Home Depot
Detroit, MI United States

The Web Designer is a creative problem solver, able to construct detailed graphic design deliverables with proficient speed and exceptional quality working within a content management system. Maintains and provides ongoing design of the website, online promotions, seasonal events and redesign projects. Responsible for building /modifying complex, cross-browser CSS layouts. Will be using HTML, CSS, and some JavaScript along with Photoshop.

  •  30% Designs solutions that meet or exceed strategic objectives for Home Depot Measurement Services, including creating interactive design concepts; designs mood boards, storyboards, interactive page layouts, site grids and interface demos, photo retouching and enhancements
  •  40% Build/modify cross-browser CSS layouts based on creative teams vision and models and produce graphical components for those sites
  •  10% Provides quality assurance on creative deliverables
  •  10% Partner with HomeDepot.com web creative team to maintain consistent standards across platforms
  •  10% Contribute to the development of the online creative culture and quality standards

    Nature and Scope
  •  Position reports to the Director, Technology
  •  No direct reports

    Essential Skills: Minimum Qualifications

  •  Must be eighteen years of age or older
  •  Must pass the Drug Test
  •  Must pass the Background Check
  •  Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

    Education Required
  •  The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job

    Years of Relevant Work Experience
  •  3 years

    Physical Job Requirements
  •  Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
  •  Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

    Preferred Qualification
  •  Strong graphic design portfolio with 2+ years design and interactive work experience
  •  Prior experience with HTML5, Flash, Ajax, Flex, and other emerging platforms
  •  Comprehensive understanding of interactivity and the Web and the fundamentals of information architecture

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Competencies
  •  Ability to articulate and present creative ideas to a variety of audiences
  •  Ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure with careful attention to detail
  •  Demonstrated passion for design and eagerness to collaborate with others
  •  HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills
  •  An understanding of browser display variances on different platforms
  •  Possess firm understanding on W3C standards as well as browser-specific bugs and variations, in IE, Mozilla and Safari
  •  CSS experience, with the ability to build/modify complex, cross-browser CSS layouts
  •  An understanding of current (table-less) CSS layout techniques
  •  A solid working knowledge of the latest versions of applicable programs

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    Job code: 76742