Web Designer

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Vitamin T has a technology client out in Morton Grove looking for their next new web designer. This is a contract-to-hire role. Sound like you, apply today!!

Job Title: Web Designer/Graphics Designer
Type of Position (exempt or nonexempt): Nonexempt
Full Time or Part Time Position: Full Time
Reports To: Business Application Manager (as shared service)
General Description:
Design and create home pages, product pages, lead generation forms, PPC landing pages, and any promotions related to our products and services. This position will also work closely with online marketing managers and programmers on project deliverables and needs. Working with an outside agency, will execute site usability, web standards, and user-centric site design.
Job Duties:
• Take a leadership role for maintaining Website content and contributing to site development for public, private and internal portals.
• Assist in development and implementation of an overall web strategy for front-end experience, content management and site structure; coordinating with team members and outside agencies, as appropriate.
• Regularly review Website content for updates and brand consistency.
• Create artwork required for the look and feel (branding) of the website in accordance with requested specifications, modify and create designs.
• Thoughtful production of B2B photography
• Develop and maintain a corporate style guide
• HTML/CSS code and checking/edit on multiple browsers and email platforms.
• Regularly monitor technology trends to ensure that we are proactively staying competitive online within our industry.
• Research and identify opportunities to enhance and promote Web content and tools to increase overall Website utilization.
• Design and produce a variety of marketing pieces.
• Ensure sales team creates realistic mockups for clients. Assist sales team and processing department with vectorization of client logos as necessary.
• Provide support to Custom Sales Department by providing Virtual Proofs when requested.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education / Experience Requirements:
• Undergraduate degree in Graphic Design, Computer Science, or related studies.
• 2+ years of experience in web and multimedia design
• Experience with B2B e-commerce sites a plus.
• A strong portfolio of work is essential.
Skill Requirements:
• Expertise with of HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver, as well as Microsoft Office Suite
• Strong understanding of site structure, navigation, UI principles, cross-browser compatibility
• Understanding of Javascript, JQuery, Ajax, and PHP
• Have strong typography, color, usability and layout skills
• Understanding of: Web development, SEO, web-site design, e-commerce solutions, social media strategy.
• Understanding of Online marketing practices; including research and project design
• Knowledge of mobile applications is a plus.
• Strong verbal, written, and analytical skills with great attention to detail.
• Strong organization, time management and prioritization skills in handling multiple tasks (Planning & Project Management)