Web Designer Developer

Position Description

Riptide Web is currently seeking an experienced website designer/developer to join our team. The ideal candidate will be proficient in design and development using modern programming languages for web applications (HTML, CSS, JSON, XML, PHP, XSLT, Node.js, modern JavaScript libraries). They will understand and be skilled at designing user experiences (UX) and user interfaces (UI) that balance aesthetics, usability, and accessibility.

Core Responsibilities

  • Design and implement rich, interactive, and responsive web experiences using to deliver intuitive, clean user experiences across multiple screens
  • Collaborate with team members to design user interfaces and make aesthetic updates as well as create new web-based designs.
  • Interpret design and vision into web content, including branding, typography, layout, image production, page integration and user experience
  • Define site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features, maximizing functionality and optimizing user experience.
  • Execute fresh design and layout within branding guidelines for creative, promotional and marketing elements such as web pages, blog and social media posts, email templates, print collateral and digital imagery
  • Breakdown design into components and build digital elements, create engaging web content
  • Test appearance and functionality of web content in multiple browsers, platforms and screen sizes
  • Apply knowledge of layout principles, information architecture, human factors and web standards to develop ideas from concept stage to final markup.
  • Create wireframes, prototypes and graphic layouts to communicate functionality and presentation of complex interfaces to both executives and developers.
  • Create Visual Design Comps and conduct rapid prototyping
  • Create storyboards, rapid prototypes, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Web Design, Interactive Design or equivalent experience. Four (4) plus years’ experience in a professional environment.
  • 5+ years of level UX/UI Design and Web Design Roles including B2C and B2B web design experience
  • Front end coding skills is must.(Expert in HTML, CSS, Bootstrap , Javascript & jQuery)
  • Expert in Web Interface Design, Interaction Design. High degree of competency in Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Creative Suite Products and ability to create beautiful, usable interfaces. Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design and wire-framing tools.
  • Knowledge of browser and platform compatibility issues
  • Understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development and deployment, with some back-end knowledge
  • Strong understanding of the latest web technologies, desire and ability to keep abreast of innovative design trends, technologies and techniques and user-centered design
  • Strong team and communication skills; Attention to detail
  • Proficient in Responsive Web Design, Web standards, Best practices and mobile user experience
  • Focus on user experience design and implementation, with an eye for simplicity and usability.
  • Self-directed and capable of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to translate design comps into interactive pages with precision
  • Strong experience with responsive design, including responsive grids and images

Company Culture

Since 2012, Riptide Web has valued our partnerships with our clients above everything else. Each month, we know we have to earn their trust and prove our value, so we never stop trying to be the best and offer the best. That means hiring, training, and retaining exceptional people.

We constantly go above and beyond to add value to the client experience. Each team member knows that we are counting on each other, so we can collectively serve our clients and help them grow.

We support each other—there’s plenty of training and growth opportunities with employee well-being a top priority. Our goal is to set each other up to succeed personally knowing that will ultimately improve our client relationships and company culture.

Most importantly, we really do not do well with a, “that’s just the way it is” mentality. We also know we aren’t for everyone. If freedom to research and grow and tackling professional challenges motivates you, please apply. We want to learn more about you now!

COVID-19 Considerations:

To keep our employees as safe as possible, we have implemented a work from home protocol. On-boarding will be completed remotely as well. We’ve implemented social distancing, mask use, and extended cleaning in our office when we return.

Equality Opportunity Employment

Riptide Web is an Equal Opportunity Employer who knows the value of diversity and celebrates the impact it has on our employees, our products, and our community. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit factor.