Senior Web Designer

Overview

COLAB is seeking a Senior Web Designer who can conceptualize, imagine, and design smart solutions to business problems. The best person for this position is creative, driven, and excited by technology.

This position requires excellent people skills, as we work in a team environment. You will interact with designers, project managers, clients, and back end developers. We have a structured process that we follow, and you will be a pivotal contributor to that process. An ability to think creatively and strategically about how digital solutions can address our clients' challenges and improve their businesses is key.

Requirements

  • 8+ years professional experience in web, mobile or application design
  • A proven history of designing responsive page layouts and interfaces. (We will want to see examples.)

Our Designers

  • Exhibit exceptional creative thought and attention to detail
  • Understand that digital design is fluid, flexible, and responsive
  • Are skilled presenters and have the ability to articulate design decisions to a variety of audiences
  • Solve project challenges with thoughtful strategic solutions
  • Collaborate with the project team as well as the client to identify, understand and articulate the client’s business needs and project’s goals to produce smart solutions
  • Lead design presentations with clients
  • Research and implement design best practices and trends
  • Accurately estimate tasks/deliverables
  • Are proficient with Adobe’s Creative Suite and/or Sketch while open to learning new tools and techniques

Bonus Points

  • Identify requirements, set goals, study users, and help craft experiences that translate business and user goals into engaging experiences
  • Create strategic ideas about using technology in unique ways to add value to our clients' digital presence
  • Experience conducting research and lead user testing/interviews to gain insights and optimize the user experience
  • Have experience with UX/interaction design practices
  • Have a general understanding of frontend development including HTML/CSS/Javascript as well as a conceptual understanding of backend development (Code experience is a plus)

Desired Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong ability to build relationships; excellent listening skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to operate independently and get things done
  • Experience working with client projects in an agency-like setting

Compensation and Benefits

  • Amazing teammates and an open work environment
  • Culture of experimentation and learning
  • Competitive salary based on capabilities
  • 401k with matching
  • Free health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation

Apply Online

We are not interested in working with recruiters or remote employees at this time.

About COLAB

Founded in 2008, COLAB Multimedia LLC is a website design and development firm headquartered in Richmond, VA, which specializes in developing goal-driven websites and web-applications. Over the past several years, our firm has delivered hundreds of websites for Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, as well as small and medium-sized businesses.  Our exceptional work allows us to hire the best designers and developers in the area because they want to be associated with innovative, crisp, refined websites. The quality of our work force, in turn, allows us to continually raise the bar on what we deliver to our clients.

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