Posted: Apr 19, 2021
What You Will Do
Help drive the future of User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design at one of the world's most prestigious and innovative multidisciplinary research institutions. Join the Communication Arts and Services (CEA-CAS) group of Visual Designers at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to communicate LANL's mission to internal and external audiences through the creation of intuitive and innovative web experiences.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements
? Thorough understanding of user-centered design and UX principles (information architecture, usability, prototyping, etc.) and the ability to conceptualize, design, and deliver best-in-class responsive web products across devices.
? Demonstrated ability to distill complex information and requirements into elegant and intuitive designs.
? Demonstrated knowledge of graphic design, branding, typography, iconography, illustration, animation, photo editing, data visualization, infographics, or interactive graphics.
? In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (we use Adobe XD for UI design), thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and working knowledge of other relevant design software (e.g., interactive, 3D modeling, animation, data visualization, etc.).
? In this role, you will need outstanding written and oral technical communication skills and the capacity to understand and interpret technical and scientific concepts.
? Collaboration is critical in this position, so you will need experience working as a productive member of an interdisciplinary team, including the demonstrated ability to develop solutions for a wide range of complex design problems while effectively networking with peers inside and outside the organization.
? In this role, you must have a demonstrated ability to analyze stakeholder and user needs and determine the structure, content, and format of communication products that best meet those needs.
? Project management, including establishing and maintaining budgets and schedules, is an important part of this position. To be successful, you need to have project management experience in guiding strategic, multi-faceted, and iterative projects with a collaborative mindset.
? This position requires a bachelor's degree in design, fine arts, or related field, and a minimum of four years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
? Experience creating or working within design systems, style guides, and/or component libraries for complex and multi-faceted web products.
? Cross-disciplinary skills, such as writing, editing, photography, and video production to create communication products and knowledge of branding, publication, print, or environmental design and production will be helpful in this position.
? Experience with design and strategy for social media content across a range of platforms.
Note to Applicants
? Applicants must submit an online portfolio of recent work for consideration.
? Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter addressing their qualifications and experience related to the requirements of the position.