Mitchell International, Inc.

  • User Experience Design: Visual Designer

    Job Location US-CA-San Diego | US-CA-Irvine
    Job ID
    19-8990
    Type
    Regular Hire
  • Company Overview

    Mitchell International, Inc. is a leading provider of information and workflow solutions to the Property & Casualty Claims Industry and their supply chain partners. We solve interesting and complex problems that directly affect the customers our clients serve. We are constantly adapting to stay on the forefront of emerging technologies and we work diligently to maintain our position as a thought leader within our industry.

    Job Description

    Visual designers on our team are responsible for balancing usability with desirability—using color, style, type, icons, information design, and visual hierarchy to clarify data, highlight relationships, imply behavior, and convey the essence of our brand.  Visual Designers are responsible for strategizing visual brand language, leading design projects, understanding our stakeholder’s needs and our client’s goals, and translating them into unique creative solutions.


    We are on a quest for a Visual Designer, perhaps you, who can take an active, hands-on role in leading ideation and providing art direction to other designers.  To be successful, you will need to use leadership skills to drive to the best outcome, resulting in others learning from you, and inspiring others to want to work with you.  You will need to combine the courage of your convictions with the willingness to ask for help, follow direction, and exchange constructive critique with peers.  On a daily basis you will:

    • Conceptualize brand-consistent, easy-to-use, desirable and meaningful visual design solutions that elicit positive emotional responses to elate our customers.
    • Produce visual assets and design artifacts including mock-ups, color palettes, wireframes, flow diagrams, iconography, application skins, and other graphical elements.
    • Create engaging presentations for business and technical audiences that effectively articulate design concepts and solutions that best meet project goals.
    • Collaborate closely with our Marketing Leaders, Interaction Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to balance design simplicity, business requirements, user needs, and technical realities.
    • Leverage industry best practices and design standards to define and implement appropriately detailed Magnetic Designs and design specifications that succinctly convey essential concepts.
    • Develop project plans and coordinate schedules to establish appropriate goals, milestones and deadlines.

    Qualifications

     

    • 2+ years of professional experience with proven leadership in product branding and visual design.
    • BA/BS in Visual Design, Graphic Design, Interactive Media, HCI, CogSci, or related field.
    • Demonstrated success leading teams and strategically partnering with cross-functional stakeholders.
    • Proven ability to lead the presentation of conceptual ideas and design rationale to present ideas.
    • Expertise with typography, application of color theory, and image production for color and performance.
    • Thorough understanding of interface, interaction design and usability theory for software applications.
    • Good understanding of design systems and best practices scalability.
    • Intense self-motivation to prioritize and manage work load and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
    • Mastery of industry tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and Axure.
    • Visual specification and delivery tools such as Zeplin and IconMoon.
    • Web accessibility compliance experience, skills and tools.
    • Web design skills including CSS and XHTML/HTML5 are highly desirable.
    • A lifelong love of collaboration and learning.
    • A fearless and positive attitude.

    A Portfolio

    A portfolio of representative work is essential. Your visual design portfolio must:

    • Passionately show a deep appreciation for simple, sleek screen-based interfaces. 
    • Demonstrate mastery of clean, intuitive layouts and a knack for purposeful color.
    • Exhibit stylistic breadth and attention to detail.
    • Balance beauty, innovation and usability.





    Mitchell International, an equal opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.  Mitchell will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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