Design Gig of the Day: Web Designer at The Honest Company

Looking for a contract position in interactive design? The Honest Company, makers of eco-friendly products for baby, family and home, is seeking a web designer for its Santa Monica, CA, office. The gig is full-time contract (40 hours/week) with potential to become a salaried position. Click through to learn more and apply:

The Web Designer will be responsible for executing design work for the web. Projects will include: user-interface execution from wires and revisions, presentation design, website and on-going development, and online display advertising design. You will be working closely with a small team of passionate creatives to execute and deploy specific web based projects with the opportunity to work in other creative areas: printed collateral, product and packaging design, and all outward facing company deliverables.

Designer Responsibilities

  • Execute front-end design concepts and implementation of features across The Honest Company’s website
  • Provide conceptual, design, and copy direction as appropriate for web and marketing materials including, but not limited to, emails, banner advertising and other collateral
  • Work closely with server-side engineering, back-end development and creative teams to build and code new features and enhancements across the site
  • Maintain a consistent brand identity/experience across our network of partnerships, collateral materials, user control panels and display advertising

Requirements/Qualifications

  • 4-year degree (or equivalent experience)
  •  2+ years of professional design and development experience
  • Possess a solid understanding of front-end development and design aptitude
  • Proven ability in developing sites with heavy front end user interaction
  • Ability to make good, effective design decisions
  • Solid understanding of browser-specific rendering, including email clients
  • Familiarity with Facebook customization and integration desirable
  • Experience working in an ecommerce environment a plus
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, experience with jQuery/Javascript, intermediate to advanced Flash skills (Action Scripting a plus), experience with front end coding
  • Online portfolio of high-quality interactive experiences (e-commerce sites and transactional landing pages a major plus).

Personal Attributes

  • A self-directed person who knows what needs to be done and operates with urgency, focus and discipline
  • Strong organizational skills with extreme attention to detail
  • Able to thrive in a high growth, fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal
  • Hands-on; completes tasks and dependable
  • Strong team player who can build strong relationships within all levels of the organization
  • Ethical, fair and of high integrity

Looking for a full-time contractor. Minimum 40 hours per week. Opportunity to become a salaried position.

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