Connecticut Art Directors Club

April 2019


Designer

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2019

The designer position will serve as part of the Web Solutions creative team in Meriden, developing website layouts, site enhancements, print collateral, and related brand pieces under the direction of the creative director, design team and account managers.

In this position, you will:

  • Design for a broad range of clients and projects including wireframe designs, website layouts, branding, and print collateral
  • Complete client website updates, upgrades, and enhancements including interaction with content management, print/web production work, website design concepts, application interface design, and graphics support
  • Convert designs into semantic HTML/CSS, browser test coded templates, and identify/resolve browser compatibility issues
  • Expand your creative layout capabilities as they apply to site functionality, interaction, and typography

You will love this job if you:

  • Have the ability to build and strengthen brands and make them engaging through design
  • Are knowledgeable in the latest trends and best practices in print and web design, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript frameworks and toolkits and PHP within the WordPress environment
  • Value working alongside talented team members
  • Have a desire to continue learning and growing your skills
  • Work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that supports team mentoring

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Art / Graphic Design
  • 2-4 years experience
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Professional experience in responsive website design, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Experience with WordPress, Javascript and programming a plus
  • Online portfolio demonstrating design abilities required
  • Candidates responding to this position must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States

Apply:

Visit websolutions.com/careers and fill out the online application.

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Front-End Developer

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2019

As a front-end web developer, you will bring exceptional design concepts to life. This position will be responsible for the development, production, and delivery of web graphics/HTML/CSS, web content layout and client-requested updates under the direction of the creative director, designers and account managers. 

In this position, you will:

  • Convert designs into semantic HTML/CSS, implement visual elements, and identify/ resolve all browser compatibility issues while implementing layouts with CMS platforms including WordPress
  • Create engaging and interactive user experiences through movement, animations and transitions
  • Bridge the gap between visual concepts and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides of development
  • Stay up-to-date with the progression of HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, Javascript, and other related new/emerging technologies
  • Complete client site updates, including design, HTML/CSS content management and graphic support
  • Complement the creative team with support in wireframe development, website layouts, and user experience page enhancement

You will love this job if you:

  • Are detail-oriented and a problem-solver who likes to make things work
  • Are motivated to meld the logic of programming with the art of design
  • Are knowledgeable in the latest trends and best practices in print and web design as well as web programming skills using HTML5, CSS3, Javascript frameworks and toolkits and PHP within the WordPress environment
  • Can troubleshoot cross-browser compatibility issues, optimize site performance and understand web standards
  • Enjoy developing visually appealing creative web pieces for clients in a variety of industries
  • Work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that supports team mentoring

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Art/Graphic Design, Web Design, Computer Programming or related field
  • 2-5 years experience as a front-end developer, programmer or designer
  • Fluent in writing HTML/CSS code
  • Expert in Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator
  • Experience with Javascript, jQuery, PHP, ASP.NET, Sketch, InDesign or photography a plus
  • Applied knowledge of web typography and color systems
  • Portfolio or samples demonstrating development abilities and design competency
  • Candidates responding to this position must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States

Apply:

Apply online at websolutions.com/careers/front-end-developer.

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