Web Developer/Graphic Designer
Jewish Federation - St. Louis, MO

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Web Developer/Graphic Designer

Seeking a creative, collaborative person to join our Marketing team as a Designer with front end developer skills.

Job Summary:

The Web Developer/Graphic Designer will be responsible for developing, maintaining and recommending updates for several community and organizational websites and mini-sites, as well as working with a Digital Communications Strategist to coordinate and execute email and social media marketing activity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, design, produce and deliver new site features/functionality. Perform maintenance and updates to the existing websites.
  • Track usage and recommend content refinements & enhancements (photos, videos, promotional programs, etc.) to drive engagement, interactivity and site traffic.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing department, Development and others to manage and implement multiple online advertising campaigns.
  • Consistently improve the donors’ volunteers’ and other community site visitors’ online experiences.
  • Design and deliver email marketing materials promoting a wide variety of programs, events and activities available to the community.
  • Perform quality assurance testing

Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Solid skills in graphic design, with stylistic breadth; looking for someone with an eye for typography, palette development, intuitive layout, and a pixel-level attention to detail. You must have a deep appreciation for clean, simple, usable interfaces.
  • Proactive & self-motivated, good natured, flexible, highly organized, collaborative
  • Ability to thrive in a self-directed, fast paced design and production environment delivering a wide range of interactive assets, from interactive models, prototypes, concepts to production assets.
  • Must possess excellent time-management & communication skills, with a proven ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to take art direction, feedback and critiques effectively.
  • Fluent in Adobe CS5 and CS6 programs; Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign.
  • Practical design/production experience in online and rich-media design.
  • Experience with designing websites, banners, animations
  • Thorough understanding of overall web site design, including basic usability, industry standards, architecture and navigation.
  • Ability to take concepts to code without assistance.
  • Working knowledge of HTML, DHTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript
  • Extensive knowledge of Word Press (self-hosted platform)
  • Apache web server / WHM & C-Panel
  • DNS management
  • Implementing and maintaining website security, as well as attack countermeasures
  • Experience with holistic thinking around overall usability and design approach
  • Bachelor’s degree required in design-related discipline: Interaction, Graphic or Interface design.
  • Design for mobile and tablet and experience with BlackBaud is a plus

This role requires a designer who works effectively independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

Candidates must have a portfolio with multiple examples of interactive design.

Application Information:
The Jewish Federation of St. Louis offers a terrific benefits package including health/dental, 403(b), vacation, paid Jewish and secular holiday’s, 50% off membership at the JCC, sick and personal time, life insurance, ltd and more.
For more information on our community visit www.jewishinstlouis.org.