Web Designer

EBSCO Information Services
Ipswich, MA

As the Web Designer for EBSCO’s Web Marketing team, you will be responsible for creating and driving engaging digital experiences. The Web Designer will serve as a cross-functional team member; working on information architecture, content strategy, schemas, testing, visual design, and high fidelity prototyping. This role will collaborate with fellow User Experience Designers, Web Developers, Content Writers, Design Team Members and Marketing/Business Stakeholders to understand the goals of each project and drive the team to execute.

The Web Designer will report to the Marketing Web Design Strategy Manager. 

Qualifications: 

Required Skills

  • 2+ years web design or UX design experience
  • A strong portfolio of process work and interactive designs, design systems, web sites and/or web applications that can be evaluated as part of the interview process
  • 2+ years experience and mid-high-level skills in graphic software (Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, Invision, etc)

Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge of accessibility standards
  • Familiarity working with HTML and CSS
  • Experience working with a design system, brand guidelines, etc.
Responsibilities: 
  • Advocate for design and user consistency across all EBSCO assets, leverage visual design skills to improve overall experience on EBSCO websites
  • Translate content into user flows, wireframes, visual and interactive designs that improve the overall experience of EBSCO websites
  • Build prototypes at the appropriate fidelity for stakeholder presentations, design critiques, and requirements-gathering
  • Keep up with the latest web design trends by following web thought leadership and information design
  • Engage the project teams in creative sessions, run design-thinking sessions to foster collaboration
  • Develop user interaction schemas to collaborate with leadership on information architecture, navigation, and content hierarchy direction
  • Use visual hierarchy principles to support information-finding, navigation, and web conversions
  • Understand business goals and project requirements to inform design decisions
  • Develop and maintain project design requirements
  • Aid leadership in research and drive usability testing
Compensation & Benefits: 

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

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