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Web Designer

Neon CRM · Chicago, IL

Design + UX Partners & Advocates Posted 4 weeks ago Claim this company

Summary

We are a private, Chicago-based company that provides technology solutions to nonprofits. We love our customers, and our mission is to empower them with the most impactful CRM database and inspiring websites, supported by the most helpful and caring nonprofit experts.

Your main responsibility will be to build beautiful custom websites for our nonprofit clients. You will be a member of our talented web services team that includes a project manager and other web designers.

Essential Functions

  • Work directly with customers to design, develop, and implement beautiful new WordPress websites on the NeonCRM Web Services platform

  • Take the lead on a significant portion of the project lifecycle: information architecture, visual design, content strategy, and implementation of the site

  • Develop WordPress themes and plugins as necessary to meet the needs of customers

  • Assist customers with the integration between their existing website and their NeonCRM system

  • Take an active role in the overall strategy of the Web Services department by advising stakeholders and helping develop business policy

  • Effectively scope out and organize the workload of projects and meet deadlines

  • Stay on top of current trends and best practices for web design

  • Learn new skills based on job requirements

  • Assist the lead designer with others tasks as needed

Required Qualifications

  • 1+ years experience implementing websites using the WordPress platform

  • Experience working in Wordpress themes and front-end editors such as a Visual Composer, Fusion builder, or Beaver Builder

  • Experience leading technology projects and working in an office with an on-site team

  • Proficient in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS

  • A good eye for aesthetics. Candidates are expected to be able to create polished, professional designs

  • Familiarity with creating wireframes and designing information architecture for websites

  • Ability to establish time estimates for work and communicate effectively around deadlines and deliverables

  • Experience working in a hands-on, action-oriented culture, with a proven ability to work well under pressure and adapt to change quickly

Competencies

  • Web Design

  • Visual Design

  • Teamwork Orientation

  • Project Management

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role.

Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position consisting of a minimum of 40 hours per week. Exempt employees are required to work the number of hours necessary to complete their assigned duties.

Travel

This position does not require any travel.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change as determined by the needs of the company.

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