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Web Designer

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EAB | Enrollment Services | Richmond, VA

 

About EAB

At EAB, our mission is to make education smarter and our communities stronger. We harness the collective power of more than 1,500+ schools, colleges, and universities to uncover and apply proven practices and transformative insights. And since complex problems require multifaceted solutions, we work with each school differently to apply these insights through a customized blend of research, technology, and services. From kindergarten to college and beyond, EAB partners with education leaders, practitioners, and staff to accelerate progress and drive results across three key areas: enrollment management, student success, and institutional operations and strategy.

At EAB, we serve not only our members but each other—that's why we are always working to make sure our employees love their jobs and are invested in their community. See how we've been recognized for this dedication to our employees by checking out our recent awards.

For more information, visit our Careers page.  

The Role in Brief:

Web Designer

We’re looking for talented, passionate web designers to join our growing team!  We create strategic, conversion-centered landing pages and web experiences for universities looking to recruit potential students and engage with alumni.  We work hard and have fun doing it, geeking out about mobile-first, responsive design and accessibility.  If you’re a strong designer with some chops in HTML and CSS and a desire to learn and grow, you’ll fit in great.  If you have a background in marketing and exceptional time-management skills, even better! 

This role is based in Richmond, VA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create designs and visual assets for landing pages and other web experiences using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Collaborate with print designers and copywriters to create cohesive and impactful creative for our campaigns
  • Build responsive webpages using HTML and CSS/Sass, following best practices to ensure optimal performance and cross-browser and device compatibility
  • Work within our content management system (CMS) to format content and configure functionality
  • Manage projects to ensure timely completion and exceptional quality

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design, web design, communication design or related field with 2 years' experience in web design or a related discipline such as UI/UX design OR 4-6 years’ equivalent experience, education and/or training
  • Experience hand-coding responsive websites with HTML and CSS
  • Solid proficiency with design software, specifically Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Portfolio of representative work

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Experience designing for marketing campaigns
  • Experience with Sass (or other CSS pre-processors)
  • Experience with accessibility standards
  • Experience with user testing
  • Experience with Wordpress or another CMS
  • Comfort with JavaScript and jQuery
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Proactive problem solver and quick thinker
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities

Benefits:

Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive benefits package.

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Generous PTO
  • Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
  • Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
  • Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
  • Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here.

 

At EAB, we believe that to fulfill our mission to “make education smarter and our communities stronger” we need team members who bring a diversity of perspectives to the table and a workplace where each team member is valued, respected and heard.

To that end, EAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.