Job Description

Alternatives is looking for a talented, collaborative Web Designer/Developer with at least 3 years of experience to join our team. We offer the experience of working with a diverse and interesting range of clients across many types of business, from purpose-driven start-ups and non-profits, to Fortune 500 companies.

We are a full-service branding and creative agency, specializing in building brands, companies and organizations through creative design and strategic marketing across all forms of brand communication.

Position and logistics:
This is a full-time in-person position, in a socially distanced work environment in a building housing only our team. Everyone here is fully vaccinated, and any new team member should be vaccinated unless they are exempt for medical or religious reasons

A typical day:
This position includes working on a variety of projects with a range of clients across
digital platforms. Timelines range from more strategic, long-term projects to
short-deadline requests, so the ability to be adaptive, shift from project to project and
work quickly when necessary is important. The office has a good work/life balance,
with limited after-hours work.

Primary responsibilities include:
• Website design and development
• Designing and building digital marketing campaigns including emails, social ads, and
website pop ups
• Brand identity design
• Creating visual product concept mockups
• Communicating professionally with clients
• Designing presentations, documents and templates in Microsoft PowerPoint and Word

Requirements::
• Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in digital design, specifically designing
and coding websites
• A strong, creative and strategic thinker who can provide solid and fresh ideas
• Strong knowledge of typography, color and visual communication
• Strong skills using Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, XD, After Effects)
• Proficiency in front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and
CSS/SCSS
• An interested learner and listener, up-to-date on technology, design and
overarching trends
• Ability and interest in learning new technologies and skills as required

Ideal skill-set:
• Experience with CMS Systems such as Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, Square Space,
and Shopify
• Experience with web design prototyping tools such as Sketch or Figma
• Knowledgeable about search engine optimization practices and social media platforms
• Comfortable switching from design to development/coding
• Understanding of image optimization, effective layout, typography, usability and
accessibility standards for websites
• Ability to create animations in Photoshop or After Effects to enhance digital
marketing assets
• Some deeper programming knowledge to assist developer (Liquid, PHP, JQuery)

Nice-to-haves:
Any other skills such as professional experience in social media, print production,
motion graphics, web development applications (Javascript, PHP), 3D modeling, video
editing, illustrations, etc. are welcome and a big plus!

Salary:
$50K – 65K Annually depending on experience and skill set

Benefits:
• Full Medical Coverage
• 401K Retirement Plan
• Paid Vacation
• Casual Dress Code
• Close to Penn Station, subways, NJ Transit and Path trains

Application Details

Please email CV and link to portfolio to jobs@altny.com

Alternatives 2D/3D Inc.

Alternatives delivers strategic branding, marketing and creative solutions that drive results, enhance customer experience and improve engagement. From the big picture to the small details, we create synergy and add value through brand development, brand extensions and style guides. We support brand goals through digital marketing, website development, advertising, promotion, packaging, product ideation, retail environments and point-of-sale.