Web Designer/FED

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The web designer will provide on-going UI and UX support for various eBooks project initiatives, development of interactive promotional pages, email campaigns, front-end support to the eBooks development team, and ongoing eBooks marketing projects.
• Provide merchandising/marketing support for entire store site: develop HTML-based email templates, work closely with eBooks merchandising team and external email vendor for broadcast campaigns and XML-triggered transactional messages; create landing pages and store banner images.
• Assist in the preparation of concept documents & interaction design wireframes/mock-ups.
• Proactively address client requirements (using creative brief or other marketing requirements documents) to prototype and demonstrate possible interactive products. Develop consensus with client team toward final solution.
• Provide recommendations to client and colleagues on industry best practices and new trends in web experience.
• Provide deliverables on schedule as per agreed upon due dates.
• Necessary Design Skills:
o Expert Adobe Photoshop
o Typography
o Color Correction
o Image Construction / Manipulation / Restoration
o Understanding 72 DPI RGB vs. 300 DPI CMYK
o Image optimization for web
o Portfolio should contain a wide range of web samples, some print samples, and strong typography.
o High attention to detail

• Necessary Development Skills:
o Expert in HTML and CSS
o Cross Browser Compatibility / QA Testing (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE)
o FTP / Web Publishing
o Working knowledge of JavaScript / jQuery
o SEO best practices
o Understanding of dynamic vs static web content
o Firebug or the other web site debugging tools