Web Experience Designer

St. Louis, Chicago or Remote

Position Summary

As a web designer, you are responsible for conceptual exploration, establishing design direction and ensuring successful implementation of design solutions for assignments.

You will partner, internally, with UX/UI designers, strategy, content, developers, and account management to guide the creative execution of our work. Externally, you will participate in client communications and play a role in representing Brado’s point of view on marketing and communications initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Join discovery calls with current and potential clients when needed
  • Contribute to the creative vision for assignments and exhibit an in-depth knowledge of design principles
  • Create design comps to pixel-perfect accuracy via structured, well-organized digital files
  • Understand how information architecture and schematics translate into elegant interfaces
  • Understand the concepts of functionality and usability
  • Provide guidance and final artwork to both the design and development teams
  • Stay abreast of trends and technology and propose new tools and methods to the team that can aid in client deliverables
  • Demonstrate a growing ability to analyze problems, anticipate consequences, and eliminate obstacles to successfully complete assignments

Competencies

  • Initiative: You are curious and embrace continuous learning and application of new design trends and best practices for modern web design.
  • Attention to detail: You ensure flawless and functional design for every project.
  • Collaboration: You can work alongside developers to uphold the original design goals and provide direct feedback if changes are required to improve functionality. You value being a key member of an intelligent, multidisciplinary team.
  • Time management: You respect the assigned time parameters so as not to delay project goals.
  • Communication: You are concise and direct. You have strong presentation skills and can clearly communicate with team members and clients.

Required Qualifications

  • BFA or equivalent
  • 1 to 3+ years of experience in an interactive design related position
  • Experience building websites in a responsive framework
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong hands-on experience with industry tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Figma, Sketch, and InVision
  • Good design, color and typographic skills
  • Experience collaborating with a development team
  • Extremely strong attention to detail when it comes to both copy and design