We are looking for an exceptional web / UI designer who has a passion for working with high-traffic web sites that focus on user experience, clean code and design. As a highly creative online graphic designer, you should have exceptional ability writing semantic, standards-compliant front-end code, creating user-interface design solutions, and use the latest technologies to develop and maintain dynamic websites.
The ideal candidate will be highly creative and self-directed, with a minimum of 2-5 years experience as a web designer. A background in graphic design is essential and Drupal theming experience is a huge asset.
You will work closely with our marketing, product, and operations teams to quickly create and implement compelling designs that educate, engage, and persuade the SugarCRM community and prospective customers. If you like to create, innovate, and have a passion for interactive design – we want to hear from you! Please be able to show an online portfolio of your work.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
- BA/BFA or equivalent training or experience in interactive arts and web design.
- Minimum 2-5 years experience as a web designer.
- Experience with designing information architecture and knowledge of enhancing navigation and layout for content rich websites.
- Excellent project management skills and comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment.
- Excellent communication skills, and the ability to facilitate your own meetings as necessary.
- Drive the design aesthetic for SugarCRM’s multiple web properties.
- Design and help implement high quality web sites.
- Assist in redesigning existing web properties.
- Work closely with back-end developers to optimize existing Web technology and create the best possible user experience.
- Design interfaces for various platforms.
- Tackle additional digital design tasks as required (e.g. email newsletters, microsites, banners, etc).
- Excellent hand coded HTML/CSS
- Experience integrating HTML/CSS with a CMS (Drupal, Wordpress, etc.)
- Expert knowledge of industry-standard visual design tools (Adobe Creative Suite)
HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS
- Drupal theming
- Experience with web analytics tools, SEO, and collecting data to inform design and refine approach.
- AS 3 and professional level experience working with Flash
- Solid social networking development experience
- Experience with PHP programming