30 Apr

Graphic Designer with skills in Web Development

Quickly growing IT-startup seeks full-time web designer to join the creative digital team. This is a great work opportunity for someone who wants to take creative ownership of their work and leave their mark on online campaigns. We are looking for a detail-oriented designer with an enduring curiosity for their craft and can provide design guidance to the creative team. We want to hear your ideas!

This full-time position will either work on location from our Tyson’s Corner office or majority remote. Extensive telework and flexwork opportunities. As such, this person must be a great time manager and able to manage multiple projects independently. Strong communication skills, a must. Good benefits package.

Technical Competencies:

  • Strong HTML, both web and email
  • Strong abilities with Adobe design suite and WordPress
  • Proven experience with responsive design
  • Comfortable manipulating CSS
  • Knows simple Javascript
  • Understands UX – page design, CTAs, funnel consistency
  • Translates mockup designs into clean, reusable code
  • Ability to test functionality and perform quality assurance
  • Knowledge of general SEO tools and terms a plus
  • Comfortable doing layout design as well as logo design or photo manipulation
  • Video editing skills a plus

Creative Competencies:

  • Able to learn new systems/platforms
  • Drawing and photography skills a plus. Bring a passion for some kind of visual design
  • Can take vague guidance and turn it into great output
  • Keeps current with new design trends, not just web design but also has a general interest in design
  • Knows how to select complimentary typefaces
  • Visual storyteller: Can convert marketing text into graphics. Sees what parts of the marketing copy and should be made visual. Can identify high-value copy statements and convert into design.
  • Generate graphs and charts out of data points
  • Develop and champion brand design standards

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Designing brand and graphic elements
  • Building email templates for repeat use
  • Laying out UX-oriented and mobile responsive landing pages
  • Translating copy-heavy messages into visually appealing, web-friendly designs
  • Break up landing page text with different ways to digest the written information
  • Assisting in testing development and execution
  • Creating original art to pair with editorial and marketing content
  • Designing book covers and thumbnail images
  • Website design – working with both the creative team on design and developers on implementation
  • Evaluate and recommend new processes and procedures

Send creative samples, resume and anything else you’d like us to know about you to the email listed within this post.

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