Job: 1334003 Job Description: Icon Designer Apex Systems is a global IT services provider and our staffing practice has an opening for an Icon Designer with icon creation experience, proficiency with Figma and a passion for solving complex design and design system problems to place at our client, a multinational technology corporation. Client: Multinational technology corporation Terms: Contract. Strong possibility of extension. Location: 100% Remote Application Process: It is best to apply via the medium on which you are seeing this posting. If you encounter technical difficulties submitting your resume, please send a Word version of your resume to Ty Kurucz at tkuruczapexsystems.com Please reference Request ID: 1334003 – Product Designer. Job Description: This opportunity is for our client’s design and research team, working on the forefront of new experiences for customers in search, maps, advertising, and news. The team collaborates in a customer-driven environment where decisions are grounded in responsible design, creating experiences that make the web a better place for every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. If you’re passionate about technology, have a knack for creative ideas, and lead with a growth mindset, we want to hear from you. The Role We are looking for an Icon Designer to help our client bring projects to life. They apply depth of talent in art and creative direction, visual design, and motion design to deliver the highest quality customer experiences through creativity, empathy, innovation, and vision. You should be a great communicator, have attention to detail, be confidently creative and efficient with workflows to drive for results. This is a friendly, fast paced collaborative team environment – you need to be able to adapt quickly to shifting priorities from multiple design and partner teams and help the team do the same. Responsibilities: Create quick prototypes to illustrate concepts and metaphors that further conversation and exploration for new product experiences Comfortable taking ambiguous metaphors and creating icons Can present work to PM/Dev and design Partner with product, content, and motion designers to create beautiful and inclusive expressive content that delights and engages our customers Collaborate with art directors, producers, and strategists to ensure creative, logistical, and strategic goals are attained Develop style guidelines, specs, patterns, or other deliverables to document the essential elements of a design solution for development or future use With an obsessive eye for detail, to ensure quality fit and finish for product releases Requirements: 5 years of technical icon design and system experience Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, Figma (preferred) and/or Sketch Passionate about solving complex problems and exploring new technologies related to design and design systems Understand, experiment and design for emerging technologies to create tangible solutions to meet customer needs Understands how various frameworks and technologies intersect with design Experience in planning and delivering work independently in a collaborative, multi-discipline team Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Industrial Design, or equivalent experience Customer-centric mindset Contagious passion and enthusiasm for facilitating great design work Outstanding partnering and collaboration skills, system level thinking, enabling and leveraging organizational assets The ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment via exceptional time management skills is critical Nice to Haves: Experience with brand and marketing communication design, motion design, typographic design and illustration Experience designing for marketing upsell or e-commerce promotional experiences Portfolio to show variety of icon styles, expressive 3D icons examples Other: Link to portfolio (included in resume) required Typical task breakdown and operating rhythm: 10% Meetings 60% focused on icons, iteration production, exporting assets and organizing icon library 10% testing tools and testing icons 20% heads down individual work Interview Process: Interviews will take place the week of March 13th and 20th. The interview(s) will focus on a portfolio walk through. EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservicesapexsystems.com or 844-463-6178. Employee Type: Contract Location: Vancouver, BC, CA Job Type: Applications and Data Management Date Posted: March 12, 2023 %12370545% %%arts%%
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