Freelance Information Architect – User Experience Designer

POSITION: Freelance Information Architect – User Experience Designer

COMPANY: Spark DSG

LOCATION: Doylestown PA

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Working knowledge of Axure for wireframing & prototyping
  • Understanding of usability principles, web design best practices and interaction design trends
  • A passion for all things interactive
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and highly organized
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to create clean and clear documentation
  • Positive, honest and earnest
  • Most provide your own hardware (laptop) and software
  • Ability to work on-site at the Spark office when needed

DUTIES: Spark is looking for a freelance Information Architect to assist on a website redesign project. The project includes re-organizing content into a new and improved taxonomy, as well as, designing new responsive page templates for the site. The Information Architect will work closely with the UX Director and creative team to translate business goals and consumer requirements into a compelling user experience. The effort is approximately 20-30 hours a week for 4 weeks.

As a freelance information architect, you will:

  • Create information architecture and interface design documentation such as sitemaps and work flows, taxonomies, wireframes, and functional requirements
  • Ensure site content is presented in a coherent, organized, and usable fashion.
  • Develop architectures and interaction methods that contribute to a positive, interesting, and productive user experience.
  • Design a responsive experience with documentation illustrating variations at the following breakpoint widths: Desktop, 768px, 320px

COMPENSATION: $25-$55 per hour, dependent on experience.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested, please email Mindy Cady, cadym@sparkdsg.com. Portfolio / examples of wireframing work are required.

Mobile App – UX – Visual – Graphic Designer

Responsibilities:
The Verizon Wireless Product Development group is looking for a talented UX Designer to join our team. You would be involved in design innovative strategies for Smart TV, mobile and tablet devices. Working with multiple groups to develop complex digital products will require Out-of- the box thinking, a collaborative nature, and ability to challenge the status quo while achieving the goal.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating high quality concept screens, graphics, wireframes, comps and icons.
  • Translating concepts and ideas into wireframes, workflow diagrams, customer journey maps and visual designs using CS6.
  • Distilling down into design requirements
  • Creating high-end images with Adobe Illustrator
  • Effectively communicating user experience and design directions
  • Creating high-end presentation video production using Adobe After Effects – helpful
  • Creating Web design using HTML 5 and Dreamweaver CS6 – helpful

The right person for this job lives and breathes mobile experiences and has an amazing grasp on market trends and a vision for what this space could be 2-5 years into the future. That person will bring design thinking to projects and act as a voice of UX innovation in the product development process; being passionate about mobile products and technology.

Qualifications:
Required Qualification: Education: Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, Information Design, Visual Design or related field;

Experience:

  • Hopefully, 5+ years experience as a UX Designer, Interaction Designer and computer graphic designer
  • Recently graduated candidates will also be considered depending on their academic excellence.
  • A portfolio is a must – Please add your link or pdf of portfolio in the resume.

Qualified Candidates Contact:
Yujie Zhu
UX Designer at AgreeYa Solutions
Project-Term CG Generalist at A Maniacal Game
Digital Media M.S. Alumni, Drexel University

Graphics Design and Interactive Digital Manager

A Graphics Design and Interactive Digital Manager possessing approximately one to five years of combined education and work experiences to coordinate deliverables for multiple Global Customer Leadership Programs and related initiatives. This contracted position through World Sales Solutions, LLC (WSS) is based in SAP America’s headquarters office in Newtown Square, PA. The role for this position is one of influence and not with direct reports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Graphics Design – Work with the WSS team and customers to deliver multiple SAP global initiatives which address a variety of industries, solutions, and services.

  • Ability to conceptualize, design and produce visual communication for web sites, collaborative platforms and related information systems.
  • Skills which may include one or more of the following: Photoshop, Illustrator or their equivalent with the ability to learn more on the job.
  • Video editing a plus but can be taught at a basic level for occasional requirements.

2. Interactive Digital Media – Skills, education, experiences with HTML5 and the ability to learn about other emerging digital technologies with training, self-tutorials, and team support that bring front-end and back-end interactive content to life.

  • Background and portfolio includes a proficiency and career passion for elements of the following: interface design, programming, user experience development, quality assurance and testing

3. Program Manager – Work with the project leader(s) to deliver multiple SAP global initiatives which address a variety of industries, solutions, and services. Work with a SAP enterprise social collaboration platform, SAP Jam (which will be learned on the job) and support various priorities and best practices related to internal or external customer requirements.

Job Requirements

  • Strong verbal, written, and time management skills
  • Ability to project, manage, and deliver in a rapidly changing business environment
  • Social Business technology skills and interest to learn more
  • Interest in working in an entrepreneurial and big business environment
  • Team player with a willingness to grow and strive for excellence

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Education & Experience

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Graphics Design with a major or minor in Interactive Digital Media.
  • Career passion for applying creative skills with colleagues in marketing, communications, and/or related fields (i.e. international business, entrepreneurship, information technology)
  • Introductory knowledge of business processes a plus
  • Skills in Photoshop, Illustrator or their equivalent as well as HTML5 with the ability to learn more on the job around emerging digital technologies

Soft Skills

  • Ability to quickly assimilate complex ideas and detailed information into written, spoken and visual communications
  • Ability to consistently deliver results in a high-energy environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Leadership and/or volunteer activities (i.e. Community Service) a plus

Qualified Candidates Contact:
Rich Blumberg
President World Sales Solutions, LLC+ 1 610.745.4514
rblumberg@WorldSalesSolutions.com
www.WorldSalesSolutions.com