Web Designer

REJ & Associates, Inc. is seeking a skilled Front-End Designer/Developer to join our growing Design & Development Team.

General duties include designing, developing and coding web solutions that have a high visual impact using industry best practices and standards while working in a fast-paced environment.

The successful candidate will be an organized self-starter who is able to work with little or no oversight while juggling multiple projects and yet function well in a collaborative team environment. This individual should be experienced in front-end coding and development, working in both a content management system and Adobe Dreamweaver, exhibit expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, and demonstrate skill in adapting and coding in a responsive framework using Bootstrap. Expert knowledge of JQuery and JavaScript is a plus.

PLACE OF PERFORMANCE:Fort Meade, Md., with telework options.Performance hours include nights, weekends and holidays, with on-call hours. Typically, a 40-hour work week.

Fort Meade, MD

Mid-Senior Level

Full-Time

Clearance: Public Trust

60,000 - 80,000 Hourly

Skills:

  • Adobe CS
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Content Management System (CMS)
  • Design Layout
  • HTML
  • Info-Graphics
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • UI/UX

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Design and Web Content Management teams to provide graphic and web development support for the deployment of web special reports (microsites);
  • Create and maintain the look, feel and layout of web pages and the entire site;
  • Assist with maintenance, additions and improvements to the website;
  • Work collaboratively with the Web Content Management Team to troubleshoot website and/or Content Management System (CMS) issues;
  • Assist team in the design, planning and research of user interfaces (UI) that are user-friendly and appropriate for client needs; and,
  • Create web page designs that adhere to Section 508 accessibility guidelines.

Core Qualifications:

  • Authorization to work for any U.S. employer; candidate must be able to pass public trust security background screening – government and/or military experience a plus;
  • 5-6+ years of demonstrated hands-on experience with a wide array of design and technical skills in graphic and Web design and development;
  • Expert knowledge of web standards and technologies, including but not limited to HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, web browser optimization, responsive design, mobile design and Section 508 compliance;
  • Demonstrated ability in using Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc.);
  • Ability to design templates and modules using Bootstrap, working with back-end developers;
  • Proficiency in core graphic design principles (type, color, layout, composition, motion graphics) with the confidence to bend design rules when necessary;
  • Demonstrated experience working with and coding in both content management systems and Adobe Dreamweaver;
  • Proficiency in modifying and coding JavaScript and JQuery;
  • Willingness to demonstrate flexibility as needed to meet mission requirements; and, Any combination of education and training/experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described. A typical qualifying background includes a bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or master’s degree in graphic, Web design, digital media or related field.

Interesting in applying for this position? Please send your resume to tfales@rejassociates.com