Web Design Engineer

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Full-time Hybrid
| Baton Rouge, LA

We are looking for a web designer who will be responsible for creating great websites for our clients. Primary duties include conceptualizing and implementing creative ideas for client websites, as well as creating visual elements that are in line with our clients' branding. You will be working closely with digital and design teams to ensure proper and hassle-free implementation. To be successful in this role, you will need to have excellent visual design skills, advanced skills in Wordpress, Webflow, Javascript, JQUERY, and CSS and be proficient in graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Figma.

Reports to:

Studio E Director

Department:

Studio E

Who you are:
  • Engage and partner with clients and internal partners as required
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation and training skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and leverage resources successfully
  • Desire to learn new technologies and concepts
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in PC/Mac, Microsoft Office Suite, Project Management, and tracking tools
What you'll being doing:
  • Build, convert and/or maintain the websites of our company and clients in Webflow and/or Wordpress.
  • Ensure each site is accessible, responsive, reliable, and optimized to increase conversions across multiple devices, multiple browsers, and multiple geographies.
  • Identify and solve (or propose solutions for) bugs, issues, and opportunities to improve the user experience.
  • Create natural customer pathways from off-site to on-site experiences in partnership with design, growth marketing, and content marketing.
  • Collaborate with brand design and product design team members to ensure the customer brand experience is unified and seamless from first-impression to power product user.
  • Help evaluate new opportunities, projects, sub-sites, and ideas for viability.
  • Be a design and thought-partner to help push our blossoming brand visual identity.
compensation

Education Qualifications:

B.S. degree or equivalent is preferred

Experience and Software Qualifications:

Minimum 2-3 years of experience developing marketing websites with content marketing channels such as blogs, landing pages, university-style documentation, etc.; Minimum 1 year of experience developing websites using Webflow and Wordpress; In-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript; Working knowledge of design best practices.

What you'll get:

In addition to a creative and happy work environment, Melara Enterprises is committed to providing its employees with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.

The company provides full-time employees with a variety of optional benefits that may be selected based upon personal needs—some at no cost and for others, the cost is shared by Melara Enterprises and employees.

Perks and Benefits for Full-time employees:
Work Environment:

Melara Enterprises is a multimedia company that publishes 225 Magazine, inRegister, Baton Rouge Business Report, 10/12 Industry Report and a host of other specialty publications, websites and e-newsletters. We also provide custom creative solutions for clients through Studio E and leadership training for rising leaders through our Business Report Executive Leadership Academy.  

We offer a unique opportunity to be part of a national award-winning institution, a strong regional brand, and an organization with a rich history of excellence and community service. Career opportunities with us mean working hard to achieve our mission in a collaborative and inclusive culture, but also having fun together. We have a talented team with diverse people, ideas, interests, and skills. We embolden entrepreneurial spirit and we reward excellence and achievement.

Melara Enterprises provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Physical requirements:

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods, stand, walk, use hands and arms, talk, hear, and view a computer monitor for extended periods. Lifting up to 30+lbs occurs occasionally.

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