Senior Web Designer

Design & Development Team

JH Specialty is looking for multiple humbly confident Senior Web/Digital Designers to create beautiful and usable websites, interfaces, and digital graphics for our clients. In addition to creating visually pleasing solutions, you’ll design with empathy and be an advocate for what our users really need. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean design, be able to translate high-level functional requirements into effective user interfaces through the use of HTML, CSS, JS, etc, with a positive, can-do attitude.

The role of the Web/Digital Designer is to create solutions through visual design for our users, clients, and internal team.

Do you appreciate simplicity and have a passion for solving difficult problems with design?

Do you thrive on collaborating with a cross-functional team that rocks the details and brings your designs to life?

Are you looking for an environment where you will be challenged to grow as a designer?

Can you gracefully take feedback and criticism of your work and adapt to find the best solution for everyone?

Does a work hard, play hard environment sound appealing to you?

Are you looking for a career (not just a job) that allows you to create a positive influence for our internal and external clients’ lives?

Still reading? Maybe JH Specialty is the place for you!

JH Specialty is a Fort Wayne based company looking for someone with a problem-solver mind and the creative talent to execute. Since 1998, the company continues to surpass customer expectations and finds itself in an ongoing growth pattern. We continue to grow because of our diversely talented team and maybe you will be the next addition to the JH family.

JH Specialty has been awarded with various awards over the 20 years of business including Best Places to Work (9 years in a row), Swagger Award, Indiana Company to Watch, Silver, Gold, Judge's Choice ADDY Awards, etc.

Wait until you see where you will be working. We are extremely proud of our 11,000 square foot, fun and functional office. Everything you would expect plus some extras like the bean bag room (with WII and Xbox), ping pong table, putting green, poker table, and bar. You won't believe it until you see it. ( Google Tour)

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate intermediate-to-advanced level use of Sketch for web design, as well as Adobe Creative Suite including Photo Shop and Illustrator.
  • Understand the latest web layout and design trends such as “mobile mentality”, responsive design, and minimalist design.
  • Show ability to design for a broad spectrum of client needs, understanding a different level of design may be called upon in every project.
  • Manage information architecture based on design discovery discussions.
  • Maintain a basic understanding of HTML and CSS markup, and its roles in translating from design to development.
  • Support the development team with design needs/fixes after a project has moved into the dev phase.
  • Let's face it, this space is always changing, so that means we expect you to continue to be learning and educating the team on best practices and new ways to solve.

Skills / Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in web/ digital design
  • Strong understanding of user interface best practices, web application design and development, & usability
  • Experience and understanding Ecommerce design from product pages, cart, and check out, etc.
  • Ability to manage mid-market to enterprise level clients and budgets
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills including client-facing communications
  • Able to interact professionally with all levels of staff from entry level employees to C-level executives
  • Ability to work in a rapidly growing, fast paced and dynamic company

Compensation: The position will pay competitively based on experience. Benefit options include: medical / dental / life / disability insurance, 401k with company match, paid holiday / vacation / and personal time.

Unicorn?
JH Specialty is in high growth mode. We are looking for a ‘traditional web/digital designer’ as outlined above. We are also looking for those of you who consider yourself a Swiss Army Knife in this space. Someone who appreciates design as much as doing the front end development to make it a reality. Are you a Unicorn? ( good read: https://tinyurl.com/pl4a8bz )

Next Steps:

  • Apply and let us know why you would be the perfect fit.
  • Please include a link to your portfolio and take the time to review our portfolio.
  • Let's have fun in this process

Joining Date: Immediate
Job Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Job Role: Senior Web / Digital Designer
Employment Status: Full Time
Number of Positions: [2]