Web Developer
Location:
Oak Brook, Illinois
Posted:
October 28, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Art/Creative
Reference:
205265

RR Donnelley seeks an experienced Web Designer/Front End Developer to work on-site at a customer location in Oak Brook. This position will focus on the design and development of online advertising and marketing initiatives. This individual will have a clear vision and thorough understanding of the best way to utilize this medium in a corporate environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and Develop banner ads, interactive web site elements, social media assets, emails and microsites
  • Take existing promotions and design/develop them for the web
  • Produce high-quality assets with a fine attention to detail
  • Develops interactive presentation layer code for projects that require HTML5, XHTML, CSS2/3, JavaScript, Flash, PHP and mySQL
  • Work closely with the client, creative director, web developer, and graphic designers and understand their roles
  • Participates in client meetings as needed to facilitate discovery and scope planning
  • Understand the digital production workflow and the importance of timely deliverables
  • Ability to work independently, managing tight workflow and deadlines
  • Monitor industry trends to make sure the work processes and products produced are relevant and appropriate
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • 5+ years experience - web design (websites, landing pages, banner ads, microsites, promotional emails, Social Media)
  • 5+ years experience web development - HTML5, XHTML, CSS2/3, PHP, JavaScript, mySQL, Flash and AS3
  • Experience with responsive design methodologies and frameworks (Bootstrap, Skeleton, Foundation, etc...)
  • Proficient in Adobe CS/CC and the Mac platform
  • Understanding of current web design/development standards and trends
  • Knowledge of industry standards for banner sizes, formats, and file sizes
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Wordpress, mySQL, source control and versioning
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of user interface development best practices
  • Strong attention to detail a must
  • Ability to design/develop for usability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Conceptual experience and storyboarding (ability to communicate concepts/ideas to the client)
  • Must have proven experience in the following software programs, markup languages and subsets: 
  1. Adobe Master Collection - experience/knowledge of After Effects a plus
  2. HTML, CSS2/3, PHP, JavaScript (experience hand coding to W3C standards)
  3. JavaScript (experience editing or reusing functions and calls)
  4. Knowledge and understanding of cross-browser compliance and ability to troubleshoot and bug fix
  5. Interested and qualified candidates should apply and must include the following:
  • Current resume as a PDF or Word file with salary requirements
  • Portfolio samples in the form of live URLs or personal homepage – code samples will be requested and skills assessment may be required.
  • Candidates must have experience developing responsive sites with ability to show well commented source code. Must be able to articulate specific details regarding their sample work and speak to and explain any JavaScript use as well as any third party libraries used in the development of their sample work. Candidate must be able to show well formed HTML for web and email disciplines. All sample code will be validated.
A little about us:
Join a company changing the fast-moving world of communications, where people like, link, pin, post and share. At RR Donnelley, we do it all.

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