Web Content Designer

Web Content Designer
IL, Lake Zurich

Job Description

Web Content Designer

Location: Lake Zurich, IL

Contract-to-Hire (4-6 month contract, very serious about hire)

RATE: $40/hr. W2

Our client seeks a Web Content Designer who will assists in the development and implementation of content for our many product lines. Based in our Lake Zurich headquarters, the role will works collaboratively with marketers, writers, designers and brand owners to produce final layouts compatible with corporate standards.

Why This Role? 

  • This is a major organization that raked in just under $2 Billion last year – so growth and stability are both guarantees
  • The organization is revamping its entire web image. You can expect to make a major impact on an online product that will be very heavily trafficked.
  • Work in a progressive, innovative, and changing environment, where diversity, individual and team achievement are recognized and rewarded.
  • Highly-competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Enjoy plenty of company perks including on-site food and fitness options
  • Eventual potential for remote work 1 – 2 days per week.

Position Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Responsible for high volume, fast paced image production
  • Amazon A+ Content creation and upload- requires locating content in various systems, image creation and formatting, matching images to copy, loading to the Amazon system and archiving
  • Collaborates with Content Designers, Marketers, Product and Brand Managers in ideation, organization & creation of rich content
  • Creates web banners for internal and customer use
  • Gathers a high volume of content (requires searching databases for existing content, identifying needs and making content development requests)
  • Bachelor’s degree in design, marketing, communications or a related field
  • 1-2 years of experience working in digital content creation or web content support role within an agency or corporate environment
  • Strong graphic design skills
  • Exceptional project management skills with an ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently
  • Ability to read and execute against standards and specification documents, take direction, solicit feedback and make multiple rounds of revisions
  • Familiarity with content strategy and current web trends/best practices
  • Experience collaborating on cross-functional initiatives and contributing to business decisions
  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite

Nice to Haves, but not Musts:

  • Proficiency in HTML, DHTML and CSS
  • Javascript, Jquery knowledge and and experience working in CMS preferred
  • Intermediate Excel skills


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