Web Designer

Employer
Launch That
Location
Orlando, Florida
Salary
Negotiable and commensurate with experience
Posted
Aug 22, 2021
Closes
Oct 21, 2021
Category
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

At Launch That, we celebrate our success and offer a vibrant and fun culture that focuses on relationships and collaboration! In addition to a full suite of benefits, our team members enjoy a unique break room with complimentary Xbox, arcade games, hot beverages on demand, fountain drinks, and a robust snack bar! We volunteer in our community and we have exciting company events. We work hard and appreciate work/life balance, so all of our team members enjoy a paid company-wide Holiday Break from December 24th - January 1st each year!  

Launch That is an established leader in the world of digital marketing! We have a track record of creating vibrant, successful digital brands. Our core competencies are SEO and SEM -- inbound marketing -- and we are known for building websites that have excellent content. 

About Us:

Our mission is to connect people to extraordinary resources.

Launch That was founded in 2007 as an entrepreneurial digital marketing startup that's grown from 2 founders in a garage to almost 100 digital, tech, creative and content professionals in the heart of downtown Orlando. We’re on the cutting edge of digital marketing with a vision to build the most valuable digital brands. We believe we will achieve this by connecting people to extraordinary resources. Launch That's core talent is exceptional. Many team members have 10+ years of experience in digital industries across extremely competitive business lines. However, it's our culture that distinguishes us. We're a close-knit, interactive company with a passion to build something special. This is exemplified by our state-of-the-art workplace which we designed and own ourselves. It is also demonstrated in our unique, fun events where we celebrate our successes. We believe that our work starts and ends with our team - and it's that focus that makes us one of the best places to work, not just in Orlando, but in the country.

About this Role:

We are currently seeking a well-experienced Web/UI and Graphic Designer with experience working in a marketing environment to join our team and be responsible for the overall website design, graphics, content creation, promotional campaign, events, and display ads. The building and implementing a UI strategy across multiple products on desktop and mobile.

You’ll have direct responsibility for the design, development and evolution of web page environments that deliver modern, engaging and dynamic customer experiences. And, you’ll find great opportunities within a talented group of individuals focused on innovation and committed to excellence.

This will not be a fully remote position, long-term. Under non-pandemic circumstances, it will be hybrid and collaboration will be necessary in the physical office for a specified number of days per week. Launch That has flexible work from home options that will continue to be available. In-office protocols are designed for safety. We are a conscientious workplace and make recommended changes to our current voluntary return to office practices, as warranted by changing conditions in our area. 

The Day-to-Day:

  • Create user-focused web page designs informed by market analysis, customer feedback, and requirements, and user research analytics that are focused on improving the user experience and increasing lead conversions.
  • Design wireframes, prototypes and UI mockups clearly illustrating website function and appearance.
  • Design modern-looking, high-converting landing pages, ads, and calls to actions.
  • Design high quality media assets that are an extension of our brands (illustrations, infographics, icons, colors, typography, animations, etc.).
  • Collaborate with UX Design to create and maintain a cohesive and consistent brand experience between Marketing and Product.
  • Participate in estimating design tasks, and communicate your progress for assigned tasks with the project team, project managers, and project leads.
  • Continually pursue user/customer satisfaction with usability studies and testing.

What you bring to the role:

  • 2+ years experience in Web design.
  • A solid and up-to-date understanding of best practices, developments, and trends in web and mobile design practices.
  • Ability to understand and comply with brand identity & guidelines, and bring strong insights into how to develop the brand moving forward.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design, including usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Strong foundational design skills: Typography, layout, composition, color theory, iconography, UI, motion/interaction design and branding.
  • Design systems or design library experience, and understanding visual design specifications for web developers.
  • Ability to create engaging custom illustrations and other visual assets.
  • Digital retouching and image editing.
  • Expertise in contemporary digital design tools, including Figma (Sketch, etc), Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
  • Comfortable sharing design work early and often.
  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects at one time.
  • Ability to prioritize and make decisions quickly
  • A portfolio showcasing excellent mobile-first UI design skills, including strong understanding of typography, color and composition.
  • Experience with print and graphic design.

Bonus factors: 

  • Experience with a CMS (WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, etc.).
  • Understanding of various testing methods, such as preference, usability, or A/B testing.
  • Experience with video editing. 
  • Experience working with a digital marketing team or agency style client work.

Why Work @ Launch That?

  • In 2020, we became a best place to work!
  • We invest in ourselves and our community (read more about How We Give Back)
  • We value ideas, creativity, and productivity. People who succeed at Launch That are those who are passionate about their roles and our mission.
  • We know benefits are an important part of a Rocketeer’s professional life, and we evaluate and update them on a recurring basis. We offer employer paid short and long-term disability insurance, 401K, an Employee Assistance Plan, generous PTO including Maternity and Paternity leave, as well as  career growth opportunities, and more!