Website Designer Job Description

Website Designer Job Description

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Website designer provides subject matter expertise on Section 508 accessibility requirements and leads testing efforts to ensure WCMS templates, components, and other files are compliant.

Website Designer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective website designer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included website designer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Creating engaging visual designs with strong branding, typography and iconography
Helping establish a new digital visual style guide
Collaborating with developers, information architects and others to create compelling and successful design layouts and components
Understanding and extending a visual language for interactive systems that hold up to the development process
Constructing clean and organized creative deliverables that adhere to style guidelines
Consideration of accessibility best practices
Performing website photo and image production work and other related duties as needed
Seasonal photo numbers
Color swap
Alts/swatches

Website Designer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Website Designer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: II, IAT, SSL

Education for Website Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the website designer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Design, Information Systems, Computer Science, Graphic Design, Marketing, Web Design, Website Development, Business, Management

Skills for Website Designer

Desired skills for website designer include:

Section 508 requirements and website accessibility
Adobe CC suite
Cascade Content Management System
Most importantly
Photoshop and Dreamweaver
DOM manipulation and AJAX-enabled UIs
Art
Decision forums
Developer-side SEO best practices
Governance

Desired experience for website designer includes:

Manage Facebook and Blog photo delivery process
Write copy for website, ads, email newsletters, social media
Strong knowledge and experience with web hosting technologies such as apache, tomcat, httpd
Experience and knowledge of database systems used to support web systems such as MySQL, Oracle
Good understanding of HTML (including HTML5) and CSS, with ability to hand-code
Experience of WordPress, PHP and MySQL

Website Designer Examples

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Website Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of website designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for website designer
  • Initiates and manages the design and creation of effective user experiences via wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, site maps, to support internal clients, based on the Bank’s brand visual standards, knowledge of web utility and functionality, understanding of user profiles and design concepts in multimedia platforms
  • Keeps abreast of best practices, trends
  • Create/customize a Content Management System (CMS) that is reliable and is supported worldwide, that will permit non-technical staff to instantly update web site content and add modules or sections
  • Integrate basic content from the existing website
  • Provide search capabilities using key words or phrasing that will identify content from throughout the site
  • Creates robust marketing collateral to promote services, industry/niche practices and build brand presence
  • Designs digital and print assets for lead generation programs, social media campaigns, proposals, presentations, media buys and recruiting efforts
  • Enhances the visual appearance and functionality of company websites and e-mails
  • Works on improving website SEO
  • Actively promotes need for website enhancements and new functionality and works with Corporate IT team on troubleshooting website problems and testing new functionality
Qualifications for website designer
  • Must be self-motivated, professional, and work well on a team, independently
  • 5+ Years’ experience in web design & 508 accessibility with Bachelors
  • Strong writing skills, from copy-writing to original features for publications
  • Support the design, delivery, evaluation, and updates of multiple classroom-based and virtual-instructor-led training courses
  • Assist with the deployments for suite of Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) courses deployed in each of the three FAA Regional Offices (ROs)
  • Update the e-Learning Management System (eLMS) learning histories with course completions and the Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) for course participants and subject matter experts who supported course development
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Website Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of website designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for website designer
  • Work with marketing team to develop and meet project timelines
  • Ensure brand standards are being met and assist with remediation as necessary
  • Add, edit text content through a Content Management Systems
  • Ability to make sitemaps, wireframe prototypes, task flow diagrams
  • Updates and edits to web pages
  • Identifying and creating needed content for websites
  • Administration of users to brand websites
  • Continuous improvement of websites by testing content, identifying bugs and improving online experience
  • Working with a variety of colleagues through the company to make updates and edits to websites
  • Developing digital marketing strategies, deploying and maintaining online content
Qualifications for website designer
  • Participate in quarterly teleconferences to present status updates
  • Support the identification and prioritization of requested development and updates to FAA’s Acquisition Management System (AMS) for real property policy, guidance, and templates
  • Coordinate the requirements gathering and development of the real property contract writing tool solution to be built upon FAA’s existing PRISM financial platform
  • Submit change request (CR) forms with redlines, and the final version of updated sections and documents for quarterly AMS publications
  • Provide support for the Real Estate Evaluation Program (REEP) including designing and preparing training material and classes
  • Minimum of nine years’ experience and a Bachelor's degree is required
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Website Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of website designer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for website designer
  • You are an active listen to client and user needs, with a knack for turning those needs into actionable items within the larger vision of a project
  • Communicate design intent to internal and external teams
  • Prepares site by installing and configuring server software
  • Creating successful responsive web designs for our Website clients
  • Seeking conceptual thinkers with attention to detail when creating the look, layout and features of a client’s website
  • With the knowledge of color theory, web design best practices, and current design trends, our Website Graphic Designers collaborate with clients to create websites that coincide with the vision for their individual practices
  • The job not only involves the understanding of responsive design, but also the ability to develop a screenshot with HTML/CSS for the client’s viewing purpose
  • The Website Graphic Designers also work closely with other web team members to develop responsive websites
  • Creating back up files
  • Solving code problems
Qualifications for website designer
  • Possess a proficient knowledge of web technologies
  • Degree or relevant experience in design or related areas
  • Qualified applicants will be required to complete a skills assessment
  • Must be in current role at least ninety (90) days
  • Must have no final written warning (FWW) within 60 days prior to the day of application to this posting
  • Must meet or exceed all minimum performance requirements (as applicable) in current position during the 30 day period prior to the day of application to this posting
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Website Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a website designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for website designer
  • Support Senior Designer and Creative Manager to create seasonal and weekly digital assets for desktop and mobile
  • Design original web pages and features -- take projects from concept to completion while working within the parameters of the brand style guide
  • Support Senior Email Designer with marketing and social campaigns
  • Present designs for approvals and feedback to senior level
  • Continually drive and evolve brand standards for the design of website, emails and marketing assets
  • Manage workflow to meet business and creative deadlines
  • Serve as the primary customer contact for ARES public website development
  • Create storyboards, process flows and site maps to communicate design ideas
  • Establish and promote website design guidelines and best practices
  • Work with database developers to create website-SQL-database interfaces
Qualifications for website designer
  • 2+ years of professional design experience required
  • Must possess a strong portfolio that demonstrates advanced layout skills and general illustration capabilities
  • Ability to provide and take creative direction
  • Time management is mandatory
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud, with an emphasis on InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver
  • College diploma for Web Development or equivalent experience in web development with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
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Website Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a website designer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for website designer
  • Represent ARES at JSC webmaster working group meetings
  • Interface with the social media teams within ARES and JSC for content
  • Designing, enhancing and maintaining the look & feel of new web pages (UX/UI) within existing style guides and designs
  • Enhance look and feel (UX/UI) of existing web pages
  • Wire framing, user journeys, prototyping for new web pages, apps and websites
  • Designing responsive email newsletter and campaign templates
  • Keeping abreast of trends in design and digital innovation
  • Developing, testing and evaluating designs
  • Discussing and solving complex problems
  • Develop content for web, print, and other media
Qualifications for website designer
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience with website development and content management
  • Experience with design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver
  • Proficient with HTML 5, and CSS 3, development with an understanding of HTML 5 standards
  • Understanding of PHP or ASPX.NET programming and SQL server database experience is an asset
  • Planning and implementing website projects and deploying on schedule
  • Comfortable working with a variety of teams, internal, external suppliers and colleagues

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