Web Designer

Web Designer

Santa Barbara, CA

Under general supervision, the Web Designer is responsible for the visual design, information architecture and UX analysis of existing and new web-based applications, public portals and marketing websites. The Web Designer partners with Development staff regarding the style approach for projects and to resolve cross-platform functionality and usability issues for all HTML related front-end and marketing pages.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs usability tests on UI/UX design.
  • Ensures cross-browser compatibility.
  • Provides expert design advice on projects and makes recommendations for improving web sites.
  • Creates marketing sites and graphic designs.
  • Creates wireframes, rapid prototypes, user interfaces, and comp designs.
  • Designs layout and templates for maximum usability and with focus on user experience.
  • Creates user interfaces, using front-end code in HTML, CSS, JQuery, and JavaScript to interface with backend code.
  • Fulfills multiple project requests while simultaneously meeting tight production deadlines.
  • Leverages the existing framework and technology.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE DISTINCTIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or UI Design or related degree
  • Three (3) to four (4) years of web design experience
  • Excellent on-line portfolio of design samples

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Experience with User Interface Design
  • Advanced knowledge of responsive design
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, and JavaScript 3
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, and able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to apply learn new technologies and integrate them into our environment and practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with backend/CMS application
  • Familiarity with iOS and Android application design

DESIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Experience in JavaScript/jQuery, Bootstrap front-end framework or similar tools for creating websites and web applications

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Location

Santa Barbara, CA

Business Unit
Residential
Department
Software Development
Employment Type
Employee- Full Time