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Senior Manager, Visual Design

About Our Firm:

Granite Solutions Groupe provides financial services decision makers with people and solutions that deliver. Our clients count on us to deliver the right talent at the right time to achieve critical business results. We leverage our industry knowledge and passion for client priorities to deliver human capital solutions.

GSG was founded in 1998 as a consulting firm delivering project management and technology solutions for the financial services industry. GSG now has a global presence, with team members deployed across the U.S. at Fortune 1000 companies and high-performing Fintech firms.

High-caliber consultants are the face of GSG at our client organizations and offices. We value the deep relationships we have with our consultants that enable us to place them in roles where their skills will have an immediate impact. The GSG consulting team is comprised of diverse, experienced, driven, and dynamic contributors who excel at getting things done.

About the Opportunity:

GSG is seeking a Visual Designer to join our dynamic team. A Visual Interaction Designer (VID) is responsible for shaping and improving the user experience through design and considering the effects of typography, space, layouts, color illustrations and photography on the usability of digital product. The VID combines a thorough knowledge of current design trends, and a working knowledge of front-end development to interfaces across a variety of digital products.

Responsibilities:

  • Create accessible interaction modules, screen layouts, style guides, pattern libraries, images, icons and other visual elements for approved and funded projects.
  • Applies and updates existing brand (visual and interaction) standards to accommodate new products and campaigns.
  • Presents and communicates design and design goals to teammates and partners.
  • Validates code is built as designed during projects (according to brand standards, style guides and pattern libraries).
  • Reviews artifacts and deliverables from peer designers to ensure they accurately represent the brand.
  • Collaboratively partner with UX peers (visual designers, content writers, accessibility consultants, researchers, prototypers, and strategists) to create world class customer experiences.
  • Formally observes user interviews and usability sessions.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of UX best practices, design thinking process and framework, and experience in workshop and co-creations.
  • Knowledge of website architecture, interactive design principles, web usability, and online marketing and business needs.
  • Experience with user-centered design from concept to delivery.
  • Experience/familiarity with CSS and responsive design.
  • Skilled with design /interaction / transition / motion design (portfolio required).
  • Experience creating style guides for development teams.
  • Experience working in a cross-channel environment, including desktop/laptop, mobile, devices and brick-and-mortar locations.
  • Experience collaborating with large teams.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of UX best practices.
  • Ability to problem-solve and work independently.
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree.

Employee Benefits:

GSG is excited to offer its consultants a robust option of benefits which include comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage. You will receive company-paid life insurance. In addition, we hope you will take advantage of eligible commuter benefits-like paying for work-related public transit and parking with pre-tax dollars. Save for your retirement with pre-tax contributions that go directly into your 401K. We also care about your pets with several options for pet insurance, discount card and prescriptions.

GSG’s Commitment to Diversity:

As a diverse-owned business, GSG is committed to creating a diverse workforce, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.