Senior Visual (UI) Designer

Brooklyn, NY Full-time

As a Senior Visual Designer at Big Spaceship you will work within a multidisciplinary, collaborative design team bringing to life products, platforms and services that deliver maximum value to our clients and their customers.

The ideal candidate has the ability to lead and build user-centered design systems for large-scale responsive web and native mobile applications. This role requires strong collaboration and a passion for creating meaningful experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and execute a responsive, mobile-first, large-scale platform build.
  • Evolve established design systems and adhere to style guidelines using pattern libraries and modular components.
  • Participate in collaborative brainstorms, sketch sessions, design reviews, and other idea-generating design activities.
  • Collaborate with UX designers to build thoughtful interactive interfaces that are development-ready.
  • Adapt to changing business demands and constraints.
  • Work with internal and client-side development teams, prepare design assets, and annotate designs for hand-off.
  • Clearly and confidently present work while providing rationale for decisions made.
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate with other disciplines.
  • Contribute to pitches and business development efforts.
  • Take part in recruitment of new talent by participating in screenings, interviews and reviews of portfolios and resumes.
  • Be a team player and a positive addition to your working team and our company culture.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent education and 5+ years of practical experience.
  • A portfolio of work that contains examples of UX and visual design for responsive web design systems and native mobile applications.
  • Strong visual design foundation in composition, typography, iconography, and branding
  • Understanding of responsive web techniques, iOS and Android design patterns and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of accessibility, design/UX trends and best practices.
  • Proficiency in Sketch and ability to prototype with InVision.
  • Basic front-end web development knowledge is prefered.
  • Micro-interaction animation skills in Principle, Keynote and/or After Effects is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to present work, as well as give and receive feedback in a constructive and collaborative manner.

Perks

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance options
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401k plan w/ company match
  • Healthy Breakfast Mondays & Bagel Fridays
  • Dog-friendly workspace