UI/Web Designer (temp position)

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Job Description

Inverse Paradox, a growing digital agency in the Philadelphia area is seeking a UI/Web Designer to join our team on a temporary basis (1099 contractor). Since 2007, Inverse Paradox has embraced the WordPress platform as the backbone to all its website offerings for clients ranging from the small business next door with just a few editable pages of content to international publications utilizing complex taxonomies generating 100,000s of pages. In this role, you’ll be working with the team to help design engaging UI interfaces for websites of varying scale and complexity.

This role will be the equivalent of 40hrs per week for an anticipated contract period of May 1 – September 1, 2020 with the potential for a 30-day extension (through October 1, 2020) and/or conversion to permanent employment.

Responsibilities

  • Design effective and engaging websites
  • Use mobile-first and responsive design techniques for UIs across multiple platforms
  • Ensure a consistent brand and message across all clients’ visual communications
  • Provide informed recommendations for marketing strategy, design and layout, and behavior and functionality of websites through general knowledge of UI/UX best practices
  • Participate in client meetings, calls & e-mails to communicate design ideas
  • Collaborate with project managers & developers to assure the successful translation of design to code
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience in designing websites for WordPress
  • Experience in designing eCommerces websites
  • Familiar with designing general print materials
  • Adobe XD, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills are required
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word & Excel
  • Strong sense of design and high attention to detail
  • Customer service skills

Beneficial but not required:

  • Experience with WordPress Gutenberg and Beaver Builder page building systems
  • Background working in eCommerce platforms including WooCommerce, Magento, Shopify and/or BigCommerce

Requirements

  • B.S., B.A. or equivalent 4-year degree in Graphic Design, Web Design or related field
  • 1+ year experience with WordPress
  • Previous development firm/agency experience preferred
  • Critical design taste, specifically in layout, typography and photography
  • Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Work with a collaborative team that relies on being proactive, innovative and energetic

Apply

To apply for this position, e-mail your cover letter, resume and portfolio to wpjobs@inverseparadox.net.

As a company, we pride ourselves on being a locally oriented team. Therefore this opportunity is not open for telecommuting (except for the current COVID-19 circumstances) or outsourcing. Submissions from recruiters will not be considered.

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