Junior Digital Web Designer

  • Marketing
  • Washington DC, United States

Junior Digital Web Designer

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing non-profit organization developing world class curricula for grades PK-12, is seeking a Junior Digital Web Designer to join our mission-driven team of professionals. At Great Minds, we believe every child is capable of greatness. Our mission is to ensure all students have access to a quality education and the full range of liberal arts and sciences.   

 

Company Profile
Founded in 2007, Great Minds is a rapidly growing DC-based non-profit operating nationwide that develops world-class curricula for grades PK-12.  Our mission is to ensure all students have access to a quality education in the full range of the liberal arts and sciences.

In 2010, Great Minds published the Common Core Curriculum Maps for ELA. The success of the ELA offering was followed by being awarded 3 contracts to develop a Pre K-12 math curriculum for the New York State Education Department.  Great Minds owns this curriculum, which is now widely used throughout the US as Eureka Math.  Great Minds presently employs more than 200 people.

Great Minds’ business model has moved from grant and contract solicitation to direct revenue generation over the last 3 years. This model shift has produced consistent 20+% revenue growth year over year, in large part due to the success of Eureka Math. Great Minds recent release of Wit & Wisdom, their K-8 ELA curriculum, has already gained early adoption in the marketplace. With the imminent publication of core curricula in additional subjects, the company’s business model continues to evolve to sustain its steady and rapid growth.

For additional information please visit www.greatminds.org

Job Description
The Junior Digital Web Designer will play an active role in achieving the organizational mission of Great Minds. Reporting directly to the Digital Acquisition Lead, the Great Minds’ Junior Digital Web Designer is responsible for creating webpages, including effective landing pages, document layouts and presentations.
 

Primary responsibilities of the Junior Digital Web Designer:

  • Building compelling, effective landing pages
  • Taking project from idea (description of needs or whiteboarding ideas) to wireframes to applying visual design to deliverables, such as web pages, eMails, PDFs, images/graphics, infographics, presentations, etc.
  • Turning around projects under tight deadlines 
  • Adherence to Great Minds’ brand guidelines

Requirements

EXPERIENCE

  • Proven results creating effective landing pages. Demonstrating increased CTR.
  • Experience creating templates in marketing automation tools (e.g., Hubspot)
  • Power user of InDesign and Photoshop or similar
  • Can showcase examples of clean, modern styling with clean lines, pictures to tell and support stories. Demonstrate storytelling though a strong balance of words and images Experience creating designs for B2C, and having additional experience with B2B teams would be a big plus
  • 2-to-6 years of experience

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Strong understanding of current best-practices as they apply to online content-creation and delivery
  • Passionate about resolving user pain points through great design
  • Ability to prototype quickly from concept sketches and deliver a good user experience
  • Can work independently, without a creative director
  • Ability to navigate between the strategic and the tactical
  • Independent thinker, creative, a problem solver who is flexible, solutions-oriented and entrepreneurial
  • Self-starter; takes initiative and ownership
  • Also an ability to work effectively in a team setting, including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications
  • Strong collaborative skills, ability to develop relationships with sales leaders and marketing colleagues
  • Strong communication skills with ability to articulate and optimize design based on the value to the user and the business

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • CCS HTML Basic JavaScript
  • JustInMind or similar for wireframing
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Experience with HubSpot a huge plus

 

EDUCATION

The successful candidate must have demonstrated academic success in his/her undergraduate career.  BA/BS degree required.

 

Details

  • Full-time
  • Location: New York City or Washington DC near the Navy Yard Metro
  • Excellent benefits package.  

 

Please apply on our Careers page: https://greatminds.recruitee.c... If selected for an interview, a salary history and background check will be required.