VisualVisual Designer Job Description Template

Visual design encompasses multiple disciplines and is employed on a wide range of projects. They create branding projects from the ground up, develop campaigns, lead a team of designers, provide quality art and creative direction, and design apps, websites, and onsite digital experiences.

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Visual design encompasses multiple disciplines and is employed on a wide range of projects. Visual designers must possess in-depth knowledge of typography, iconography, color, space, and texture. All pieces of this jigsaw puzzle must fall into place to create a compelling visual experience.

Visual designers create branding projects from the ground up, develop campaigns, lead a team of designers, provide quality art and creative direction, and design apps, websites, and onsite digital experiences.

Writing a good visual designer job description and ad requires understanding that design is subjective, so the focus needs to be on skills and requirements that are not and cannot be subjective. It is also vital to clearly outline the difference between visual design and other design disciplines in order to avoid applications from designers who don’t specialise in visual design.

Visual Designer Job Description And Ad Template

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Company Introduction

{{Write a short and catchy paragraph about your company. Make sure to provide information about the company’s culture, perks, and benefits. Include office hours, remote working possibilities, and anything else that makes your company interesting.}}

Job Description

In your role as a visual designer, your day-to-day tasks will consist of creating visually engaging, innovative and functional mobile and Web products. Your ability to bring your vision and concepts to life will not only be welcomed but celebrated.

One of the key aspects of your role is a thorough understanding of the right balance between business, design and our customers and serving our brand’s purpose, business missions and customer needs.

Responsibilities

As our visual designer, your responsibilities will include areas of design such as typography, iconography, color, space and texture. You will use your knowledge, expertise and skills in all these fields to help our users successfully navigate and become comfortable with our products.

More responsibilities in detail:

  • Present the user-interface visually so that information is easy to read, easy to understand and easy to find.
  • Prepare work by gathering information and materials.
  • Generate clear ideas, concepts and designs of creative assets from beginning to end.
  • Work collaboratively with other designers to ensure a consistent, integrated brand perception and user-experience.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team that includes engineers, product managers in order to create simple, easy-to-use software.
  • Translate client business requirements, user needs, technical requirements into designs that are visually enticing, easy to use, and emotionally engaging.
  • Staying in the loop and on top of the latest standards, changes, trends in visual design field.
  • Interpreting storyboards to tell visual stories that support learning.
  • {{Add other responsibilities here that are relevant}}

Requirements

  • A minimum of four years of professional experience in designing brand identities, grid systems, editorial layouts and applications for web, desktop and mobile.
  • The ability to refine other people’s ideas and come up with new ones to create a highly designed visual experience.
  • Well organized, responsible and dedicated, with the ability to work on multiple projects and deliver refined design in a short time.
  • Self-learning, able to learn new tools quickly and work in a fast evolving environment.
  • Proven ability delivering high quality designs to customers.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and Sketch.
  • Expert level skills in Photoshop, InvisionApp, UXPin and other relevant design tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience in the graphic design field.
  • {{List education level or certification you require}}
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