Overview

Web Designer

Location: Seattle, Washington

You have an eye for design and you love all things that contribute to amazing UI’s. You love to try new things and figure out how things work. Highly focused and determined, you’re a standout colleague looking for your next challenge in life. You are well respected by your peers and driven by making an impact with design. You love working on cool projects with the latest technologies. Motivated by innovation, you like to be challenged to design new UI solutions while pushing design boundaries.

We are looking for a front-end Web Designer – someone who has a design eye and isn’t afraid to dive into the HTML and CSS. This person should be fluent in a variety of front-end web and design languages – to become a core member of our team. The Web Designer will be a part of an agile development team, working on the design, development and deployment of web applications and emerging technologies. You will work collaboratively with UX designers, web developers, software engineers, domain experts, users, and executives – iterating on concepts that start and end with your clients.
If you strive to design and work on disruptive, breakthrough technology, at Palador you’ll have the opportunity to cultivate your skills, providing innovative solutions to marquee clients and have a blast doing it.

SUMMARY
Web Designers at Palador have dual responsibilities in design and page layout. The Web Designer is involved at all stages of the project, from developing and delivering prototypes at a variety of fidelities and identifying and refining design concepts through technical and creative insight, to helping to transfer code and ideas between design and engineering and finalizing styling on work done by the development team. Web Designers play a key role by prototyping new ways to meet and exceed customers’ needs. This role is both challenging and rewarding and provides an opportunity to further your career by enhancing your technical, functional and creative skills within our company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist in creating the vision for, and communicating, innovative solutions to a wide variety of user experience challenges including web and mobile platforms.
• Actively participate in concept development and design ideation as part of a small team, including storytelling through wireframes, storyboards, user flows and mockups.
• Rapidly build and iterate on polished, high fidelity prototypes that express design intent, using the best and most appropriate tools and techniques for the task.
• Partner with development teams to ensure that interactive techniques and technologies translate through to shipping products and services.
• Collaborate with a variety of people including software developers, project managers, business analysts, software architects and IT professionals to deliver creative customer solutions.
• Ensure that design supports the client’s goals and expectations while making the necessary adjustments to exceed these expectations.
• Effectively communicate, self-manage, and complete assigned projects and project deliverables in a timely manner.
• Learn from our amazing team of designer professionals!

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
• A passion and skill for creating beautiful, engaging, intuitive, efficient, highly usable user interfaces.
• Portfolio of work that demonstrates detailed attention to typography, color, imagery, motion, and graphic elements. Resumes submitted without a portfolio link will not be considered.
• Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS and principals of responsive design and modern software development workflow.
• Familiarity with usability, internationalization and accessibility standards; usability testing
• Experience with source control management systems and continuous integration/deployment environments.
• Internally motivated, able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment
• Proven communication skills with both internal team members and external business stakeholders.

PREFFERED REQUIREMENTS
• Completed a Bachelor’s degree in Design, UX, Interaction Design, Computer Science or a related area.
• Able to create complex interactive prototypes (in code) to express interactive design ideas based upon user and stakeholder input and feedback.
• Knowledge of modern front-end development tools such as
o Browser Debugging (e.g. Web Inspector, Firebug, WebDev Toolbar),
o Templating (e.g. Handlebars, Underscore templates), and
• Preference for experience with other modern tools like W3C DOM, Greensock Animation Package, Firebase, Cordova, Webpack, SASS, npm, and git.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

Palador is a professional services firm that partners with clients to achieve strategic business objectives by applying extensive experience and expertise in delivering integrated, customer-centric solutions. Palador is founded on principles of dedication, professionalism, and a commitment to excellence that translate into value to the customer on every engagement.
Our work is an extension of who we are, and our personality and enthusiasm are infused into everything we create. We value the relationship between employees, customers, and end-users. We believe that people are the greatest assets. At Palador, we seek individuals who embody our core values and want to contribute to a collaborative, energetic and prosperous workplace.

Our focus on finding the right fit, combined with proven methodologies and teamwork among deeply experienced project managers and developers, are evidenced in the organizations we have assisted with.

Contact Us To join Palador and be considered for a full-time Web Designer role.

Please email your résumé or profile to careers@Palador.com. You must submit a portfolio for consideration for this position.

Visit http://www.Palador.com/Careers to learn more about our culture, benefits, and career opportunities.

To apply for this job email your details to lotis@palador.com

About Palador

Palador is a professional services firm that partners with clients to achieve strategic business objectives by applying extensive experience and expertise in delivering integrated, customer-centric solutions. Palador is founded on principles of dedication, professionalism, and a commitment to excellence that translate into value to the customer on every engagement. As a Certified Microsoft Partner, we specialize in solutions based on Microsoft technologies.

Our work is an extension of who we are, and our personality and enthusiasm are infused into everything we create. We value the relationship between employees, customers, and end-users. We believe that people are the greatest assets. At Palador, we seek individuals who embody our core values and want to contribute to a collaborative, energetic and prosperous workplace.

Our focus on finding the right fit, combined with proven methodologies and teamwork among deeply experienced project managers and developers, are evidenced in the organizations we have assisted with.

Contact Us To join Palador and be considered for a future.