Mobile Web Designer - FULL TIME
Wapple is a leader in mobile web technology and services and is looking for a passionate and talented web and graphic designer to join our team.
Why work for Wapple?
You’ll get the opportunity to design for some of the world’s biggest and most recognizable brands and be part of the emerging mobile web space.
You’ll also be working within an exciting, international team, with a friendly casual vibe.
Your position would involve doing a wide range of work including designing mobile sites and artwork for many of our clients and world famous brands.
Creating design layouts in Photoshop, and working closely with other team members to get them built
Designing mobile websites and occasional web sites for clients
Using Wapple’s publishing platform to produce advanced mobile websites
Creating web and print marketing materials for advertising and shows
Updating web content – HTML, CSS
Other related tasks as may reasonably be required to meet the needs of the Company
Passion about design and the mobile web
A strong desire to learn and soak up skills
Background in fine arts, graphic design or publishing
4 years college degree/ 2 years associate degree is desirable but not essential
Proven experience designing for web and print
Mobile web design experience is desirable
Masterful skills for Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator (or equivalent), and the ability to create
Experience of working to tight deadlines
Some server-side scripting using PHP and experience with SQL databases are desirable but not essential
Experience of digital marketing and campaigning
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
Understand differences of designing for mobile compared to web and other media
Strong understanding of website design
Understanding of mobile website design principles
Implementing best user experiences
Knowledge of the Mobile Industry would be desirable
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Confidence and creativity to think beyond the obvious and to justify your design ideas
Work well as part of a team and on your own.
Communicate extremely well verbally and in writing
Confidence to be assertive, honest and contribute with your own ideas
Use new and standard IT systems
Think and act quickly and appropriately in a pressured situation
Take on new challenges and learn new applications and processes quickly
Self-disciplined, able to take instructions well, adapt to new priorities and meet tight deadlines whilst remaining thorough and focussed on delivering high quality results