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Graphic Artist

Company: Apptrics LLC
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title : Graphic Artist Duration: 12+MonthsLocation: 450 Columbus Blvd., Suite 1202Hartford,Connecticut 06103-0000Experiences Required for This RoleUser Centered Service Design - At least 5 years of experience and use cases with the following:

  • Building and communicating understandings of the users and their behavior
  • Working with a cross-functional team to prioritize work to meet user needs
  • Providing insights on how users interact with the service or product
  • Designing and redesigning servicesWebsite & Graphic Design - At least 5 years of experience and use cases with the following:
    • Designing and developing graphics, user interface, content for website development, social media and print
    • Designing layouts, typography, line composition, color, and other graphic design fundamentals
    • Performs the most complex duties in design and preparation of electronic graphic artwork using various media
    • Working with CMS platforms and HTML, CSS, image optimization
    • Confers with supervisors and others as to most appropriate media and method of design
    • Performs a full range of graphic art activity
    • Design and maintain websitesUser Acceptance Testing - At least 3 years of experience and use cases with the following:
      • Building and running tests (ideally automated) to confirm the service or product meets user and stakeholder needs
      • Helping to discover problems while the service is being developed, not once it is live
      • Checking the operating environment to make sure test results are valid
      • Helping increase user and agency confidence in future service or product delivery
      • Helping reduce the risk of reputational damage
      • Recruiting and leading testing groups; running research sessions with users
      • Understanding accessibility issues and engage with team to build with equalityDigital Platforms, Tools, & Discipline - At least 3 years of experience and use cases with the following:
        • Working with enterprise scale digital platforms and products
        • Using of productivity and analysis tools to manage iterative delivery, such as JIRA, Google Analytics, Git Repository, MS TEAMS, ConfluencePerformance in Complex Situations - At least 3 years of experience and user cases with the following:
          • Communication and collaboration with state-wide partners
          • Encouraging of an interactive, cooperative, collaborative, and customer-focused work environment
          • Comfort in blazing a path through an ambiguous work environment
          • Judgement fitting to the ever-changing environment
          • Government-specific task managementKnowledge, Skills and AbilityDigital Design
            • Experience in designing, managing, and optimizing websites
            • Experience working in content management systems
            • Understanding of image and video optimization for online media
            • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe XD, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
            • Proficiency in HTML, CSS
            • An understanding of social media management and content creationUser Acceptance Testing
              • Knowledge of best practices for user experience research and testing
              • Willingness to participate ethnographic research and interviewsPerformance in Complex Situations
                • Ability to distill complex concepts into simple ideas
                • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
                • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle and prioritize simultaneous requests, and manage laterally and upwards
                • Comfort in blazing a path through an ambiguous work environment
                • Prioritization, organization, and triage in an independent environment
                • Understanding of the Agile development processTeam Player
                  • Supporting teammates' skills and behaviors development and delivery
                  • Communication and collaboration with state-wide partners
                  • Creative and analytical thinking with strong problem-solving skills
                  • Judgement in dealing effectively and diplomatically with government staff
                  • Ability to maintain strict confidentialityPreferred Skills & QualificationsOther Desirable Skills
                    • An associate degree or higher in graphic design, marketing, communications or related field
                    • 5 years professional experience in web design, graphic design, marketing or communications
                    • A portfolio of work
                    • 1 year of user-centered design
                    • 1 year of user research and analytics
                    • 1 year of customer relationship management platforms such as Salesforce
                    • 1 year of web content management platforms such as SitecoreJob Types: Full-time, ContractPay: $60.00 - $61.00 per hourSchedule:
                      • 8 hour shiftEducation:
                        • Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:
                          • Graphic design: 5 years (Required)
                          • Adobe Creative Suite: 5 years (Required)
                          • Adobe Illustrator: 5 years (Required)
                          • User Centered Service Design: 5 years (Required)
                          • Website & Graphic Design: 5 years (Required)
                          • User Acceptance Testing: 3 years (Required)
                          • JIRA, Google Analytics: 2 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Apptrics LLC, Hartford , Graphic Artist, Advertising , Hartford, Connecticut

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