25 days old

Front-End Designer

Campus Management
Kansas City, MO 64105
  • Job Code
    134019711
Campus Management

Summary

The front-end designer is the fusion of web design and front-end development. In this role you create a functional, intuitive, and elegant experience for the user, executing both a great visual design and highly accurate, responsive HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Not only do you like big ideas, but you appreciate that 1 pixel difference. From ideation and concepting, to development and hand-off, you can see a project through its full front-end lifecycle. Your expertise and creativity drive our customers to advance their web strategies for the bettering of higher ed.

Responsibilities

  • Designs and develop projects from concept to hand-off to meet customer objectives
  • Executes user-centered and responsive design processes while balancing the aesthetics and usability of designs
  • Creates detailed wireframes and mock-ups to be provided to the customer
  • Develops web designs that are optimized for performance, usability, accessibility, and sustainability within a CMS
  • Authors and maintains clean, semantic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Designs and build custom emails in a drag-and-drop-style editor
  • Coordinates with teammates, especially front-end developers and project managers, to achieve timely and quality project delivery
  • Co-leads customer calls with project managers as the main technical and/or creative lead
  • Discusses project requirements and consults with customers on how to achieve their goals with solutions based on industry best practices
  • Stays current on the latest web trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Performs quality assurance reviews of design concepts and site builds, ensuring visual consistency and appropriate use of design and development techniques
  • Occasionally completes requests for website and email maintenance

Education

  • Associates or bachelors degree in design, computer science, or another related field, or equivalent industry experience

Qualifications/Experience

  • 2+ years of professional web or graphic design experience
  • 3+ years of experience writing HTML, CSS/LESS, and JavaScript
  • Demonstrable web design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Familiarity with WCAG 2.0 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines)
  • Proficient in responsive, semantic HTML/CSS coding and Bootstrap
  • Hands-on experience with web applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and other front-end technologies including content management systems
  • Proficient in front-end design tools including Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and XD, and a code editor
  • Ability to troubleshoot cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Familiar with hand-coding HTML emails.
  • Strong understanding of responsive design

Skills/Competencies

  • A careful and focused attention to detail
  • Proven track record of the ability to prioritize, organize, and multi-task in a flexible and fast paced environment to effectively meet deadlines
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication and documentation skills
  • A proven track record of improving personal performance after receiving direction and constructive criticism
  • Demonstrates the ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Works and collaborates well with a team and communicates reliably, especially in a remote environment
  • Flexible and understanding knowing that project requirements can sometimes evolve in order to best meet a customers needs
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.



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Posted: 2021-04-14 Expires: 2021-05-15

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