Job Description :
Job Role: Visual Designer/Interaction Designer
Location: Southfield, MI / Waltham, MA
Duration: 6+ Months

Preferred Experience and Skills
Minimum 2 years’ experience designing for Web, applications and mobile following user-centered design principles. Undergraduate or graduate degree in Web design, interaction design, multimedia, visual design, design or related field.
Working knowledge of (X) HTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and W3C Web Standards.
Ability to work collaboratively with team and internal clients.
Ability to work quickly under pressure, meet deadlines and proficiency with time management.
High energy and positive attitude with interest in learning new technology and skills.
Ability to work with developers to make design concepts a reality.
Strong communication skills.
Proficient with graphic design tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite.
A general understanding of user-centered design methodology and human factors principles. In partnership with user experience designers, design concepts for the information architecture, navigation, page layout, information displays and interactional components of Web sites and mobile applications.
Experience developing and testing across multiple browsers and platforms and using browser-specific development tools (ex: Firefox/Firebug, IE/Web Developer Tools, etc.
Exposure to and general understanding of information architecture tools such as Visio, Axure and iRise a plus.
Knowledge and understanding of accessibility principles and techniques desired, experience developing accessible user interfaces a plus.
Knowledge of video, motion graphics, HTML5 Canvas and photography a plus.
Experience working within Agile a plus.
Agency experience is a plus.