Garmin International: Web Designer

Posted by | February 2, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Olathe, KS (suburb of Kansas City)

URL: http://www.garmin.com/careers

Design, develop, and maintain various online initiatives, including community and activity-based websites, corporate websites and other online marketing materials for Garmin.com and its related websites.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Design and develop web pages and online marketing materials to create a rich, engaging, user-centered web experience
  • Work with Marketing Communications, IT, Marketing, and Engineering staff to plan, develop, to meet critical project deadlines and complete requested projects
  • Various responsibilities related to the support of large commercial websites
  • Work with internal associates to complete in-house projects
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  •  Remain current on new media and traditional design skills
  • Stay abreast of web design, web development and multimedia tools and techniques
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned
 
 EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  •  Minimum of Associates Degree in Visual Communication/Advertising Design or related field and at least 1 – 3 years of Web Design experience
  • An online portfolio demonstrating a strong visual and conceptual design sense and a superior understanding of current coding practices, typography, color, and layout
  • Superior understanding of current coding practices, including CSS-based design and semantic XHTML.
  • Experience with web standards, usability, and accessibility principles
  • Experience with the Adobe suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and Flash
  • Expert computer skills (Mac and PC)
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
  • Must be flexible and able to work accurately in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Must have good organization skills and have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Experience using and developing Content Management Systems (CMS)
 
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  •  Experience with ActionScript, JavaScript, Java, AJAX, etc
  • Previous experience in Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Advertising, or Marketing
  • Previous experience with Expression Engine
EEO/AA/M/F/D/V
 
 

To apply: For consideration candidates must apply online at http://www.garmin.com/careers

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