Our client is looking for a Sr. Web Designer on a 6 month basis.
As an integral part of our in-house agency, the Senior Web Designer brings multiple core brands to web life by effectively conveying the marketing strategy and messaging, in an engaging manner, to our end users across Web, SMS, Social Streams, Mobile and other Internet connected devices. The Senior Web Designer works and collaborates closely with Copywriters, UX Designers, Marketing Managers, Social/PR Team, Creative Teams, and Chief Marketing Officer. Strong skills in developing and documenting Marketing initiatives and delivering user experience that are simple, modern, clean and concise based on defined business and user goals. An ambitious self-starter, team player and at ease in a start-up environment managing multiple projects at once on tight deadlines is required.
Focus on the look, feel, operation, and functionality of websites created from Marketing strategy
Design and code digital Marketing content (web pages, emails, UI, iconography, brand palettes), and partner with Marketing, IT, and Product release schedules
Partners with IT and Product team to launch (or update) web pages/web blocks, email, mobile app applications.
Proficient in digital trends and industry standards/developments
Manage web templates for team dissemination
Develops, assesses and communicates website usage and security policies and standards
Provides technical assistance to Site Administrators
May make hardware and/or software recommendation regarding web development
Requires knowledge of commercial internet/web tools and protocols
Communicate across technology, sales and business development areas
Perform other duties as needed.
5+ years consulting with clients and other project team members to design, build and manage websites
Bachelors Degree in Web Design, Interactive Design, Graphic Design, or Computer Science related field, is required
MS degree in Web Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design or related field a plus
Proficient with web design software, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat), Font Files, File Compression Software or comparable software tools
Experience with software such as Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Familiar with Agile environment (Confluence /JIRA)
The ability to understand business goals/objectives and user goals and make recommendations to design/transform the web site to meet them
Strong oral, written, and visual communication skills
Exceptional attention to detail (proofing design contents, unit testing)
Excellent analytical ability, especially with regard to observation of user behavior
Understanding of web usability principles and knack for implementing ideas, in collaborative environment, for usability safe guards and resolution
High degree of creativity and latitude is expected
Strong collaboration, strategic thinking and relationship management skills
The ability to think abstractly, creatively, and execute exceptional design principles