NEWMEDIA, one of the fast growing private companies in Denver, is a website design & development agency that combines 20 years of success with a young, startup vibe. We help our clients tell their stories using cutting-edge technology and build long-lasting relationships. Our team members are our greatest ROI. Learn more about us, our culture (there's ping pong) and benefits at newmediadenver.com/about/careers.

Senior Designer at NEWMEDIA

We are looking for a talented, user-minded Senior Designer to create successful experiences and intelligent visual design. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean, user-friendly design, possess strong user interface design skills and should be able to take high-level requirements, distill them, and turn them into well thought out user interactions, user scenarios/flows, and beautiful, functional designs.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Guide clients through the life of projects and lead through execution.
  • Strategize, plan and execute all design stages from initial client kickoff to final hand-off to development and beyond.
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design problems.
  • Enforce and execute upon best practices and patterns around user experience in web and app platforms.

Requirements


  • Bachelor of Arts or Fine Arts preferred.
  • 5 + years of web design experience in an agency or equivalent setting.
  • Strong proficiency in design tools such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch or other visual or interaction design tools.
  • Strong grasp of HTML, CSS, SASS/SCSS, and responsive design best practices.
  • Sound understanding of the user-centered design process and artifacts of said process.
  • Demonstrate and walk through design skills with a strong portfolio of well-thought out work.
  • Must be able to interact and take lead in the discovery, definition and design portion of projects, by guiding and directing clients and peers.
  • Empathy for users and clients to ensure successful designs.
  • Basic understanding of CMS limitations and abstractions (Drupal and WP).
  • Good creative problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to details.
  • Strong communication skills a must.
  • Creation of well thought-out artifacts and deliverables within the User Centered Design process.
  • Present and defend designs, ideas and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders.
  • Guide a client through conceptual process and decisions of non-UI related deliverables (logo, branding, marketing materials, advertising, etc.)
  • Take ownership over creative concepts and execution for all required materials in a life of a project and/or account.
  • Become an expert in our clients’ businesses in order to ensure sound and strategic design decisions, regardless of medium.
  • Ability and desire to mentor creative team members.

Company Reviews

“It’s pretty awesome to wake up and look forward to going to work. Every day I learn something new and have the opportunity to work with a variety of amazing clients. To top it off, my co-workers rock, too!”
Naomi Wells
Associate Project Manager
at NEWMEDIA
"Working at newmedia is like being in a melting pot of talent, cultures and personalities. The diverse nature of the work and team means you're kept on your toes at all times -- especially when it comes to showdowns at the ping pong table."
Owen Bush
Back-end Developer
at NEWMEDIA
"In all my experience in multiple fields, I have rarely come across a company that identifies and rewards hardworking, dedicated employees who don’t need to be prompted or pressured."
Brandon Williams
Senior Back-end Developer
at NEWMEDIA
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Why work with us
<a href="/company/RiotLabs">NEWMEDIA</a> is notable for its 20-year track record of providing full-service website design and development that is smart, user-friendly, and cutting-edge. We are a leader in a competitive industry with two start-ups <a href="/company/RiotLabs">RiotLabs</a> and <a href="/company/drud">DRUD</a>. Our work environment is hard working, friendly and collaborative. Currently experiencing exponential growth, we attract significant interest from both new clients and investors.
Culture
We hire smart, talented, FANTASTIC people -- designers, developers, project managers & much more -- and give them the space and time to be creative. Team-building exercises include daily pingpong tournaments -- pingpong skills are optional (& on-the-job training is available).
Perks & Benefits
Flexible vacation/time off.
Competitive salaries and performance-based raises.
Professional development opportunities.
Health, vision and dental insurance.
Conference and career development allowance.
Employee referral bonus.
Open, collaborative environment in LoDo -- steps away from Union Station.
Paid parking or reimbursed transportation costs.
On-site gym access.

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