Web & Interactive Designer (Mid-Level) - Omaha, NE / Remote-US

Friendly Design Co
Washington, DC
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Full Time
Are you a Friendly Web Designer?Friendly Design Co seeks a full-time, mid-level Web and Interactive Designer to join our team. We're looking for a strategic designer who will conceptualize and design websites for mission-driven clients like World Central Kitchen, ADL, and the Griffith Observatory.In this position, you'll be designing in a collaborative environment, working closely with developers and the rest of our design team. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about creating meaningful work.Our ideal candidate seeks to expand their skills and try new tools, and pushes themselves to do so. They have a keen eye for details and a drive for staying organized; feel confident presenting and defending their ideas and decisions; appreciate new technology; know visual design and brand identity trends and best practices; understand usability and accessibility; and love typography.Design can do more than look good- it can do good too.Friendly's work primarily involves visual identity design and website design & development. We are collaborators, both internally and externally, who work with niche and not-for-profit clients who believe in doing good work for their audiences and respect our process and people. We are purposeful, practical, and thoughtful while being open, spirited, and fun. We create delightful experiences for our clients and their audiences and design the best possible solution to the challenge at hand. A successful candidate for this position should exhibit an interest in both the role and applying their work to improve our communities.This position may be filled by a remote applicant in the United States. Due to Covid-19 our team remains fully remote, but our preference is for a candidate in the communities near one of our offices in Washington, DC or Omaha, NE who could join us as part of a hybrid in-person schedule in the future.If this job listing and requirements don't describe you perfectly but you feel there is a strong reason for you to be considered, get in touch and tell us why you want to work with us!RequirementsRoles & ResponsibilitiesOur ideal candidate:Has a strong eye for design and is excited about bringing brands and organizations to life online in a visual, strategic, and engaging wayCan confidently contribute across the life cycle of a web project (bidding new business, UX workshops and activities, wireframing, prototyping, visual design, and working with developers) to create a successful finished productCollaborates with a close-knit team of designers, developers, and strategists; providing guidance to colleagues where neededCommunicates directly with clients and vendors, often leading creative processes, presentations, and reviewsSelf-manages to complete tasks and meet deadlines on a variety of projectsExperience & Abilities3+ years designing websites, applications, or other interactive mediaAbility to create interactive designs from detailed interfaces to rich visual experiencesDemonstrated ability to collaborate with developers to build a final productMastery of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and/or FigmaComfort with Wordpress, Squarespace, and modern content management systemsExperience with InVision and other prototyping and interactive design toolsGeneral knowledge of HTML and CSSBonusKnowledge of UX processes and comfort with leading workshops, evaluating site content, building a sitemap, creating wireframes, etc.Illustration or brand design experience skillsHTML and CSS proficiencyBenefitsFull Medical insurance from one of our Gold Tier plansFull Dental and Vision InsuranceLife and Disability InsuranceGenerous PTO, medical leave, and HolidaysUp to 12 weeks of concurrent Parental leaveSimple IRA with employer matchingHealth Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsProfessional development budgetMembership dues for professional association of your choiceState-of-the-art workstationGenerous remote and flex workMonthly team outings (and by outings these days, we mean everyone sets their Zoom background to a faraway land)At Friendly, we are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, especially women, people who identify as LQBTQ, people of color, people with disabilities, and people with intersectional identities.

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