Visual Designer

Purely Inc is looking for a visual designer with solid skills in graphic design, and an excellent eye for typography, clean layout, purposeful color, and refined style. You must have a deep appreciation for simple, sleek, usable interfaces. You will be responsible for all stages of design on one or more of Purely’s consumer-facing products. You must have the ability to successfully collaborate with other designers, and engineers to develop innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products that adhere to and help build the Purely brand. The ideal candidate for this position possesses a solid understanding of user-centered design principles, absolute comfort working with HTML and CSS, excellent visual design skills, great technical know-how, and proven expertise in designing for the Web.

Preferred qualifications:

* Solid understanding of working with and designing for web applications.
* Comfortable working with basic JavaScript.
* Experience working on consumer websites.
* Responding to a variety of web-related requests across departments.
* Synthesizing feedback from multiple sources.
* Fulfilling several project requests simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines.


* BA/BS degree in Graphic Design, Information Design, or other visual arts (completed or in progress)
* Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process.
* Must be able to work and communicate effectively in a cross-functional product development team, and present ideas and designs effectively.
* Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage work load, and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
* Must be an effective problem solver. Comes up with creative solutions and considers many alternative solutions to each problem.
* Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.
* Fluent in HTML and CSS, and full knowledge of their capabilities and limitations.
* Use Adobe Photoshop and/or Fireworks like a pro.
* Keen eye for clean UI implementation and knowledge of website design best practices.
* Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
* Portfolio of work required.
* Candidate must reside in Orange County.

Classification: Contract to hire

Compensation: $12-20 per hour – commensurate to experience

Note: Purely Inc works in areas/industries that could potentially be a conflict of interest for some developers. The company will require selected candidate to sign a non-compete contract before commencement of work.