Web Designer

We are seeking a web designer with a passion for building beautiful custom websites for nonprofits. Z2 Systems, Inc. is a fast growing software company that is focused on delivering best-in-class technology solutions to nonprofit organizations. We offer the most powerful, easiest-to-use integration between a CMS (WordPress) and CRM system. You will be a member of our talented web services team that includes a project manager and other web designers.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work directly with customers to design, develop, and implement beautiful new WordPress websites on the NeonCRM Web Services platform
  • Take the lead on a significant portion of the project lifecycle: information architecture, visual design, content strategy, and implementation of the site
  • Develop WordPress themes and plugins as necessary to meet the needs of customers
  • Assist customers with the integration between their existing website and their NeonCRM system
  • Take an active role in the overall strategy of the Web Services department by advising stakeholders and helping develop business policy
  • Effectively scope out and organize the workload of projects and meet deadlines
  • Stay on top of current trends and best practices for web design
  • Learn new skills based on job requirements
  • Assist the project manager with others tasks as needed

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ years experience implementing websites using the WordPress platform
  • Provide a minimum of 3 examples of completed, live WordPress sites
  • Experience working in Wordpress themes and front end editors such as a Visual Composer, Fusion builder, or Beaver Builder
  • Experience leading technology projects and working in an office with an on-site team
  • Proficient in JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • A good eye for aesthetics. Candidates are expected to be able to create polished, professional designs
  • Familiarity with creating wireframes and designing information architecture for websites
  • Ability to establish time estimates for work and communicate effectively around deadlines and deliverables
  • Experience working in a hands-on, action-oriented culture, with a proven ability to work well under pressure and adapt to change quickly

 

ABOUT US

  • 80% of our team comes from a nonprofit background, and we’re driven to help our clients make a difference in the world - learn more on our careers page
  • Collaborative office environment that welcomes fresh ideas and allows you to make an impact
  • Great company culture – rated 4.9/5.0 on Glassdoor
  • INC. 5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Companies for three consecutive years
  • Benefits include health/dental insurance, vacations, sick days, family leave, 401k with company match, pre-tax transit benefit program
  • Casual work environment, weekly staff social hour, regular company outings, stocked food pantry, and a convenient Ravenswood location with parking and close to public transit (CTA Brown & Metra UP-N Lines)

 

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • 1+ years experience implementing websites using the WordPress platform
  • Provide a minimum of 3 examples of completed, live WordPress sites
  • Experience working in Wordpress themes and front end editors such as a Visual Composer, Fusion builder, or Beaver Builder
  • Experience leading technology projects and working in an office with an on-site team
  • Proficient in JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • A good eye for aesthetics. Candidates are expected to be able to create polished, professional designs
  • Familiarity with creating wireframes and designing information architecture for websites
  • Ability to establish time estimates for work and communicate effectively around deadlines and deliverables
  • Experience working in a hands-on, action-oriented culture, with a proven ability to work well under pressure and adapt to change quickly
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Vera Bojic
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone Number: 
8888606366