Web Designer (Part-Time)
American Technology Services - Fairfax, VA

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American Technology Services (ATS) seeks a part-time Web designer. ATS is a hard-working, fun-loving technology company. We provide technical and consulting services to associations and financial institutions. We seek a talented Web designer who excels in creating designs for dynamic Web sites and who can contribute to the success of our projects by taking on additional programming tasks. Preferred candidates will strive for personal growth and success, have an entrepreneurial spirit, work well in a collaborative team environment, and be passionate about staying abreast of the latest in interactive design.

Primary Job Responsibilities include:
  • Graphic design and production for Web sites
  • Interpreting client information as part of the design process
  • Communicating effectively with clients and internal team members throughout the design process
  • Working as part of project teams that include people in technical, creative, and management roles
  • Cutting up Photoshop and/or Illustrator designs for implementation in content management system templates
  • Programming standards-compliant, accessible CSS
  • Helping ensure general usability, accessibility, and Section 508 compliance
  • Creating, selecting, and/or optimizing graphics and photos for use on the Web
  • Designing user interfaces for functional pages —e.g., search engine results pages and dynamic forms
  • Helping refine processes, procedures, and standards related to design
Additional Job Responsibilities may include:
  • Programming HTML,
  • Developing graphics for presentations and proposals
  • Helping ensure cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility
  • Developing and/or expanding design style guides
  • Updating existing client sites
  • Designing and supervising production of print collateral
General Requirements:
  • Bachelor ’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of two years of related professional experience
  • A design portfolio and/or Web site that demonstrates exceptional design ability
  • Experience designing Web sites built on a template-based content management system
  • Expert ability in Adobe software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Experience with CSS skills, including the ability to program standards-compliant, accessible CSS
  • Strong HTML skills
  • Good Flash and/or Silverlight programming skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, comfort communicating with ATS and client employees at all levels and across functions
  • Solid understanding of optimization of Web graphics
  • Capacity to balance multiple projects and work in a problem-solving environment
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Experience working with or in associations and/or not-for-profits
  • Working knowledge of W3C standards and Section 508 guidelines
  • Basic knowledge of user-centered design process and methods
  • Experience programming standards-compliant JavaScript, AJAX, XML, and/or XHTMLASP.NET, ASP, SQL skills
American Technology Services offers you:
  • A positive and collaborative work environment
  • Small company culture
  • “Big company ” benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Training support and assistance programs to keep you and us up on new technologies
  • Inspirational time for emerging technology research and development
  • Encouragement to recommend new ideas for our clients and internal processes
What you will offer American Technology Services:
  • A positive attitude and solid work ethic
  • High-quality work products
  • Ability to work creatively and stay abreast of the latest interactive design trends
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and meet client deadlines
  • Motivation to continue learning
  • Willingness to mentor others and be mentored
American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS) is a full-service IT solutions firm that has earned a reputation for delivering high-quality services in four key areas:
  • •Network Services
  • Web Design

" Development Managed Hosting IT Consulting Check us out at www.networkats.com. Please send or link your portfolio when you send your application resume. American Technology Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a Drug-Free Work Environment.

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