Web Designer - Remote (Ecuador)

Company Description

NAS Recruitment Innovation, an M3USA Company, is a leading employer branding and recruitment marketing organization with a 70-year history of helping clients attract top candidates. We optimize candidate attraction through storytelling, technology and strategy.

Due to our continued growth, we are hiring for an Web Designer at NAS Recruitment Innovation

Job Description

Business Unit Mission:

The Web Designer’s mission is to develop and maintain customer websites that drive the digital services facet of the business utilizing a variety of frameworks including ASP.NET, JQuery, SASS, HTML, and CSS. You will be expected to be well versed in web compliance standards and practices and be aware of new browser abilities/limitations.

This individual will work closely with the Digital Services, and Engineering to help implementation, review, and deployment of the developed product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Including, but not limited to the following:

  • Work with a small team to design and build software applications to function across multiple platforms
  • Produce front-end code and visual comps to create a polished and highly functional user interface with a focus on usability and simplicity of design
  • Collaborate with internal and external end users of software programs, , to determine user needs and adapt programming accordingly
  • Ensure software operates ideally across a range of programs and platforms, including Microsoft and Apple products and various mobile operating systems
  • Use graphic design software to create branding and logos and incorporate visual elements into programming with the goal of creating a streamlined design and a pleasant but visually simple user interface
  • Conduct thorough testing of user interfaces in multiple platforms to ensure all designs render correctly and systems function properly, incorporating feedback from actual potential users as well as members of the design team
  • Solve any design or usability issues that arise and anticipate potential future problems so they can be resolved before they impact users
  • Have the ability to implement and maintain industry standards around documentation and coding style.

Outcome(s):

  • Improve implementation time by 40% or more. Defined as time from design approval to customer review and acceptance.

Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate with fellow Web Designers and Digital Services effectively and accurately.
  • Correct and broad understanding of technologies used in web development.
  • Good time management skills and necessary discipline to work on multiple projects simultaneously and without a lot of supervision, with the additional challenge of full time remote work.

Qualifications

Education and Training Required:

Bachelor’s degree of equivalent work experience in a computer science or graphic design related field.

Minimum Experience: 

1 year of experience in a similar role working on web-based products.

Knowledge, Skill, Ability:

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTMLS, CSS3 and CSS animation.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Strong knowledge of aesthetics and design principles, including Responsive Web Design, and progressive enhancement/graceful degradation techniques.
  • Proven UI experience.
  • Familiarity with web accessibility standards a plus (WCAG 2.x).
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision and guidance
  • Proficient in static site generation libraries
  • Experienced using next.js
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery, is a nice to have.

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