Active Junky

Visual Designer (UI/UX)

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Date Posted: June 13th, 2014

Position Summary:

Active Junky, a leading online outdoor gear shopping community and media website is looking for a talented and passionate multifaceted designer. The ideal candidate has experience combining design theory with a data-driven, user-centered design process that includes consideration for new customer acquisition, sales conversion, content strategy and overall usability.

Duties Include:

• Create user-friendly, effective, and engaging visual concepts across multiple digital channels

• Support marketing efforts with promotional and advertising design including email marketing, social, display advertising, landing page development and more

• Support sales and efforts with mockups and other sales collateral development

• Present mockups and other design deliverables to the team, educating them on the design process and rationale behind concepts

• Generate and iterate concepts that fulfill project goals and requirements, articulating the trade-offs between concepts while making recommendations based on research and the team’s point of view

• Collaborate with management, sales, engineers, project managers, and clients to define the best ways to approach and solve a design problem

Ideal Skills:

• 3-5 years of digital design experience
• Proven ability to work within brand guidelines while still creating compelling visual ideas
• Strong communication and presentation skills, written and verbal
• A great attitude and a passion for digital design
• An obsession with detail
• Be well versed in standard UI practices, emerging ones, and ones you dream up in your own digital head
• Expertise in typography, layout, color, photo editing and image production

Bonus Skills:

• Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JS
• Bachelors in design or similar degree or demonstrated experience
• Prototyping skills for multiple devices

How to apply:

Please reply to with a resume, design portfolio and any applicable references. Be prepared to show how you've used design techniques to support thinking, design, and collaboration on complex projects. Visual appeal is very important, but we will also be interested in how your portfolio demonstrates your ability to solve problems using design.

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