Graphic Designer - Web Developer Emphasis

Redwood City, CA

Job Description

Are you an artistically and technically skilled web designer and developer with experience in responsive web design and an interest in designing and developing dynamic and engaging web sites? Consider a career at Tidemark.

This position is for a web site designer with excellent skills in web design and development. You will be a member of a team responsible for the production of web sites and applications that will be used to communicate the value of Tidemark to potential customers. We’re looking for someone who thrives working in a small, fast-growing company, is adaptable to diving into new technologies, and is passionate about creating the best UX around.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create, maintain, and own responsive B2B web site design, development and standards
  • Ability to create, adapt and modify graphic web designs for performance and responsiveness
  • Optimize HTML/CSS/JavaScript code for performance
  • Develop efficient and clever solutions for the implementation of a finished design in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Spearhead front-end JavaScript development strategy and participate in the development of a front-end architectural strategy and standards for our web site

Skillset Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a graphic design or related field preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in Web development
  • Expert level knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, flexible grids, media queries, all aspects of cross-platform browser development and other emerging technologies
  • Proven experience connecting front-end clients with back-end web services and databases
  • Expert level knowledge of JavaScript and front-end application logic
  • Knowledge of CSS/JavaScript optimization methodologies and tactics
  • Experience with responsive web design from small screens to large
  • Knowledge of web graphic creation and editing software such as Adobe CS
  • Experience working with JavaScript frameworks (but not reliant on them for building innovative solutions)
  • Savvy understanding of UI/UX principles
  • Solid understanding of OOP and design patterns
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and other emerging technologies
  • Objective-C and/or mobile app development experience or interest, a strong plus
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Understanding of responsive web design with examples of your work
Personal Characteristics
  • Highly adaptable to changing technology needs, customer requirements, and project roles (ability to work solo or as part of a team)
  • Self-initiative and problem solving skills (and demonstrated examples of these qualities in production contexts)
  • Prefers a small company environment