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Web Services Designer

at MISTRAS Group, inc.

Posted: 5/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: a3b82091-bcf7-4713-840c-8813143e63cc

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • The main function of the Web Services Designer is to support the Web Services Coordinator to maintain, create, execute, and support a wide range of design-driven projects and other marketing activities across multiple platforms. Including but not limited to web, print, interface, video, and interactive design.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/ACTIVITIES:

  • Update the content and graphics of existing websites; monitor performance and analytics, and identify and implement updates and new solutions to maintain and improve website performance.
  • Implement and develop the layout, design, functionality, and revisions of all internal and external websites.
  • Gather content and assemble into completed web pages.
  • CMS (Content Management System) implementation and support.
  • Develop and abide by templates.
  • Develop graphics for company’s digital and mixed-media.
  • Maintain an accurate, thorough, and complete project list and current status for area(s) of responsibility.
  • Create HTML emails and other broadcast media.
  • Produce digital photography, videography, and manipulation of photographs and videos.
  • Support the department in other marketing activities as needed; including graphic design for print.
  • Execute all web design stages, from the creation of wireframes and high-fidelity mockups, to front- and back-end development.
  • Conceptualize original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex content.
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, and sitemaps to communicate interaction and design ideas.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Detailed knowledge and experience in web, graphic and interactive design.
  • Solid understanding of principles, standards, and best practices of building a modern brand identity and presence.
  • Thorough understanding of hand-coding HTML and CSS; HTML 5, CSS3, and JavaScript preferred.
  • Must be very capable of working with existing code and producing cross-browser, cross-platform HTML/CSS, and be familiar with common solutions to rendering issues.
  • Solid understanding of programming basics. Experience with C#, ASP.NET or .NET Core preferred.
  • Experience in developing mobile and responsive websites.
  • Familiarity with SEO (Search Engine Optimization) principles.
  • Some completed college-level courses in relevant fields.
  • Excellent attention to details and detail oriented.
  • Ability to successfully plan, organize, implement, monitor projects, meet deadlines, and respond to changing priorities and circumstances.
  • Good planning, design, communication and documentation skills.
  • Self-motivator, goal oriented and capable of thinking conceptually and independently, and knack to provide solutions for unexpected obstacles.
  • Experience with the entire Adobe Creative Suite, with exceptional skills in Photoshop, and strong skills in Illustrator and InDesign preferred.
  • Interest in learning more about web design, advanced HTML and CSS techniques, front-end and back-end web development, Adobe Creative Suite applications, and a variety of online marketing tools and platforms.
  • Time management and multitasking skills, with natural apt in organization.
  • Ability to work well with all levels in the organization and be a collaborative/team player.
  • Must show initiative and adaptability; be reliable and able to take responsibility and direction well.
  • Must be efficient and resourceful in collecting content from necessary departments for timely assistance.
  • Must be familiar and up-to-date with latest web trends, techniques, technologies, and methodologies.
  • Must demonstrate ownership of projects.
  • Proven work experience as a web designer by submitting portfolio of past work is required.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL BENEFICIAL SKILLS:

  • Experience in creating animations for the web.
  • Experience in implementing and developing for web Content Management Systems.
  • General knowledge of video editing and concepts and tools.

 

 

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.