WEB DESIGNER

Posted: Tuesday, 06 March 2018 - Delray Beach, FL
You'll be responsible taking an existing, highly successful Top 600 US Ranked B2C brand and injecting new levels of creativity to make it one of the most engaging marketing programs in the country. Remote OK, contract to start, opportunity for Full-Time.

WHO WE ARE
Launch Potato is a profitable startup studio that incubates and launches mobile and web companies on our proprietary technology stack.

This position would work on a product that is already existing under the LP umbrella and optimally poised for high growth over the next year.

We are building teams that can solve complex issues in product development, engineering, creative, and data science. If that doesn't sound fun to you, you won't like it here.
 

THE ROLE – TL:DR
This is an amazing opportunity to be personally responsible for creating— in priority order— high-response banners, landing pages and emails in a comprehensive marketing strategy that utilizes (already proven) engaging content and best in direct response marketing techniques.

You’ll be responsible for the entire design and development process, take ownership of a project from start to finish, and deliver clean, compliant code.

STILL INTERESTED? READ ON
Among your core responsibilities will be taking Photoshop comps and building them out into functional banner ads, websites, or email creatives.

Knowledge of and being extremely comfortable with both the latest HTML and CSS development trends is a must, along with the ability to identify and creatively resolve coding challenges.

You'll also be creating your own designs from scratch, ranging from online banner campaigns to email creative that render beautifully across ISPs and devices.

You’d work directly with the Chief Creative Officer via Slack, Asana, and Google Hangouts and actively communicate with the extended Marketing and Engineering Teams.

You must be highly motivated and enjoy working in a tight-knit group. We love people with a passion for learning and keeping up with the changing trends of both design and standard compliance coding.

THE PERKS
• Take over as design lead for an existing profitable business

• Energetic, fun startup culture

• Work directly with founding team, 4 young Internet execs who successfully developed and scaled double-digit million dollar online businesses from the ground up in the past decade

• International exposure working with an amazing, talented team distributed across US, Europe and Asia

• Unlimited career growth

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR
* 3+ years experience building beautiful websites for businesses and/or agencies, ideally for a B2C audience.

* Creative design skills that reflect modern UI/UX trends.

* Proficiency in HTML5, CSS3 and responsive design/development.

* Solid understanding of web design principles, typography, UI, web standards, excellent visual design skills, and impressive technical skills.

* Ability to work with developers to implement designs and integrate front-end code.

* 5+ years Photoshop experience, and knowledge of vector design.

* Fluency in English.
 

GREAT BUT NOT NECESSARY
* Experience working with a server-side technology like Python/Django.

* Experience implementing Javascript and advanced CSS animation.

* Experience working for an online direct marketing company

* Comfortable with web and email analytics

 
AVAILABILITY
This is a contract position. Ideally it would quickly evolve into a full-time role with significant opportunities for the right person.

Pay would start on a fixed-cost basis and would be based on your skill level, revisions needed and several other success factors discussed in advance.

WANT TO BE PART OF A SUCCESSFUL, HIGH-GROWTH COMPANY? JOIN THE LP TEAM!

Send the information below to ilovedesign@launchpotato.com with a subject line that includes “{Your Name}”

* Applications without the information below will not be considered.

1.    Brief cover letter that explains Why You're Qualified For This Role
2.    Provide links to your portfolio and attach creatives that you’ve completed from ideation to completion
3.    What are the biggest projects you’ve worked on?
4.    What is your current availability? Provide times/dates, time zone.
5.    Rank yourself 0-10 (0 being completely unfamiliar, 10 being expert in your field) on your skillset with the following:
* Photoshop

* HTML5

* CSS3

* Javascript

* Advanced CSS animation

* Python

* Django

6.    What makes a good designer in one sentence?
7.    Optional: any additional materials that will help convey your skill set