Mid-Level WordPress and Digital Designer

Geek Town USA, a digital agency located in Farmington Hills, MI, seeks a WordPress and digital designer with at least an intermediate level of experience who will work closely with our Creative Director and Development Team to accomplish tasks related to website projects and digital advertising campaigns. If you’re a seasoned WordPress website creator and designer, we invite you to apply! To be hired, you must be available to work in our Farmington Hills office up to 5 days a week, Monday-Friday.

We are NOT looking for graphic designers or full-stack / backend developers at this time.

To excel at this position, our ideal candidate:

  • Works comfortably within the WordPress CMS environment on complex projects, from installation, configuration, adding functionality with plugins, building, and styling pages, through QA and launch.
  • Can log in to a WordPress dashboard and troubleshoot or make content changes using HTML, shortcodes, or popular page builders with little to  assistance
  • Possesses great attention to detail and feels comfortable asking questions in order to gather a full comprehension of task requirements
  • Can work under occasional tight deadlines and a fast-paced environment
  • Can translate branding documents such as a style guide into new designs or layouts, adhering to the design principles set forth within
  • Fosters an adaptive and proactive attitude toward professional growth and development, leading to the ability to take on more responsibilities over time

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design mockups of web pages for client approval, using Adobe XD
  • Design page templates ready to be used by the development team
  • Update web pages with content including text and images
  • Create new web pages using a page builder UI, styled to match the existing website
  • Create landing pages to be used for paid media campaigns
  • Design display ads for digital and social ad campaigns
  • Design social media graphics, including cover and post images
  • Design logos and create brand kit documents for clients

Skills & Qualifications

Required

  • High level of experience (4+ years) with the WordPress CMS platform, with the ability to customize websites using child themes and editing using page builders (specifically, Elementor, Divi, and WP Bakery Page Builder)
  • Moderate level of front-end development knowledge and experience with modern front-end technologies (2+ years): HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap
  • Adobe Creative Suite: XD, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Google Apps: Docs, Sheets, Slides
  • Image manipulation skills include resizing, background removal, working with paths and masks, basic photo touching up, file size optimization
  • File-Sharing: Google Drive, Dropbox
  • Communication Tools: Slack, Zoom, Google Meet
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Powerpoint, Excel

Optional, But Preferred

  • Bonus points for Javascript/React

Education

Degree or certification in a related field preferred.

Portfolio

Applicants must provide a link to a current digital portfolio or equivalent.

Design Evaluation/Review

Second-round applicants will be asked to perform a sample work exercise that should take no longer than 3 hours to complete.

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    Intern

    If you like to be bored at work, this is NOT the internship opportunity for you!

    Geek Town USA is a full service digital advertising firm specializing in Design, Branding, Web Design and Development. We’re looking for students interested in an internship working with our website design and development team as well as our research and development team.

    If you’re a motivated individual willing to work in a fast-paced, fun, sometimes crazy environment, this might be the opportunity for you. The work includes CSS, JS, HTML and Word press development, web design, digital marketing, and graphic design. The job requires a person with exceptional attention to detail, extensive research and project management skills. If this job is for you, you’ll learn new skills in high level web development, web strategy, digital marketing and usability and interaction design. You might enjoy some awesome food brought in for lunch courtesy of our talented staff and a little Friday Karaoke.

    Please note: this is an unpaid internship.

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