Web/Wordpress Designer

Location: Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia | Department: Marketing | Type: Full Time | Min. Experience: Mid Level

Company Overview

At SproutLoud our people and culture are central to our incredible growth. Perhaps that's why in 2016 SproutLoud was ranked one of the 50 Innovative Companies to Watch by Silicon Review. In 2015, we were named among the 50 Most Promising Google Technology Solution Providers in the country by CIO Review, among the Top 10 Marketing Automation Solution Providers nationwide by Marketing Tech Insights, and ranked No.1 for Local Partner Execution by Forrester Research in 2015. SproutLoud has also been recognized as one of the Fastest-Growing Technology Companies by Deloitte, Inc. 5000, Inc. 500 and the South Florida Business Journal multiple times between 2010 and 2016.  

Headquartered in Medellin in the great Poblado, SproutLoud develops its own technology to service the local marketing needs of large organizations. We help our clients manage their brands and distribute their marketing resources locally - through sales channels, franchisees, chain-retail locations, dealer networks, value-added reseller (VAR) programs, and field employees/offices - with a comprehensive distributed marketing solution. SproutLoud solutions manage brand compliance, increase speed to market, automate manual tasks, and provide robust reporting and business intelligence.

Summary

The mission of the Web Designer is to develop presentation solutions including writing code and providing mocks of business requirements. The Web Designer’s responsibilities include writing HTML and CSS to spec, maintaining and updating our Wordpress website, creating new templates and pages for our Wordpress website, conduct usability tests to gain insight into user behavior and creating graphics and infographics for our content-based marketing strategy.

Challenges

  • Writing HTML and CSS/LESS
  • Maintain SproutLoud website built on Wordpress including designing new templates, adding additional pages and altering existing pages to improve session length, pageviews, engagement and conversion
  • Develop Landing Pages for webinars, assessments and similar
  • Setting up and managing email and landing page templates in PARDOT for marketing needs.
  • Conduct usability tests to gain insight into user behavior.
  • Collaborating on user interaction models, workflows and interfaces.
  • Follow and maintain branding standards
  • Design artwork for internal and external marketing needs at the direction of the Senior Graphic Designer.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in User Centered Design, Graphic Design, Web technologies or related experience.
  • 3+ year WordPress front-end development (HTML and CSS), administration and plugins management
  • Hands on experience working with plugins in Wordpress
  • Hands on experience creating templates for Wordpress
  • Familiar with responsive design
  • Familiar with Wordpress modules and configuration
  • Familiar with PHP
  • Skilled in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly-organized and serious about attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to communicate design rationale and build consensus

Not required, but would be a plus if knows/has:

  • Agile Development
  • SEO strategy
  • Writing LESS or Sass
  • User Experience Workshops
  • Gamestorming
  • Experience working with marketing automation platforms like Pardot, Mailchimp, Marketo or similar
  • Experience with software like Adobe XD, Figma or similar
  • Ability to write JavaScript with and without the use of frameworks such as jQuery

Benefits and Perks

At SproutLoud, we continue to cultivate an environment that aspires to be one of the best places to work - period. SproutLoud pays the full cost of some benefit programs with our team members. Benefits include health-care coverage (Poliza de Seguro Sura), transportation/parking benefit, maternity and paternity benefits, professional development, generous paid time off (PTO) policy, employee and client referral programs, and wellness initiatives. We also have fun along the way - a partially paid gym membership, community involvement events, creative recognition programs, breakfast Fridays, BBQ/picnic summers, annual kick off events, monthly happy hours/team building activities, casual dress code, etc. And because we believe in keeping the innovative spirit alive over the long haul, we provide a paid four-week sabbatical leave after every sixth year of service for team members to recharge, renew and reboot.

Having a career at SproutLoud means you are on a team that helps each other win. You will be in an environment that is 100% jerk-free, and share values with others who are accountable, care, inspire, elevate and grow. Come grow with SproutLoud!

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