Company Description

Guidance, the leading customer centric commerce service provider, lauded by retailers and employees for more than 20 years as one of the best places to work in the United States, continues to add exceptional talent.

Job Description

As a Senior User Interface Designer, you will produce innovative, user-centered GUI designs through collaboration with front and back-end developers, user experience designers, content strategists and copywriters under the direction of a project manager. In addition, the Designer will be responsible for establishing visual strategy to improve conversion and adhere to best practices while honoring brand identity (color palette, fonts, photography, etc).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ideate and take ownership of visual strategy while incorporating the vision(s) of the Art and Creative Directors

Collaborate closely with User Experience Designers

Produce suites of high-quality, well-constructed UI Photoshop files in line with industry standards and best practice, with screens built out for mobile, tablet, and desktop

Work independently to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed processes, and accepted practices

Solve complex problems with innovative solutions that show an understanding of digital trends and emerging technologies

Find UI solutions that combine client requirements with user-centric best practices

Determine appropriate next steps after receiving direct client feedback

Provide deep UI expertise during internal and client meetings

Present design work to clients, both in-person and via teleconference

Articulate creative rationale to both clients and internal team members

Advocate for brand and identity standards

Provide quality assurance of creative deliverables

Conduct Visual Design/UI audits

Create style guides for both client and front-end developer use

Create vector elements and hi-res photographic assets

Provide design support for internal team on various initiatives

Qualifications

BA/BFA in Graphic Design, Interactive Design, or related field

7 years UI Design experience

Agency background

Strong portfolio of work

Deep expertise and skill in UI Design

Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills

Performs under pressure to meet deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude

Gracefully accepts constructive criticism and feedback

High personal standards for quality of work

Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Invision, and Keynote

Special consideration will be given to eCommerce experience

Additional Information

All applicants must be a strong fit with Guidance's core values:

  • Honesty, integrity, and fairness
  • Respect for individual ability, creativity, and diversity
  • Teamwork and open communication
  • Passion and commitment
  • Enjoyment of work and life

About Guidance

Guidance is a customer-centric commerce service provider dedicated to growth oriented mid-market and enterprise branded manufacturers and merchants in both B2C and B2B with industry leading practices in multichannel retail strategies, mobile, customer experience, innovative design, and complex system integration. Guidance delivers award winning e-commerce solutions using Magento, Demandware, Hybris, Insight, and Episerver.

Since 1993, national flagship retailers and consumer branded manufacturers have relied on Guidance's expertise to facilitate more than $5 billion in web, mobile and social commerce. Brands such as Foot Locker, Johnny Was, Robert Graham, TOMS Shoes, and others have engaged Guidance to build more than 300 world-class, omnichannel websites and apps that captivate, engage and encourage loyalty.

Learn more at http://www.guidance.com