Web Design Lead

Explore Consulting is a leading expert on Cloud-based business systems, and has assisted more than 900 companies over the past 14 years with a variety of technology needs, from custom application development and systems integration to designing and deploying Ecommerce web sites and mobile solutions.

Explore Consulting seeks talented candidates to work with our in-house team using the hottest technologies in business today, all within a fun environment where we work and play hard while enjoying life balance. You will work with clients and our in-house team to develop cloud-based Ecommerce websites on multiple leading platforms including NetSuite, Amazon Webstore, WordPress and more.

This position is a great opportunity for the right candidate to apply creative leadership to transition from a contributor to a creative director role. We are expanding our design team to keep pace with our growing Ecommerce practice and this is a great opportunity to move forward.

The Web Design Lead is charged with determining the best ways for us to sell and deliver on creative excellence for our web and Ecommerce clients. This is very much both a people and technical-oriented job, involving development of concepts and implementation of code for web site projects. It involves working with external clients, understanding their needs, pitching designs, and working as part of the implementation team to bring your vision to life.

Responsibilities

  • Engage with prospects to sell the vision of what our creative team can accomplish for them
  • Lead creative sessions for project kick-offs
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion
  • Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the business objectives of the organization and our clients
  • Establish creative direction for the entire line of online services and programs
  • Supervise and inspire the creative team; generate multiple concepts for a campaign or project and present to clients
  • Work with internal teams to generate ideas for pitching and proposals
  • Provide quality control over concepts and projects
  • Work closely with the Technology team to understand opportunities and challenges in design implementation
  • Roll up your sleeves and write HTML and CSS code to deliver on your creative vision

Requirements

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  • Undergraduate degree in Fine Arts or related field or equivalent visual design
  • At least 4 years experience working within an agency on large-scale web sites or ecommerce sites
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of interactive communications and delivery systems, processes, and user interface design as well as industry best practices
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography & limitations of the web; must have the ability to storyboard or translate ideas into working solutions
  • A strong working knowledge of experience design, brand development, interactive commerce and creative process
  • Ability to lead projects from concept to completion. Apply best practices in user interface and interactive design, including image optimization and site mapping
  • Ability to produce design assets for any device and platform to provide intuitive, functional visual solutions and user experiences
  • Strong experience with software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, etc
  • Strong experience with web technologies like HTML, CSS and bonus skills of JavaScript
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Passion, Integrity, and Energy!

Ride the wave!

Cloud technologies are the wave of the future and we’ve had our head in the cloud for over 14 years. Based in Bellevue, Washington, Explore Consulting was founded in 2001 and is a professional services company dedicated to providing innovative and cost-effective solutions for their customers’ database and IT systems needs. With a focus on cloud web-based business systems like NetSuite and Amazon Webstore, Explore has developed industry-leading cloud and mobile platforms for clients like Liberty Mutual, Jawbone, LifeScan, The Onion, Seattle Seahawks, American Greetings and the NFL Scouting Combine.

Why Join Explore?

  1. You want to make an impact
    Our consultants work hand in hand with clients to help them realize substantial improvements in their business. You aren't a cog; you are the machine!
  2. You want to be continually challenged
    We emphasize continual improvement within our organization and with our clients. Our consultants adapt to new client needs and find better ways to help our clients succeed.
  3. You want to work with an exceptional team
    Our team delivers; Explore Consulting is the most experienced and decorated NetSuite provider in the Northwest and two time Partner of the Year, Americas. Through team collaboration we're able to deliver the full value of our team's knowledge and experience.
  4. You want an exciting career
    You like a career that is creative, requires innovation to succeed, and is financially and personally rewarding.
  5. You want uncapped earning opportunities
    You know you're good and like the idea of earnings opportunities beyond billing hours. Our innovative model provides that opportunity.