Web Designer

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AQUENT RVA is seeking amazing Web Design talent to work on Fortune 500 website! Successful candidates must have an knowledge of responsive design, HTML5 and native app development.

Candidates will
• Support new technology such as Point Roll.
• Work independently on web projects when the task is design intensive and not copy intensive.

- Concept and communicate ideas for numerous designs
- Produce clean, technically accurate files
- Produce effective design
- Understand and apply the basics of creative and business strategy
- Work with Creative Director, Copywriter and Producer to produce designs that are both compelling and cost-effective
- Create final art for presentations and assist in Creative Presentations
- Create final art and files to be given to Developer
- Manage numerous projects at one time
- Complete work correctly and efficiently to meet appropriate deadlines
- Effectively communicate design specifications to Developer
- Act as a proactive leader on the team, LOB and beyond, and help influence decisions
- Make Creative Presentations when applicable
- Work with vendors (stock photo house, photographer, etc) when necessary
- Understand overall budget constraints of projects
- Optimize graphics for web publishing

Required Skills:
- Proficient in Mac based Photoshop, ImageReady/Fireworks, Illustrator and Dreamweaver.
- Thorough understanding of the elements of good design, HTML production and web process.
- Will be held accountable for the technical accuracy of their own work.
- Able to complete tasks independently and as part of a team.
- Possess effective communication of ideas/development of presentation skills.
- Ability to manage deadlines and production scheduling on numerous, concurrent projects.
- Perform effectively in a demanding work environment and show resiliency to stress.

Technical Skills:
- Understanding of basic HTML
- Ability to optimize graphics using ImageReady or Fireworks
- Basic graphic design knowledge/skill
- Strong knowledge of Photoshop
- Basic knowledge of Flash
- Basic knowledge of Information design