Job Position Available
Front-End / UI Designer

Position Full Time (preferred)
Category: Web Development
Department: Channel Partners
Travel: No
Min. Experience 3 Years
Date Posted Feb 04, 2013
OnSite Preferred

Job Description
Virtual Jackson Hole LLC, a Jackson, WY based media company, is seeking a talented UI designer to join our growing organization. We provide web design and development service for a number of channel partners in supporting their virtual presence, including government, business and entertainment companies.

This position is responsible for building elegant, intuitive web interfaces as a part of the design and development team working on numerous web and mobile platforms. Responsibilities will include leading UI projects, determining appropriate design solutions; prototyping layouts, and turning designs into standards-based XHTML/CSS/JS, while insuring that all UI work is produced to the highest standards.

As the UI Designer you will:
Create process flows, wireframes, prototypes, high fidelity mockups, and detailed UI and visual design specifications for web and mobile
Request and drive user research as needed; must be able to conduct research on your own or be able to lead a contractor to provide these services
Work closely with team members to help define business and feature requirements
Assess and optimize the performance of new and existing features by actively participating in usability testing and interpreting analytics data
Present design work to development team, external designers, and external partners for review and feedback
Contribute to user interface design and development best practices and standards
Partner with highly technical teams and handle multiple projects in an agile, fast-paced environment
Our small and agile development group is looking for the right team member who will thrive in an open and creative atmosphere, working with a team of extremely talented developers. We offer competitive pay and great benefits.
Candidate Must Demonstrate:
Visual design expertise; capacity for creating fun, highly usable designs and layouts
Strong practical knowledge of user-centered design methodologies and usability principles
Nimbleness; the ability to turn around rigorous wireframes and mockups quickly in an iterative environment; able to generate design ideas quickly (whiteboarding) with team members
Strong knowledge of JavaScript, implemented in a framework
Experience designing user experiences for desktop and mobile device
Mastery of XHTML/CSS/JS
A passion for clean, compliant, and semantic markup
Expert working knowledge of design tools and technology
Excellent knowledge of web technology and standards
An intimate understanding of performance, usability
The ability to integrate UI design skills with technical development
Knowledge of website layout and usability
Strong understanding of HTML5 and mobile-ready frameworks
A passion for color, typography, graphic design and illustration