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Job Title:  Web Graphic Designer 
Job Number: xxxx E01350 
VISA Sponsorship:  no 
Travel:  5% 
Job Type:  Full Time 
Number of Openings:  1 
Location:  Niles,IL,60714 
 
Opportunity:  

We are currently seeking an Web Graphic Designer to join our Internet team.  We are a dynamic, fast growing e-Commerce division seeking a Web Designer with digital design experience for desktop, mobile and beyond. This candidate will work with Marketing, Merchandising, Web Tech Teams/IT for independently assigned projects, along with assisting other Web Designers in the Creative team for bigger projects. This individual should have professional hands-on experience in environments that integrate marketing requirements into design strategies and should understand the importance of balancing user experience, marketing and aesthetics.  Projects include creative development and graphic design initiatives for online advertising/promotional marketing campaigns (e.g., emails, banners, Facebook advertising), site maintenance (e.g., product page creation, on-site advertising). This person will also be assisting with Web site design, wireframe, front-end development, quality assurance and deployment for both desktop computers and mobile devices within a team environment.

 


Responsibilities:

 

  • Support the Advertising channel with e-mail promotions, banner advertising and other campaigns for both our new client acquisition and housefile marketing
  • Design and Maintain existing sites and manage all images for all sites (home page weekly promotions, product page promotions, landing pages, seasonal promotions, custom image designs, product image processing, etc.)
  • Assist in web site development, which includes wireframing, site specs development, front-end development, quality assurance, bug fixes, and deployment under the direction of the lead designer
 
Required Skills:  
  • Bachelors degree in Web Graphic Design/Media Arts, Web Design/Development or equivalent
  • 1-3 years experience with web-page construction and creating web specific graphics for websites.
  • Experience in HTML/CSS
  • Proficient in Dreamweaver, PhotoShop, and Illustrator.  Working experience with MS Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of HTML5/DHTML, CSS3 and Javascript/jQuery preferred
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the principles of design, with specific proficiency in color, typography, layout design and digital image manipulation
  • Understanding of cross browser compatibility and the ability to develop accordingly
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to identify questions and issues, and to communicate to move projects forward
  • Strong time management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and achieve results
  • Resourceful, with the ability to multi-task on a variety of projects
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, production environment
  • Self-starter, with the ability to work independently and with a team
  • Experience with e-Commerce functions such as shopping carts/checkout, security, etc. a plus
 
Benefits: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement 
      

Phone: (847) 966-2770

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