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Front-End Developer Loc Washington,DC Du: 6 m+ Rate: Open

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2017-01-09 12:12:13
Job Type: Contract

Duration: 6 m+

Rate: Open

Front-End Developer

  • 2-3 month contract (Extension Possible)Washington,DC
  • Looking for a front-end web designer with a graphic/digital designer background for flyers, activities, postcard invitations, printed and digital materials
  • A very strong graphic designer who has experience in web.
  • Needs to have a little HTML and CSS. See the skills highlighted below.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript (java can be some knowledge)
JOB OBJECTIVE:

  • The Digital Designer and Front End Developer is a critical member of the Marketing team.
  • Candidate is responsible for applying inbound marketing strategies and techniques to support the efforts of Marketing and Development team.
  • The ideal candidate will have a background in web design, paired with the ability to analyze data and monitor web successes to influence digital strategy.
  • Position requires a combination of programming skills (PHP, HTML, CSS, Java Script, etc.) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices).
  • Candidate has a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems.
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design is critical.
  • An understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development and deployment is preferred.
  • Candidate is comfortable using tools like the Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Luminate to design digital graphics, print materials, e-newsletters, website pages, presentations and ads.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provides art direction, designs page layouts, and develops and implementswebpages that are consistent with overall brand and reflect knowledge of usability.
  • Creates graphics (social media, website banners, headings, logos, photography, illustration) for use on the website and print materials for marketing campaigns.
  • Designs newsletters, announcements, invitations, presentation templates, brochures, ads, signage and handouts.
  • Solves coding problems and ensures the technical aspects of websites are maintained through Expression Engine.
  • Provides maintenance including posting and formatting of new web content, reformatting/updating existing content, and broken link maintenance.
  • Conducts website traffic reporting and analysis of site usage, marketing and competitive research to inform and improve site experience and performance.
  • Conducts ongoing research to keep abreast of industry trends with respect to web technology and digital marketing strategies.
  • Ensures the integrity and consistency of brand across all web properties and print materials.
  • Works with stakeholders to assess requirements and priority of projects.
  • Develops individual work plan based on these requirements.
MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 5 years web design experience that includes graphic design and front-end web design
  • 5 years experience required in web design for interactive media, communications, public relations or media relations
  • Must be comfortable working with responsive layouts and designs
  • Experience with Expression Engine and Luminate (Convio) Nonprofit Email Software is a plus
  • Experience with scripting technologies
SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript
  • Advanced knowledge in responsive design, web usability, accessibility concepts; user interface design.
  • Strong graphic design sensibilities with strong grasp of color theory, and typology principles and experience in print production a plus.
  • Understanding of overall marketing strategies and ability to intelligently and efficiently integrate strategies into website and print materials.
  • Ability to generate highly creative web/print designs under tight deadlines and work on multiple projects concurrently in a fast paced environment.
  • Willingness to proactively take initiative and to follow through on projects with superior attention to detail.
  • Proven organizational skills with an eye for detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff and contractors.
EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • BA/BS degree in Graphic Arts, Multimedia Design, Computer Science, Business or related field
  • Portfolio demonstrating creative capabilities and technical experience


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