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UI Layout Artist

at philanthro.pe in Talbot, MD   —   Mar 24, 2014   |  
Michael C. Phillip
Overview
Concept Developed
Seeking Design Artist to implement our plans.
Please leave the ego at the door.

We are creating a common web platform for the fragmented non-profit sector.

The web portal will be a clean, intuitive, and social way for users to engage in philanthropy on a daily basis.

A first of its kind platform for non-profits to market their organization to donors.

This is a tremendously scalable project that will likely serve every non-profit across the country, with eventual international expansion, if done correctly.

This is a for-profit business serving the non-profit sector.

We have some traction already.
Informal market study underway. Contacting 100 executive directors/founders of non-profits of all sizes (annual revenues $100k - $75MM). So far all have confirmed the same need and all confirm their organization would pay for the proposed platform.
Responsibilities
Design web user interface for company’s public web site and company’s platform
Create style sheets, process flows, annotated wireframes, design prototypes and functional design specifications for complex transactional web applications and portals
Work with developers to implement design via HTML, CSS, XML and JavaScript/JQuery.
Scale design interface across mobile platforms (tablet, smartphone, etc.)
Develop standards, best-practices, templates, styles and libraries to provide consistent user experience across all web sites and applications.
Make design recommendations based on usability test findings
Work closely with Co-Founders to develop appropriate processes for building and enhancing public web site.
Evaluate third-party commercial and/or open source libraries for improving efficiency and enhancing web user experience.
Accountable for meeting delivery dates on assigned projects and tasks
We are a start-up and require a team-oriented, all-hands-on-deck attitude to achieve company goals
Experience
Minimum 5 years of user interface design experience
Tremendous knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology (especially for the web)
Strong knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of web technologies such as CMS, HTML, JavaScript, Flash and CSS.
Experience working within startups/small groups
Skills
5+ years experience working in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, or similar software.
Experience with and strong understanding of style sheets, including master pages, paragraph/character styles, tables/cell styles
Familiarity with popular web UI libraries
Desire to work in a fast-paced, innovative, agile environment
Ability to adapt to rapid changing technology, priorities and business requirements
Prior experience with video, advertising, web publishing, content management, content distribution, web analytics and/or related technologies is desirable
Highly disciplined personality
US resident
Education
• B.A. in design or related artistic field
Compensation
Equity Stake leading to Salary
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