Senior Web Designer/Developer

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Are you a self-starting creative thinker who can solve design problems both visually and technically? If this is you, we know that you can collaborate effectively with design leads, product owners and web developers to produce thoughtful digital design solutions.

Immediate need for a long term consultant to work on-site for one of the most well respected, largest membership organizations in the United States, dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age.

You’ll be creating design using grid-based layouts based on sound design methods. You’ll periodically code page mockups and build rapid prototypes using the latest HTML/CSS standards. You’ll communicate with product owners, transforming requirements into refined visual design. You’ll be comfortable working with external vendors when needed. You care about maintaining and evolving consistent design standards – supporting a high profile, national brand and pushing it forward into the future.

• Create visual design mockups and final deliverables for a wide range of projects including editorial, marketing, content, and partnership initiatives
• Translate business needs into coherent visual design solutions, utilizing a user-centered design process and engagement
• Display the ability to back design decisions with a clear rationale
• Work closely with the dev team – creating design/tech specs, building HTML/CSS prototypes and communicating requirements, as needed
• Support production and photo-editing needs
• Work independently in cross-functional groups
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Be familiar with content management systems (CMS)
• Stay up-to-date with progressive web design solutions and technology

• 3+ years of designing consumer-focused website and application design
• Solid communication and organizational skills
• Proficient HTML/CSS skills (HTML5 / responsive design a plus)
• Demonstrate high proficiency with Photoshop and Illustrator
• Familiarity with design for mobile platforms

** must have up to date portfolio or will not be considered **