Milestone Technologies, Inc.

  • GSSI Visual Design and Communications Lead

    Job ID
    2018-5914
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    IT/Engineering
    Hire Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Category
    IT Security
  • Overview

    Milestone Technologies, Inc. is a leading IT Managed Services and IT Professional Services solutions provider headquartered in the Bay Area and serving clients globally. Our unique approach to IT Managed Services includes Contact Center Services, Internal IT Support, Data Center Operations, Workforce Solutions, and IT Professional Services.

     

     

    The Global Security Strategic Initiatives (GSSI) team develops global programs that mitigate risk and optimize processes to support the mission of the company and the advancement of the Global Security organization. To help protect our people, assets and reputation, we implement and manage strategic solutions that are repeatable and scalable.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

     

     

    • Support Global Security with the creative design and implementation.
    • Supports team through: design creation, executive reporting, presentation creation, creative development, and asset design, creation, and management.
    • Experience implementing visual design systems across a range of platforms in an iterative software development environment.
    • Responsible for delivering superior support to the Global Security leadership team by implementing design strategies.
    • Supports team by using creative design solutions to optimize and enhance special projects.
    • Sourcing and solidifying innovative solutions and refining processes and procedures for executive requests.
    • Design downloadable PDFs, illustrations, diagrams, and interaction/UI elements for proof of concept.
    • Design high-quality presentation materials for executive review.
    • Supports Executive Reporting.
    • Create a look consistent with the customer while pleasing users.
    • Communicate effectively in a cross-functional development team and present ideas and designs effectively.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and familiarity with technical constraints and limitations as they apply to designing for platforms such as desktop and mobile, Android and iOS.

    • Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process.
    • Support Global Security teams by creating and maintaining digital designs focused on the promotion and representation of the organization to the rest of the company.
    • Facilitate and support the team in creating innovative solutions and ideas for reporting metrics and deliverables.
    • Coordinate, lead, and kick off project solution efforts with management.
    • Organize and maintain file and folder directories.
    • Manage and coordinate workflow for asset creation.

     

    Skills Required:

     

     

    • Strong Adobe Photoshop knowledge - smart object function, layer organization, tool usage.
    • Animation and/or prototyping skills (e.g., Adobe Edge or similar; ability to create simple gifs).
    • Spreadsheet experience - Creating tracking tools with functional equations in Excel.
    • Expertise with industry standard design tools (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch).
    • In depth knowledge of the Adobe creative suite.
    • Video creation including filming & editing skills – from taking on the spot footage with phone to filming more professional quality footage

    • Photography skills – can take high quality photos that can be used professionally.
    • Social Media Savvy – particularly with visual aspect of social media.
    • PowerPoint template creation and formatting experience.
    • Excellent written communication.
    • Self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project deadlines.
    • Ability to prioritize multiple competing tasks.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s of Arts degree or 5+ years of applicable experience as a designer.
    • Proficient knowledge of Tableau: basic graphs, publishing, building stories/dashboards.
    • Excellent computer skills and comprehension of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    • Outstanding customer service and communication skills.
    • Possesses excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Able to write clearly and succinctly in technical and non-technical formats.
    • Able to infuse innovation and creativity.
    • Demonstrates courage with difficult issues despite personal risk or discomfort.
    • Strong collaborator.

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