Sparkplate is an early stage startup in San Diego. We're looking for an experienced web designer to help manage our internet and social media presence. To be considered you must have detailed knowledge of CSS, JQuery, Photoshop, and other design tools. Our goal is finding a motivated team member who can help lead the design and development to build a world class set of visual services.
This is a consulting position with the possibility of a full time gig for the right person. Please have a minimum of 3 years of design and development experience and be prepared to show us some sites and Facebook pages that you've created.
Bring your advanced design and development skills and creative ideas everyday.
Lead the design and development initiatives with creative solutions to problems and challenges.
Deliver reliable revisions in a fluid environment that demands ongoing iteration and product pushes.
Thoroughly understand product development and help shape product direction and features.
Take ownership of our site and solve problems before they arise
Stay on top of new design trends and be nimble to update third party integrations to deliver the best possible impression for the company
Prove to us that you're the best player on the field with an impressive portfolio of sites and apps that show off your ability to wow consumers with an easy to use UI that they just can't walk away from.
We're OK with new talent, as long as you can show us that you understand the trends in social network site development.
Teach us something new at your first interview and give us an idea that can make our design better.
Verify that you've worked professionally for at least 3-5 years or have equivalent experience with sites and Facebook apps that we can play with.
Convince us that you're a team player who can get along with others while assertively defending your positions for the benefit of the company - no brooding egos allowed.
Highly interactive HTML5 / JQuery proficiency
PSD to CSS development
XML and JSON
Ruby on Rails
Photoshop / Creative Suite
iOS an Android experience a plus
We respect the ambition of self starters but believe that a degree in computer science or graphic design hones discipline. Candidates with advanced degrees may receive preference.
This is a full-time or full-time consulting position. Salary and benefits are competitive. Option pool participation negotiable.