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Web Designer

The Web Designer is responsible for creating aesthetically pleasing and functional websites.

They are involved in the visual design aspect of websites, including layout, user interface, and user experience design, and implementing those designs through basic front-end development. Their goal is to provide a design that aligns with the clients' objectives while ensuring that the website is easy to navigate and user-friendly.

Responsibilities and Duties

Design Website Layouts. Develop mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how the website will function and appear to the end-user.

Balance Aesthetics and Functionality. Create an engaging and user-friendly website design while ensuring it aligns with the client's brand and objectives.

Improve User Experience. Use various tools and methods to create a design that provides an effective and enjoyable experience for users.

Stay Current with Industry Trends. Keep up-to-date with the latest web design trends, techniques, and technologies.

Test and Improving Old Sites. Conduct testing of completed websites, identifying any issues and making improvements as needed.

Content Development. Assist in developing web content and graphics by coordinating with copywriters and graphic artists.

Assist with Customer Support. Assist the customer support specialist with support needs that require additional expertise or design input beyond what the specialist can do on their own.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven work experience as a Web Designer.
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio.
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.
  • Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques, and technologies.

Work Environment

Web Designers at Upland work in a collaborative office environment, but the role is also well-suited to remote work. They may work standard office hours, but project deadlines can sometimes require additional hours.