Senior Visual Designer (6 Month Contract) at Modernize Home Services, a QuinStreet vertical

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QuinStreet is seeking a Senior Visual Designer (6 Month Contract) with extensive experience in web, digital and user interface design. Our ideal candidate is creative, innovative, and passionately driven to problem solving. This person can deliver comprehensive and engaging visual designs to various platforms.

A Visual Designer at QuinStreet must have a broad background in the following areas: designing with a user-centric approach, designing for digital communication, branding and style guides, understanding information hierarchy and architecture. They also can articulate ideas and take direction amongst team members, while conducting themselves in a professional manor.

This is a 6 month Contract position to start.  You will be working to help build a new platform/ New Features for an exciting new project underway for a proprietary Interface. 

Responsibilities:

  • Turn ideas and concepts into engaging and compelling visual designs and user interfaces, while adhering to standard design principals and creative guidelines
  • Create and manage wireframes and documentation, while collaborating with developers through visual and verbal communication
  • Create and present working prototypes and interactive models for client approval
  • Design and manage print and digital product marketing materials and brand guidelines
  • Create and maintain style guidelines and UI component assets
  • Manage timelines, deadlines and communication through project management tools and team collaboration systems
  • Keep up with cutting edge trends, tools and best practices that pertain to web, graphic and user interface design.
  • Use critical thinking, deductive reasoning and data driven decisions to deliver end-to-end user experiences that synthesize user needs, business initiatives, and client goals across digital mediums
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with researchers, product managers, developers, marketers in a professional manner

Qualifications:

 

  • 6+ years of on the job visual design work experience
  • A Comprehensive portfolio that elaborates on your process and approach
  • A degree in design or related field
  • Proficient in the following tools: Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe XD (wireframes & prototyping), Sketch, InVision, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Confluence
  • Proficient experience with: Agile workflow, remote communications, workload balancing, fast pace environment and hard deadlines
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS, how wireframes translate to code, and the ability to create working UI prototypes
  • Key Characteristics: team oriented, organized, self-motivated, articulate, critical thinker, asks questions, takes initiative, empathetic, attention to detail, responsible, accountable
  • Genuinely curious about new industry cutting edge trends, tools and best practices
  • A proven track record of print, digital and product design experience

QuinStreet is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristics protected by law.

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Location

We are located in the heart of downtown Austin, right up the street from the capital with a rooftop patio overlooking Congress Ave.

An Insider's view of Modernize Home Services, a QuinStreet vertical

What's something quirky about your company?

Our love, and at times borderline obsession, with dogs and cats. It’s perfectly acceptable for meetings to be derailed when someone’s dog or cat comes into frame.

Hunter Skrasek

Software Engineering Manager

What does your typical day look like?

Not every day is the same, but there are similar elements: creating and analyzing reports, optimizing campaigns (ad creatives to bid adjustments), proactively working on new and existing initiatives with account managers and our engineering team. And of course, I have weekly meetings that allow me to learn from other teams.

Maria Chavez-Mata

Senior Digital Marketing Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

When I was looking to leave my previous company, one of the most important characteristics I was looking for in a new job was opportunity for professional development and the chance to grow within an organization that was open to allowing just that. I credit much of my growth here to the environment that's been created and fortunate to have.

Alex Adams

Demand Generation Manager

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I foster an open environment where both problems and solutions can be openly discussed. I embrace a management philosophy called Radical Candor which encourages the team to care personally and challenge directly. By putting Radical Candor at the forefront of our team culture, we bypass non-productive behavior while focusing on growing Modernize.

Alan Godfrey

SVP of Modernize Home Services

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It’s easy to cite that Modernize is stellar for our puppy policy, catered lunches, and unlimited PTO, but it is our culture that truly sets Modernize apart. Employees are thoughtfully set up to thrive and grow in our creative, collaborative, quirky community.

Cassie Morien

Senior Content Strategist

What are Modernize Home Services, a QuinStreet vertical Perks + Benefits

Modernize Home Services, a QuinStreet vertical Benefits Overview

The Modernize family is aware of just how much value each of our employees brings to our company. Because of this, we want to take care of our employees in return. We offer a plethora of perks and benefits to not only ensure our employees feel taken care of but also to create a fun and dynamic work environment that keeps them excited to come to work every day!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 4 weeks of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
$100 tax free monthly parking stipend
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Open PTO. FREE Food! Kegs on Every Floor. Catered Lunch 3 times/week. Flexible Hours. Company outings & Family Events. Full Shower Facilities. Career Development Focused.

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