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Junior Web Designer/Developer Job Opening

2 Positions (Deadline Feb 14, 2019)

Imagine a workplace which encourages you to take on responsibility and where your ideas will be heard and implemented. Imagine a fast paced environment where your performance makes the difference.

Renotex Media & Technologies is looking for young 20 – 35 year old online adventurers to join our savvy Web Design Team!

Job Description, Salaries and Benefits

The junior web designer/developer will be responsible for the design, layout and coding of our client’s websites. They’ll be involved with the technical and graphical aspects of the websites – how the sites work and how they look. They will also be involved with the maintenance and update of existing sites.

After establishing the target audience for a website and identifying the type of content it will host, the junior web designer/developer will:

  • write the programming code, either from scratch or by adapting existing website software and graphics packages to meet business requirements
  • test the website and identify any technical problems
  • upload the site onto a server and register it with different search engines.

Our web designers/developers usually work between 37 and 40 hours a week, 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. Additional hours may be required to meet deadlines, which could include evenings and weekends but those can always be avoided by a savvy professional.

The junior web designer/developer’s salary will be based on initial skillset, negotiating power and comes with daily/weekly/monthly benefits and allowances.

It may be possible to work from home and flexible hours may be available.

You’ll be required to work in an open-plan office environment. A limited amount of travelling may be required.

The applicants should:

  • have skills in software programming (most importantly php, html, css) and graphics
  • have creativity and imagination
  • be adaptable and able to pick up new techniques
  • have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • keep up to date with advances in computer technology and how this affects the business environment

Renotex Media & Technologies expects applicants to have a degree-level education, with relevant work experience and vocational skills. A range of qualifications that provide a good grounding in web design, interactive design, graphic design and internet technology is an added advantage.

As the IT industry continues to develop it is vital for web designers/developers to keep up to date with new software and technology.

The normal progression route for the junior web designer/developer will be to become a senior or principal web designer/developer and maybe have his own team within the company.

What is the work be like?

The junior web designer/developer will responsible for the design, layout and coding of our clients’ websites. They will be involved with the technical and graphical aspects of the websites; how the sites work and how they look. They may also be involved with the maintenance and update of existing sites.

In order to design a website, the junior web designer/developer will:

  • establish the purpose of the website based upon its target audience
  • identify the type of content the site will host
  • determine any functionality that the site must support, for example, whether it will handle financial transactions or enquiries
  • give guidance on layout, colours and styles.

This will determine the type of technology to use and how complex the site will be. The web designer/developer will then:

  • write the programming code, either from scratch or by adapting existing website software and graphics packages to meet business requirements
  • test the website and identify any technical problems
  • upload the site onto a server and register it with different search engines.

The junior web designer/developer will be required to work as part of a team, which will include a web author/editor and an account manager.

Skills and Personal Qualities

Applicants should:

  • Creative mind and strong eye for design and layout
  • Solid understanding of color, spacing, balance and proportion
  • Great collaborator and experience working with a team
  • Can create designs that intuitively flow
  • Innovative thinker
  • Detail oriented
  • Can easily adapt artistic styles on the fly
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Efficient time management
  • Flexible
  • Works well under pressure
  • Efficient and deadline driven
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field is required.
  • A design portfolio
  • Knowledge of HTML, Javascript, WordPress, CSS and PHP
  • Proficiency using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator), InDesign or other visual design programs
  • Copywriting skills a plus
  • 2+ years relevant design work experience is an added advantage
  • A positive attitude, incredible creative ability and a relentless work ethic

Interests

It is important to be interested in:

  • keeping up to date with advances in computer technology and how this affects the business environment
  • the internet
  • troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • a growth mindset
  • blocking disruptive environments
  • deep work tendencies

Important

Renotex Media & Technologies is a non discriminatory marketing company and will consider every applicant from their respective identities. Also, technical know-who a common term used to recruit applicant from the back door does not apply in our HR principals.

Ready to apply?

All your application/ CV / Accademic papers MUST all be one in PDF to hr@renotexonline.com