Designer at The Debt Collective
Position Title: Designer
Position Type: Independent Contractor, no benefits provided
Project: Web Design for a number of Debt Collective web assets
Start Date: ASAP (Early June 2020)
Duration: ~12 weeks, possibly longer
Hours: 15-20 hrs/week, remote, flexible working hours
Born out of Occupy Wall Street,the Debt Collective is an organization committed to a radical restructuring of the current economic system, promoting analysis and education about the coercive role of debt in capitalist society, and providing tools to assist people in resisting unjust debts.
In the first stage of this project the Web Designer would interface with management and key stakeholders to create mockups that will be used to both renovate existing Debt Collective web assets and develop new ones. The second stage of this project will requite the Web Designer to collaborate and closely work with our internal team of back-end and engineers and our front end developer.
Areas of Responsibility & Expectations
(1) Develop mockups / designs for a Refresh of various web assets.
Ability to turn stakeholder needs and information gleaned from meetings into deliverable mockups Create mockups of innovative, eye-catching design concepts for testing and review Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
(2) Work closely with Front End and Back End developers to bring the designs to fruition.
Work alongside back-end developers and web designers to produce robust modules and templates
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Excellent communication and time management skills Demonstrated ability in careful choosing of type, color, imagery, and layout for common deliverables Able to taking direction and receptive in receiving critique Experience in web development projects where your designs drove the entire project (i.e. were used by Front End and Back End Developers and eventually finalized as deliverables) Experience with Mobile development and web applications Experience working with remote teams Create mockups of innovative, eye-catching design concepts for testing and review Adapt existing designs to different sizes, layouts or variations for implementation Effectively present concepts and collaborate with stakeholders to create a beautiful, user-friendly, informational and effective web presence for the organization Experience with Figma or Sketch Familiarity with CSS and HTML
Nice to have:
Experience working with Open Source projects Experience with Asana
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Want to work on a project that actively works to help people and make our world a better place? We’re eager to hear from you! Please send us your resume, expected hourly rate and a cover letter briefly describing your interest in the position and the organization. Also, please send along your portfolio (as a link or a PDF).
Finally, in addition to the technical skills outlined above, we are looking for people who have a deep commitment to social, economic and racial justice.
Job Types: Temporary, Contract
Monday to Friday
web development: 2 years (Required) Figma: 1 year (Preferred) Sketch: 1 year (Preferred)
Full Time Opportunity:
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
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