Front-End Designer

Employer
REJ & Associates, Inc.
Location
Fort Meade, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 19, 2017
Hours
Full Time
POSITION DESCRIPTION: REJ & Associates, Inc. is seeking a skilled Front-End Designer/Developer to join our growing Design & Development Team. General duties include designing, developing and coding web solutions that have a high visual impact using industry best practices and standards while working in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be an organized self-starter who is able to work with little or no oversight while juggling multiple projects and yet function well in a collaborative team environment. This individual should be experienced in front-end coding and development, working in both a content management system and Adobe Dreamweaver, exhibit expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, and demonstrate skill in adapting and coding in a responsive framework using Bootstrap. Expert knowledge of JQuery and JavaScript is a plus. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Fort Meade, Md., with telework options. Performance hours include nights, weekends and holidays, with on-call hours. Typically, a 40-hour work week. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: * Work with the Design and Web Content Management teams to provide graphic and web development support for the deployment of web special reports (microsites); * Create and maintain the look, feel and layout of web pages and the entire site; * Assist with maintenance, additions and improvements to the website; * Work collaboratively with the Web Content Management Team to troubleshoot website and/or Content Management System (CMS) issues; * Assist team in the design, planning and research of user interfaces (UI) that are user-friendly and appropriate for client needs; and, * Create web page designs that adhere to Section 508 accessibility guidelines. CORE QUALIFICATIONS: * Authorization to work for any US employer; candidate must be able to pass public trust security background screening - government and/or military experience a plus; * 5-6+ years of demonstrated hands-on experience with a wide array of design and technical skillsin graphic and Web design and development; * Expert knowledge of web standards and technologies, including but not limited to HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, web browser optimization, responsive design, mobile design and Section 508 compliance; * Demonstrated agility in using Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc.); * Ability to design templates and modules using Bootstrap, working with back-end developers; * Proficiency in core graphic design principles (type, color, layout, composition, motion graphics) with the confidence to bend design rules when necessary; * Demonstrated experience working with and coding in both content management systems and Adobe Dreamweaver; * Proficiency in modifying and coding JavaScript and JQuery; * Willingness to demonstrate flexibility as needed to meet mission requirements; and, * Any combination of education and training/experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described. A typical qualifying background includes a bachelor's degree (BA/BS) or master's degree in graphic, Web design, digital media or related field. If you are qualified and interested in this position, please send your resume, cover letter, salary requirements and samples (graphics, designs, websites, widgets, applications, etc.) to: Trey Fales at [Click Here to Email Your Resume]. Compensation is based on industry standards, experience and skill level. REJ & Associates, Inc., an Equal Opportunity Employer, offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance; Simple IRA with match; short- and long-term disability; company-paid holidays; and vacation.