Visual Designer - Freelance

  • Transamerica Pyramid, 600 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Introducing Crux, a network where data is simple. So businesses can get straight to the point.

Using data to uncover actionable insights is the life-blood of industry. Crux makes data ready for action. We take on the burdensome aspects of our customers’ information supply chains—helping firms acquire, explore and transform data with ease—so they can focus on what really matters. With its Informatics Platform, Crux offers a secure, scalable environment to store, explore and transform data through its integrated cloud service.

Because the future depends on data. Let’s make it delightful.  

Job Description

Crux is looking for a talented Visual Designer with strong digital design experience and a passion for crafting beautiful and visually consistent content. We are excited to bring a more stylized, creative approach to the world of finance technology and if you feel the same, you’ll be a perfect fit. 

As a Visual Designer, you’ll be a core part of the team, working with those across the breadth of the company to deliver relevant, quality, and visually stunning content across our internal and external platforms. Being able to provide support, communicate well, and take leadership when needed are required skills for the wide variety of design responsibilities and creative challenges you’ll take on.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the UX team to create pixel-perfect mockups and drive visual-thinking in the prototyping process.

  • Produce visual assets for direct use in web platforms such as iconography, illustrations, and animations.

  • Advise on and then create assets whether it be infographics or illustrations to be distributed in presentations, websites, emails, or other digital content platforms.

  • Produce visual assets to assist in internal planning, product architecture, and engineering discussions.

  • Handle the distribution and management of branding assets and brand guidance.

  • Proactively review company output to ensure it’s consistent, meets visual quality standards, and adheres to brand guidelines.

  • Maintain and help build a growing library of creative and digital assets.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Portfolio showcasing expertise in visual design.

  • 3+ years of visual design experience.

  • Mastery of Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.

  • Skills in typography, layout, illustration, iconography, wireframing, and web design.

  • Fluency in web design best practices specifically in the realm of web applications.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills that translates into an iterative and cooperative design process.

  • High color acuity and seasoned aesthetic sense.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in relevant field.

  • 6+ years of visual design experience.

  • Mastery of Adobe CC, specifically Animate, InDesign, and Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Proficiency in the prototyping process from start to finish.

  • Strong experience with animation, specifically 2D along with the principles and limitations of web animation.

Additional Information

At Crux, diversity is valued and and treatment of employees and applicants are based on merit, talent and qualification. We believe the key to success is bringing together unique perspectives and we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. For employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, consideration will be consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.