Visual Designer

New York, New York   |   Full Time

At Verbal+Visual, we craft considered e-commerce experiences for thoughtful brands. Brands that put people and product over profit and pollution. Brands that boldly tell their story, build community, and empower artisans. Brands that believe in the power of the collective. Together, we make commerce that matters.

Verbal+Visual is seeking a Visual Designer. This is the entry-level position in our design vertical and ultimately comes down to a level of experience at intake. What’s important here is ambition and amelioration, therefore candidates for this position may join the team as anything from entry to mid-level designers. We are a small team so this label may feel blanketed, the point is that this is a position that fosters growth and upward development.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Understands how to pick up medium fidelity wireframes, understand and identify where to execute and the ability to identify when and where it is appropriate to deviate. 

  • Communicate and collaborate with CD, Design Leads, UX, Strategy, Dev. and your Producer in order to produce work that satisfies a clients goals and internal KPI’s (such as SOW and Project Plan expectations.)

  • You are responsible for showing up on time and consistently hitting deadlines. 

Experience Required

  • An understanding of the principles of responsive design for the web and the impact this has when generating digital solutions. Specifically we look for a designer who has a mobile-first approach, familiarity with accessibility principles and standards, and an ability to anticipate motion and interaction.

  • Comfortable designing in with the Sketch app, a familiarity with the Adobe Suite and some prior knowledge of prototyping tools such as Principle, Invision, Marvel and/or POP.

  • 1+ years of professional visual design experience (Ecommerce and/or Shopify experience preferred)

  • And above all else -- an excellent attitude, a desire to work collaboratively giving/receiving feedback, and a passion for visual design and communication! We are looking for someone with a level-head who is comfortable taking direction while remaining intellectually curious and always asking, why? 

  • Must live within commuting distance of Manhattan, New York.

Compensation & Benefits

This career is a full-time position. Full benefits are included

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