4231 - Visual Designer
Compa Industries Los Alamos, NM
- Expired: April 06, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
What You Will Do
Help drive the future of User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design at one of the
world's most prestigious and innovative multidisciplinary research institutions. Join the
Communication Arts and Services (CEA-CAS) group of Visual Designers at Los Alamos
National Laboratory (LANL) to communicate LANL's mission to internal and external audiences
through the creation of intuitive and innovative web experiences.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements
Thorough understanding of user-centered design and UX principles (information
architecture, usability, prototyping, etc.) and the ability to conceptualize, design, and
deliver best-in-class responsive web products across devices.
Demonstrated ability to distill complex information and requirements into elegant and
Demonstrated knowledge of graphic design, branding, typography, iconography,
illustration, animation, photo editing, data visualization, infographics, or interactive
ability to deliver production-ready UI designs.
In-depth knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (we use Adobe XD for UI design), thorough
knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and working knowledge of other relevant design
software (e.g., interactive, 3D modeling, animation, data visualization, etc.).
In this role, you will need outstanding written and oral technical communication skills and
the capacity to understand and interpret technical and scientific concepts.
Collaboration is critical in this position, so you will need experience working as a
productive member of an interdisciplinary team, including the demonstrated ability to
develop solutions for a wide range of complex design problems while effectively
networking with peers inside and outside the organization.
In this role, you must have a demonstrated ability to analyze stakeholder and user needs
and determine the structure, content, and format of communication products that best
meet those needs.
Project management, including establishing and maintaining budgets and schedules, is
an important part of this position. To be successful, you need to have project
management experience in guiding strategic, multi-faceted, and iterative projects with a
This position requires a bachelor's degree in design, fine arts, or related field, and a
minimum of four years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and
Experience creating or working within design systems, style guides, and/or component
libraries for complex and multi-faceted web products.
Cross-disciplinary skills, such as writing, editing, photography, and video production to
create communication products and knowledge of branding, publication, print, or
environmental design and production will be helpful in this position.
Experience with design and strategy for social media content across a range of
Note to Applicants
Applicants must submit an online portfolio of recent work for consideration.
Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter addressing their qualifications and
experience related to the requirements of the position.
COMPA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status.
COMPA's policy could disqualify an applicant who has certain criminal history from employment in particular positions.
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