Front End Web Designer

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We're looking for a Front End Web Designer in Pittsburgh, PA for a long-term contract role. The Web Designer will leverage content management systems and design tools to build web pages and graphics with user experience and best practices in mind. Design and build website marketing landing pages; including copy editing, page layout and strategic input to support multiple business units. Must have solid knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, FrontPage, Photoshop and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), 3D Studio Max and Flash.

Key Responsibilities:

· Collaborate closely with internal cross-functional teams and the larger organization to create compelling, dynamic graphics, landing pages and informative customer experiences for a variety of audiences
· Create graphics, banners and other web images to be a part of integrated marketing campaigns
· Author, edit, or acquire online content as needed or requested for content owners
· Project management multiple design projects such as product launch landing pages, events, and promotional pages
· Maintain extremely high design and production standards, as well as the ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree required ideally in marketing, computer information systems or graphic design
· 3 - 5 years of experience in a similar role
· Must have advanced experience in web and user interface design; should be able to demonstrate common principles of web usability
· Solid knowledge of HTML, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, FrontPage, Photoshop and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and 3D Studio Max
· Basic JavaScript understanding required
· Front-end development skills, such as AJAX, Flash Script, and other JavaScript-based frameworks such as jQuery
· Flash animation experience with motion design, ability to translate design concepts into Flash
· Ability to perform under pressure and thrive in fast-paced, multi-campaign environments
· Excellent project management skills including the ability to formulate and drive detailed plans and key performance indicators to report on the health of each project

Please submit 4-5 links to your web design