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2 Sep 2012

Full-Time Interactive Designer

Jewish Jobs Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Combined Jewish Philanthropies MORE / LESSDESCRIPTION Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), Boston’s Jewish Federation, is looking for a talented, versatile interactive designer to join its fast-paced Marketing Communications team.


As a member of the Marketing Team, the Interactive Designer will work directly with designers, copywriters, the webmaster and other members of the marketing team to create effective interactive design solutions. Projects include web banners, microsites, email promotions, other interactive assignments.


The candidate should have in-depth knowledge of Javascript (jQuery library), advance knowledge of HTML and CSS, understanding of OOP, social media SDK and WordPress and other rich media and emerging technologies, including Web 2.0, and web site structure and functionality. The Interactive Designer must have the ability to combine strong concepting with creative design and execution.




• Work with marketing team and clients to create and execute successful interactive design products that stay on brand


• Contribute creative ideas and best practices for design and video projects during brainstorming sessions


• Demonstrate and maintain core design concepts – layout, typography, etc.


• Implement usability and accessibility best practices in projects


• Present design solutions to client


• Manage multiple projects and deadlines with attention to detail


• Expand institutional knowledge of interactive applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash


• Partner with other designers on miscellaneous marketing projects as needed


• Additional duties as assigned with or without accommodation






• Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Interactive Arts and Media




• 3+ years experience as an Interactive Designer


• Working experience with video editing and post-production


Preferred Skills/Qualifications:


• Fluent in PhotoShop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and InDesign


• Solid understanding of web site and interface design


• Ability to work with social media SDK as Facebook, Flickr and Twitter


• Knowledge of vector and bitmap graphics and their effects on file sizes


• Good grasp of usability best practices


• Comprehensive understanding of marketing, technology and media


• Knowledge of audio video editing tools a plus




• Ability to independently take projects from concept to finish


• Ability to work well under pressure and switch rapidly between different projects


• Ability to convert creative strategy into compelling design treatments that stay on brand


• Ability to brainstorm and present


• Ability to work independently and be a strong team player




• Keep up-to-date on creative as well as online trends


• Experience working in an interactive or advertising agency environment a plus

How to Apply

CJP brings together the people, partners and resources to fulfill the most important needs and aspirations of our community. Along with a comprehensive benefits package, this position provides a dedicated team environment while being a part of one of Boston’s premier philanthropic organizations. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and either three samples of your work (PDF or JPEG) or URLs linking to online samples to:

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time.


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