Web Designer

Media Glenview, Illinois


Description

Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of a Web Designer.  We are a family owned company who has been in business since 1936 and continues to experience strong growth year after year.  Abt Electronics specializes in electronics, appliance & furniture sales, delivery, installation and servicing all the products we sell. We are a perennial winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award.  We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible & friendly Web Designer to join our team. If this is you, we want to hear from you!
In addition, must be comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun work environment.  Primary duties include (but not limited to):

Responsibilities

  • Be creative, conceptual, and imaginative in nature
  • Be an effective communicator. Listen, learn, and engage with customers and co-workers.
  • Research and design concepts for our website, products, and retail stores that are usable, beautiful, and marketable
  • Design page layouts and interactions for e-commerce and blog websites
  • Work closely with developers throughout the implementation process
  • Work collaboratively with our entire staff to create beautiful visual content that complements our brand and marketing strategies
  • Analyze usability, conversion rate, and SEO reports to identify new opportunities that improve each visitor’s website experience
  • Maintain professional and friendly communications. Whether over the phone, over email, or in-person, we want to ensure our customers and collaborators receive the best, courteous, service possible
  • Be a team player. We’re a small but powerful team. Team support and engagement is expected from all of our employees

Qualifications

  • Demonstrate a love and passion for everything design and art related
  • Have a strong understanding of the latest design tools, concepts, and technologies
  • Ability to identify overarching web design issues and opportunities and implement effective solutions.
  • Ability to put yourself in the customer’s shoes and come up with ideas that are relevant and enticing
  • General knowledge and experience across the entire marketing spectrum
  • Have a highly creative mind with impeccable taste
  • Have thick skin. Know how to accept advice or critiques, of your work, and how to implement improvements
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented
  • Punctual work ethic with a “can-do” mentality
  • Skilled with cloud applications, office technology, and design applications
  • An active learner who loves finding ways to improve your skills
  • Flexible and adaptable in order to anticipate changing needs and interests
  • Proficient in multitasking, so you can successfully engage multiple tasks at a time
  • Be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Desired Skills

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • Responsive design
  • PHP a plus
  • Mysql Database a plus
  • Wireframes
  • Adobe cloud solutions

We offer our team members:

  • Medical/Dental (Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO Network)
  • 401(k) (Charles Schwab) which includes a matching program
  • Life & Disability insurance (Lincoln Financial)
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Sick Pay Program
  • Onsite continued training
  • Employee discounts on all products we sell
  • Employee fitness center complete with weight machines, free weights, treadmills, elliptical machines, basketball, and racquetball courts