Visual Designerjob details:+ location:Falmouth, ME+ salary:$45 - $60 per hour+ date posted:Friday, September 11, 2020+ job type:Contract+ industry:Finance and Insurance+ reference:798525job descriptionVisual Designerjob summary:Looking for a Visual Designer for a six month contract with probable extensions. Contractor can work from home but must work on east coast time.The Online Channel is one of our customers key distribution channels, providing customers with the ability to seek financial information, perform account transactions and acquire products. It is accountable for the online channel strategy, customer experience and distribution of products and services across businesses. The channel aims to deliver exceptional, seamless and effortless experiences for customers and clients who manage their finances online.The Senior Visual Designer is part of the Online Channel's Strategy and Digital Customer Experience group, which is responsible for ensuring a consistent and compelling customer experience through the company's public and transactional online properties. The group works with Marketing, lines of business and other teams both inside and outside the Online Channel to identify and develop business opportunities online. As the group operates in the ever-changing interactive space and the extremely competitive financial industry, the work environment is fast-paced and challenging.Primary ResponsibilitiesReporting directly to Manager, Digital Customer Experience, the Senior Visual Designer is responsible for executing creative concepts for the Online Channel in collaboration with copywriters, content strategists, interaction designers, developers and other visual designers. The Senior Visual Designer contributes to the development of visual and interactive designs for user interfaces of company websites and related interactive applications, and implements designs developed by other staff as assigned. This person should be passionate about design and enthusiastic about solving challenges with the creative team, as well as eager to grow and learn their craft.location: Falmouth, Mainejob type: Contractsalary: $45 - 60 per hourwork hours: 9am to 5pmeducation: No Degree Requiredresponsibilities:Key Accountabilities- Contributes to visualizing, designing and conceptualizing user experiences- Applies design principles to color, typography, layout and image choices appropriately to create visual solutions that meet business and user needs- Executes concepts under the oversight of a Lead or Manager-level Designer and creates visual artwork deliverables from wireframes and specs- Understands and applies Online Standards and brand guidelines to visual design collateral- Assists in developing and documenting style through the creation of style guides and delivery mock-ups- Understands how front-end technologies (HTML, CSS) impact design decisions- Assists with presenting design concepts and direction to the client- Provides quality assurance of creative deliverables- Contributes to the development of the design team's culture and quality standards- Delegates, on occasion, some responsibilities to other designers and oversees junior designers where neededqualifications:Qualifications- 5+ years of industry experience- Strong design portfolio with relevant education- Proficient knowledge of applicable programs (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator)- Ability to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure, with careful attention to detail- Good working knowledge of front-end technologies (HTML, CSS)- Good understanding of interaction design practices and principles and content strategy- Understanding of motion design and the strengths and limitations of emerging technologies- Passion for design and enthusiasm for collaboration with other creatives- Self-motivated, organized and accountable- Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively- Excellent written and verbal communications skills; ability to articulate concepts and rationale to team membersMUST HAVE:1.) UX experience2.) Visual exp - creative3.) Adobe SuiteNICE TO HAVEFinancial Industryskills:Skills needed for submittalsHas this candidate worked as a former client Contractor via SOW? Yes or noHas your candidate worked at our client as a Full Time employee? Yes or noExperience with Lean UX concepts and practices- yearsStrong Adobe Suite skills- yearsVisual Design experience-yearsA degree in design or a design-related discipline (visual design, graphic design)- Yes or noExp. working in the financial industry -Yes or noLink to porfolio-Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.