Senior UX/UI Designer

Teal Media is seeking a Senior UX/UI Designer for a contract or full-time position. You will craft the overall visual experience of web-based projects for high profile social impact clients. You will produce visually-engaging design deliverables to fulfill the creative vision for a project under the direction of the Lead Strategist, Creative Director, and/or Art Director. Depending on the project, design deliverables will include sitemaps, wireframes, full-fidelity visual comps, UI component libraries, custom graphics (static and animated), and more.

  • Ideal Location: Detroit
  • Salary Range: $65K-$75K (pending level of experience)
  • Benefits: Health insurance, employer matching 401K plan, continuing education/annual conference stipend, professional development coaching, and flexibility to work anywhere in the world for up to one month per year
  • To Apply: Send a note of interest and a link to your online portfolio (required) to hello@tealmedia.comĀ 

What You’ll Do

  • Serve as the lead designer on web-based projects
  • Collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize with project team members and clients
  • Review creative briefs and project requirements with Art Director to ensure a thorough and complete understanding of assigned projects and tasks
  • Produce design deliverables (sitemaps, wireframes, full-fidelity visual comps, UI component libraries, custom graphics (static and animated), etc.) as specified by the project
  • Regularly consult assigned Art Director on design deliverables to ensure designs meet project requirements before sharing with the Creative Director and/or Strategist
  • Conduct quality assurance, testing, and proofing on project deliverables
  • Produce task/project documentation as requested by Art Director
  • Assist with discovery and client/user research on select projects
  • Prepare and present concepts/work to client
  • Manage and coordinate tasks and communicate with clients as necessary
  • Gather and implement feedback
  • Document design decisions and formulate development specifications
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external project team members
  • Conduct quality assurance, testing, and proofing on project deliverables
  • Train/educate clients as needed

Ideal Candidates Will Have

  • An impressive online portfolio. This will be the most important factor as we evaluate candidates
  • 3-5+ years of experience in UX/UI design
  • Expert understanding of UX best practices and design principles
  • Expert-level knowledge of design and business software (Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Microsoft Products, Google Apps, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of the website design and development process, including working knowledge of: HTML/CSS, taxonomies and content types, open source CMS platforms (WordPress, Drupal), mobile responsive design, accessibility standards, privacy/security standards
  • Self-starter, independent thinker, highly responsible
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Thrives working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strict attention to detail and adherence to project deadlines

To apply, please send a note of interest and a link to your online portfolio (required) to hello@tealmedia.com