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Publication or Company Association of Executive Search Consultants
Job Title Web Designer
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing, Non-profit, Web Development, Web Design
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements About The Role:
The Association of Executive Search Consultants seeks a full-time, in-house Web Designer. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment, bringing to life the online brands for BlueSteps.com, a career management service for executives, and for the AESC, a global trade association with representation in 70+ countries.

The Web Designer will be responsible for leading the entire process from supporting initial product marketing efforts, project management, design execution, front end coding and launch. Your designs should promote marketing objectives, while bringing to life the product brand. You will grow existing brands and build interactive websites and landing pages, as well as versatile templates that reduce development resources.

Responsibilities:
Work across teams as creative lead to bring three brands to life through design & UX
Drive marketing and branding objectives through creative design solutions and a strong set of technical skills -- must be able to implement designs in HTML, CSS, Javascript/jQuery (no WYSIWYG), as well as communicate concepts to internal and external developers when appropriate.
Use data, Google Analytics, and user testing to inform design and UX decisions
Provide proactive design thinking across the company to drive new design and product development efforts that keep our brands fresh and current
Develop design prototypes, wireframes, usage scenarios, and marketing communications templates
Define and create specifications for design & UX, for multiple websites, with interaction styles and modes that result in improved user experience and engagement
Stay up to date on current trends in design and UX for web and mobile
Evangelize best in class design thinking

Qualifications:
Proven design professional with at least 2+ years of experience
BA/BS/BFA in Web Design, Graphic Design, Advertising Design or related field required
Must be a current practicing designer with exceptional design skills
Experience creating process flows, wireframes, and mockups to effectively conceptualize and present detailed interaction behaviors
Experience building websites using a minimum of HTML, CSS, Javascript/ jQuery
Experience building web sites within one or more CMS frameworks
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop)
Comfort working with SQL or similar query language
Experience with Google Analytics
Well versed in marketing and branding
Strong understanding of identity, typography, color, and layout for digital media
Grasp of luxury/professional services brands and marketing approaches
Deep understanding of design best practices
Must be an excellent communicator, both in design and writing, and able to deliver presentations to senior management
Proven ability to communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale to stakeholders as well as to developers
Self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines
Ability to work collaboratively and both apply and receive creative/constructive feedback in a team environment
Comfortable working in a corporate/business environment
Knowledge of mobile technologies a plus
Ability to work with internal staff to troubleshoot hardware and software issues a plus

Benefits and Perks:
The AESC offers a fun and collaborative work environment with an extensive benefits package including generous paid time off, health and dental benefits, life insurance and long term disability policies, summer Fridays and more.

About Our Company:
Founded in 1959, The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) is the worldwide professional association for the retained executive recruitment industry, representing 350+ member organizations in 75 countries, from publicly traded companies to boutique firms around the world. The AESC has offered BlueSteps.com since 2000, an online career management service exclusively for senior executives, and ExecutiveSearchConnect.com, a free service for the HR community.
About Our Company About the AESC:
Founded in 1959, The Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) is the worldwide professional association for the retained executive recruitment industry, representing 350+ member organizations in 75 countries, from publicly traded companies to boutique firms around the world. The AESC has offered BlueSteps.com since 2000, an online career management service exclusively for senior executives, and ExecutiveSearchConnect.com, a free service for the HR community.
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