Web Designer (with Web Development experience) (Washington, DC)

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment that challenges you creatively and technically? Do you have a great eye for typography, imagery and composition? Do you create designs that attract attention and engage users? Then we want to talk to you!

We are looking for a Web and Graphic Designer (with Web Development experience) who is comfortable and proficient with digital design, creating infographics, PHP, and wireframes. As an integral part of our development team, your designs will have an immediate impact on the success of the company.

You will be expected to design creative website mockups, design and develop application pages. You must have the ability to produce usable HTML/CSS/images for marketing WordPress websites. Significant experience with WordPress on both the front-end and back-end is required.

Job Description:

  • Create mobile-responsive websites and landing pages
  • Create functional wireframes in HTML to aid development. A developer should be able to easily wire up functionality using the HTML templates and build website functionality quickly.
  • Write HTML, CSS, JSON, JavaScript, XML, HTML5 and CSS3 that interacts with back-end code
  • Adapt existing designs to different sizes, layouts or variations for implementation
  • Research and suggest ideas for applications, ads, emails and web pages that form the foundation of exceptional products and marketing campaigns
  • Create digital marketing materials, such as ads for Facebook, Google, etc. with an understanding of advertising principles
  • Create marketing email templates for Marketo and Optimail platforms
  • Create infographics
  • Keep files organized and backed up consistently, with documentation
  • Enforce a consistent style and branding across products and channels

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in web design
  • Demonstrated ability in understanding color theory and execution of such concepts
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Familiar with creating customer journey maps
  • Experienced in the use of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, InDesign and source control methods.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, including CSS/HTML Framework is a MUST
  • 2+ Years of experience with PHP, JavaScript and WORDPRESS is a MUST
  • Detail oriented
  • A self-starter who can conceptualize and create stunning designs
  • A true team player with a positive attitude and a strong work ethic
  • There will be a design and coding test during the interview process
  • Familiarity with cross-browser testing, responsive design and mobile design principles
  • Bachelor of Arts or Sciences in Design, Computer Science or related fields.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to design stunning mobile responsive websites
  • Experience with web banners
  • Experience in designing and coding responsive HTML emails
  • Working in a Mac and PC environment
  • Work on-site at the Aristotle DC offices on Capitol Hill.

A plus but not required:

    • Experience with Salesforce a plus
    • Understanding of SEO
    • Animated Web banners experience
    • Creative interactive Web infographics

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