Front-End Web Designer

Location
Beltsville, Maryland
Posted
Aug 31, 2018
Closes
Oct 05, 2018
Ref
06.18C
Hours
Full Time

Looking for a collaborative, fun company with room for growth?

IMS, Inc. is a recognized leader in the biomedical IT field, with clients including the NCI, CDC, & major pharmaceutical firms. We are a diverse group of people with a focus on product quality, customer satisfaction, & enjoying what we do. We have a relaxed, friendly work environment, where employees are recognized for the work that they do. Add to that work/life balance, social events, casual dress, & no cubicles- that’s why many employees have stayed with us.

Join us as a Front-End Web Designer & see what makes IMS such a unique place to work!

As a Front-End Designer, you will:

  • Work with IMS staff & clients to design, layout & code public-facing websites & collaborative research sites
  • Build prototypes as well as design & code sites to meet user experience (UX) best practices
  • Coordinate new content & maintain quality of existing sites
  • Enhance sites for SEO, functionality, & accessibility
  • Conduct compatibility tests
  • Ensure all sites meet the requirements for accessibility & functionality
  • Perform other web design & development related duties as assigned

To be eligible for this position, you must meet the following requirements:

  • BA/BS, or a AA/AS w/equivalent experience, from a U.S. DOE accredited institution with a 2.9+ GPA
  • 1-4 years of professional web design & development experience required
  • Proficiency w/HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, & JavaScript
  • Experience w/website usability & content strategy
  • Knowledge of responsive frameworks
  • Demonstrated strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to relay technical information to clients & users in layman terms
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving & analytical skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail & organization skills
  • Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, & work within a team
  • Knowledge of Section 508 and W3C WCAG 2.0 guidelines a plus

If this sounds like the right position for your career, apply today at: .EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet

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