.

· Collaborate with other designers, communicators, and Web developers..

· Provide strong customer relations and project management skills.

· Self-manage schedules and tasks. Balance multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines. Track and bill time to clients.

Minimum Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in graphic design, visual arts, or other related discipline, or equivalent relevant experience. Five years of relevant experience in a scientific or technical information environment.

· Demonstrated skills and experience with Adobe Creative Suite 4 design tools on a Macintosh computer platform. Specifically; Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, After Effects, and InDesign.

· Exceptional understanding of fundamental Web site best practices, standards, usability, accessibility-compliant design, cross-browser compatibility and user interface design.