Digital Designer

Chicago, IL
Contract - Remote / Full time

smartdept. inc. is searching for a Digital Designer for a technology client in Lincolnshire, IL. The ideal candidate will come with 1-3 years of experience in design. This is a fully-remote, contract position that is expected to last 6 months with the possibility of extension. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Design on-brand creative solutions for a variety of uses including; websites, blogs, social objects, product graphics, brand campaigns and more
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver designs that are creative, useful and in alignment with brand standards
  • Take ideas from concept to execution working with content experts, project managers, and agency partners to deliver effective user experiences
  • Use the latest software and applications to design and develop digital solutions
  • Participate in design discussions and give feedback during planning and strategy meetings.
  • Quickly translate ideas into sketches, wireframes, mockups, and interactive prototypes.
  • Test assets and optimize based on their performance.
  • Iterate new designs based on user feedback
  • Create digital assets (static, video, and HTML) for a range of platforms (social, display advertising, eCommerce, websites, mobile apps, etc.)
  • Create website assets from hero design to web animations
  • Research industry trends to present ideas and concepts for timely digital innovation

What You’ll Need:

  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe XD, Adobe InDesign and AEM Assets
  • Must have experience with HTML and CSS
  • Must have UI/UX knowledge
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment
  • Experience in the design thinking process
  • Photo and video editing expertise
  • Strong knowledge of current digital design best practices and web production techniques
  • Experience with user-centered design, rapid prototyping, and user testing
  • A good understanding of visual design principles
  • Experience creating digital assets for a variety of target audiences
  • Strong portfolio showing the breadth of digital design capabilities
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