Jr. Web Designer

Are you interested in working on the WebRocket digital marketing team? Then we’re interested in you! Check out this page to learn more about being a Jr. Web Designer.

The position at a glance:

  • Location: Geneva, Il
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $35,000 to $38,500

If you think you’re a good fit, fill out an application form below!

What We're Looking For

Desired Education

Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in art design, web design, or related degree) (GPA above a 3.4)

General Knowledge

Knowledge of web design conventions
Knowledge of user experience
Knowledge of web standards, optimization, and web design best practices
Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
Basic PHP/MySQL knowledge
Knowledge of open source CMS such as WordPress

Experience

Design skills with the potential to create award-winning work
Ability to quickly build modern CSS layouts (bonus)
Outstanding skills in Photoshop (bonus)
HTML and CSS skills are essential
High level of design skill and technical proficiency
Experience using jQuery
Experience with responsive design/bootstrap
Customer service experience
Internet marketing experience
Proficiency in Illustrator or InDesign

Qualities

Passion for design and web design
Likes to get things done
Committed to delivering high-quality and defect-free projects to clients
Impressive portfolio
Takes direction well, but also able to make decisions and take initiative
Enjoys typography and color theory
Energized about web information architecture and user experience design
Customer service focused
Strong communication skills
Up-to-date on the latest web technologies and trends
Professional, dependable, solid work ethic, detail-oriented, self-motivated
An eye for detail and a dedication to quality
Energized about Internet design, functionality and user experience
Problem solver

What You'll Do

Responsibilities

80+ projects per year
Creates homepages, inner pages, and wireframe prototypes in Photoshop
Builds out simple websites
Prototype mobile and tablet website layouts in Photoshop
Design infographics
Design landing pages
Design display ads
Design social branding and contests
Design online branding

Percentage Breakdown

35% designing homepage and innerpage prototypes for various clients using the Adobe Creative Suite
35% creating online advertisements, social media branding and identity, and viral marketing pieces such as infographics
10% helping to build/launch websites for various clients using HTML, CSS, and basic PHP knowledge while still learning HTML and CSS
20% working on site enhancements for clients in various CMS’s including WordPress

What You'll Get

Opportunities for Growth

WebRocket is growing year-over-year and merit-based promotional opportunities are abundant for new team members who meet or exceed position performance metrics.

Compensation

$35,000 to $38,500 (potentially higher based on work experience)
GPA 3.8+ : add up to $3k to high range
Elite college or university & graduation with high honors: Add $3.5k-$5k to high range

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