UX/Visual Design Engineers - CONTRACT
RMS - Newark, CA

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UX/Visual Design Engineer - CONTRACT

Inviting exceptionally talented and seasoned Visual Design Engineers, to join our team of professionals in building the next generation of our Software Applications. This is a unique opportunity to contribute as a member of a skilled and creative product team designing, developing and delivering the next generation of Enterprise Risk Management Applications. You will embark on an intellectually challenging and rewarding product development journey and work with top-tier software professionals on a variety of projects that explores the frontiers of modern technology.

Our Product development group focuses on developing and building world class, high performance enterprise software solutions that deliver risk quantification tools to our 400+ clients worldwide. Using World class technology, we are building an exciting next generation product that leverages the latest advancements in database tools, grid computing, hardware-based acceleration techniques, and visualization optimization. Our Enterprise Platform utilizes restful web services, 100+ TB of data warehousing/OLAP solutions, large scale distributed data processing technology, best-in-class virtualization technology, and GPU-based computing in a SaaS environment.

Responsibilities:
Helps define and own user experience and Visual design deliverables across project initiatives including ideation, interaction model, wireframing, visual design, prototypes and execution.

Ensures interactive and visual designs achieve the highest level of usability, desirability and customer satisfaction.

Work with engineering and product management to translate requirements or use cases into concepts and elegant user experience design

Collaborate with product managers and engineers on various aspects of the product design & development process

Develop and maintain design wireframes, Interactive Prototypes, application and visual style guides.

Visualize complex sets of data in ways that are easy to comprehend

Requirements:
Passion for-and evidence of-high fidelity user interface design of software products.

Strong, clean visual design sense with pixel perfect attention to detail.

The ability to prototype in HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3 is a must.

Knowledge of information architecture, usability, and UI Design.

Minimum of 4 years of experience in web design /Visual Design and User Centered Design Practices.

Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and the ability to gracefully defend your design decisions to executive management.

Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver is a plus.

An expert understanding of the current trends in web design.

A portfolio that highlights your most relevant and compelling work

RMS:
There’s a 6% chance that a hurricane will cause $75 billion of insured losses next year and a 1% chance that an earthquake will cause $50 billion of insured loss in the next 12 months. At RMS, we build simulation models that allow insurers and investors to understand their financial risks as a result of natural catastrophes, terrorism, pandemics, or changes in life expectancy.

We are one of the most exciting and technologically sophisticated firms you’ve ‘never’ heard of, unless you’re one of our clients in the (re)insurance, banking or hedge fund sector. As we lead an industry we helped pioneer we are able to offer stimulating careers to those who want to make a real impact on the world at large. At RMS we believe in thought leadership, personal growth and out-standing performance and support a culture of inclusiveness across all our offices.

As we approach our 25th anniversary, we are evolving our vision by delivering future solutions in the cloud, releasing in 2014 a cutting edge risk management platform ‘RMS(one)’ for the global risk market and we’re looking for talented professionals to join us.

To find out more visit: www.rms.com. ; Or follow us on Facebook or Twitter

RMS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Transforming the insurance industry's understanding and quantification of risk. RMS delivers the world's leading catastrophe risk models in...