Senior Designer

Job Posted August 21, 2018 View all careers

EKR is seeking a Senior Designer. Side by side with the design team, you will be placed in a position allowing for effective collaboration, learning and creativity. Working alongside a web and software development team, you will see your designs come to life and move into the marketing world. You will take on design tasks across multiple projects associating with many clients, keeping the work diverse and engaging. Your primary focus will be to transform ideas into well-structured, engaging and effective user experiences. Interactive websites and engaging brands are at the forefront of these designs. If you are the right fit for this team, you enjoy developing brands, visuals, wireframes, sitemaps, user interface designs and solving complex problems for clients. You also enjoy new challenges and are ready to share your talents in a highly creative and collaborative environment. You will be expected to meet these challenges with energy and dedication since at EKR you will be part of designing brands that are recognized throughout the world.

Job Requirements
  • Encourages a culture of user-centered design and creative collaboration
  • Communicates visually through digital assets such as drawings, infographics, wireframes, interfaces, flow charts, brands, etc.
  • Works closely with product managers, marketing managers and other stakeholders to understand product vision and customer needs
  • Transforms ideas into well-structured, efficient user experiences
  • Continually tailors experiences to fit the requirements and expectations of the modern user and the companies target audience
  • Develops the full stack of UX deliverables, including brand identities, storyboards, infographics, interactive design, UI design and other visuals and experiences
  • Creates and develops interaction design specification documents, including conceptual models, wireframes, page schematics, mockups and prototypes
  • Assist in implementation of digital marketing to provide optimization of existing application and encourage user interaction
  • Participates in all phases of the Agile design process
  • Participates in developing creative solutions for data presentation, visualization and interaction
  • Responsible for multiple tasks, projects and clients, having the ability to work with a team for productivity and fulfillment
  • Performs task-level work that is varied and requires some complex design competencies
  • Manages initiatives with limited supervision and possesses good decision-making skills
  • Presents designs to clients in an engaging, persuasive and professional manner
  • Views problems from a holistic viewpoint and accurately pinpoints their root cause
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with clients, end-users, developers and others throughout the design process
  • Explores and understands customer needs, problems and potential design constraints
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in design, UI or a related field
  • 3–5+ years of professional experience
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering highly polished designs under tight time constraints
  • Proven observational and listening skills; ability to recognize user experience needs and convert into product design
  • Proven experience working in teams across organizations leading to effective resolution of problems
  • Working knowledge of Adobe CC, namely, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Understanding of limitations and opportunity of web design and development
  • Working knowledge and application of 2–4 of the following competencies:
    • Identity Design
    • Interaction Design
    • User Interface Design
    • User Experience Design
  • Creativity, originality or ingenuity is required
  • Exceptional ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Exceptional ability to resolve conflict and disparate opinions
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Digital portfolio samples