Job Description :
Web Designer
Richmond, VA 23219
3 Months
Individual Portal Web/UX Designer (short term 60-90 day assignment expected)

Job Description:
This is replacing 581899. if your candidate interviewed or resume was forwarded in past with no interest please do not submit again. If you are unsure - email me.
Looking for new resumes (prefer local to Richmond) with the below qualifications and an awesome portfolio.
From the mgr: Since this is such a compressed timeline and we''re looking for this role to help teach/coach/inform our internal teams we were expecting the person to be on-site 100% of the time.
It''s definitely possible to have an occasional telework day, but the more the person will be in meetings and face to face, the better.
Virginia Tax is looking for a seasoned user experience web designer with extensive knowledge of external consumer facing websites and applications. You will act as a creative liaison to support our web portal project. You will design and enhance our customers’ user experience and productivity by collaborating with Virginia Tax teams to generate new ideas, concepts, and functionality for the project.

Important info to share about the IDEAL CANDIDATE:
Someone with UX/UI and research experience; their portfolio should demonstrate fresher/current design work. Make sure to include the link to their portfolio on the resume (under the name is preferred Mgrs will want to review work samples before they set up an interview with your candidate.

Responsibilities:
Provide expert proficiency, knowledge, and experience to web design and user experience by:
Analyzing and reviewing current prototypes/wireframes.
Providing recommendations and solutions to ensure web and user experience best practices and standards,
Creating new designs, concepts, mockups, and wireframes.
Defining, developing, planning, and outlining design solutions with multiple teams within Virginia Tax.

Requirements:
3-5 years professional experience in web, mobile, and application design
Proven history of designing responsive page layouts and interfaces
Superior knowledge in the principles of branding and design strategies
Strong understanding of good usability as it pertains to digital experiences
Demonstrated expert knowledge of web accessibility standards (508/WCAG compliance)
Willingness to mentor, coach, and advise in-house team and provide knowledge transfer including documentation
Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with designers, developers, functional architects, and communications teams
Demonstrated ability to effectively present and communicate ideas and creative vision
Ability to work well under pressure and time constraints
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
Experience with MacOS and Windows 7-10
Experience with Axure or other similar wireframing, rapid prototyping software tools

Preferred Requirements:
Experience with key industries such as financial, utility experience.
Preferred Angular 6 or complex web development
Experience with deployment plans and schedules
Some experience with front end coding, such as HTML, CSS, Java, etc.

Required Skills:
3-5 years professional experience in web, mobile, and application design – Required 5 Years
Proven history of designing responsive page layouts and interfaces – Required 5 Years
Superior knowledge in the principles of branding and design strategies – Required 5 Years
Strong understanding of good usability as it pertains to digital experiences – Required 5 Years
Demonstrated expert knowledge of web accessibility standards (508/WCAG compliance) – Required 5 Years
Willingness to mentor, coach, and advise in-house team and provide knowledge transfer including documentation – Required 5 Years
Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with designers, developers, functional architects, and communications teams – Required 5 Years
Demonstrated ability to effectively present and communicate ideas and creative vision – Required 5 Years
Ability to work well under pressure and time constraints – Required 5 Years
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite – Required 5 Years
Experience with MacOS and Windows 7-10 – Required 5 Years
Experience with Axure or other similar wireframing, rapid prototyping software tools; looking for fresh innovative UX/UI experience – Required 5 Years
Experience with key industries such as financial, utility experience. - Nice to have
Preferred Angular 6 or complex web development, - Nice to have
Experience with deployment plans and schedules - Nice to have
Some experience with front end coding, such as HTML, CSS, Java, etc. - Nice to have