Our dynamic, fast growing E-Commerce Division is seeking a Web Designer with digital design experience for desktop and mobile.
This candidate will work with Marketing, Merchandising, IT for independently assigned projects, along with assisting other Web Designers in the Creative team for bigger projects. S/he needs to have professional hands-on experience in environments that integrate marketing requirements into design strategies, and s/he should understand the importance of balancing user experience, marketing, and aesthetics, and has experience working within those requirements.
Projects include creative development and graphic design initiatives for online advertising/promotional marketing campaigns (e.g., emails, banners, social media advertising), site maintenance (e.g., product page creation, on-site advertising and banners). The candidate will also be assisting Web site design, wireframe, video production, front-end development, quality assurance and deployment for both desktop computers and mobile devices within a team environment.
This role will consist of supporting Advertising Channel Needs for Both New Client Acquisition (NCA) and House File Promotions: i.e., email promotions, social media advertising, banner advertising, as well as designing/maintaining exisiting sites and images for sites. (i.e home page weekly promotions, product page promotions, landing pages, seasonal and holiday promotions etc. The Web Designer will assist website development: including wireframing, site specs development, front-end development, quality assurance, bug fixes, deployment. All will be under the directions of the lead designer(s).
Education, Licensing, Certification, and Experience
The ideal candidate must have 2 to 5 years professional experience of web-page construction and experience with creating Web specific graphics for all our Web sites. A degree in Web Graphic Design/Media Arts, Web Design/Development with Graphic Design focus, or its equivalent.
Proficient in Dreamweaver, PhotoShop and Illustrator. Working experience with MSWord and Excel.
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 is able to develop accordingly.
Strong project management skills - including the capability of identifying questions and issues and is able to communicate to move projects forward. Also this individual should be deadline-driven and result oriented.
This candidate should be resourceful, a quick-learner, who likes to work with a variety of projects and is able to multitask, likes technologies, communicates well both verbally and in writing, and has strong organizational skills.
Able to design on the fly in a fast-paced, production environment, work well independently and be able to keep cool under deadlines.
A plus - experienced with E-Commerce functions such as shopping carts/checkout, security.
The Bradford Group is a world leader in direct to consumer marketing and provider of gifts, collectibles, home décor, and jewelry. Founded in 1973, we have an unyielding commitment to product quality and exceptional customer service which has helped us become one of the premier direct marketing companies in today's international economy.
Benefits: Our company is wholly owned by our employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that allows you to not only derive the benefits of working as an employee at The Bradford Group, but also gain the benefits of being an owner.
We also offer: A Business Casual Work Environment, Health and Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO) Program, Direct Deposit, Credit Union, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Referral Bonus Program, 401(k), Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Onsite Cafeteria, Onsite Fitness Center, Product Discounts and more!
The Bradford Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer