Submission Date 05/13/2019

  Senior Web Designer/Front End Developer
  University of Richmond
  Richmond, VA
Job Level
  Mid-Level Staff
  Web Design
Job Functions
  Design, Marketing, Information Technology, Web Design, Web Developer

The University of Richmond is seeking an innovative creative thinker to join its talented and award-winning in-house marketing and branding team. With the launch of a new national branding campaign, the design team is now looking to expand with a dynamic Senior Web Designer / Front End Developer — one whose creativity starts within them, and ambition drives them to make a meaningful impact every day. The Senior Web Designer / Front End Developer works collaboratively to provide high-level design solutions for intuitive and innovative online experiences across multiple digital media platforms through the design, development, support, and alignment of information architecture systems, content, asset management, and interface. All University of Richmond employees take pride in being a part of a vibrant University community, due to our distinctive surroundings, welcoming and inclusive spirit, generous and diverse benefits, and a supportive culture of professionalism.


Web Design and Integrated Creative Execution Responsibilities:

Converts initial ideas into strong visual prototypes to illustrate concepts for creative reviews. Designs functional wireframe prototypes with close attention to the overall visual-level user experience, including content orientation, navigation, design systems, core brand attributes, as well as user accessibility, and responsive breakpoints across all devices.
Designs high-priority strategic communications, creates campaigns and brand identities, and develops integrated visual systems to support institutional priority.
Executes designs as prescribed by creative/marketing briefs, creative team reviews, stakeholder and partner intake, project managers, and leadership.
Designs and produces graphics, templates, illustrations, icons, and other digital artwork for use in related communication projects.
Recommends, researches, and develops custom visual imagery to support creative strategy, brand development, and execution.
May conduct relevant project research and provide data, technical, and trend-based design solutions and feedback. Stays abreast of leading and emerging trends in digital communications, including communications, marketing, and branding best practices.
Front End Web Development And Production Responsibilities:

Ensures projects are within established University guidelines, incorporate all identified stakeholder requirements and employ best practices in UX, UI, navigation, usability, accessibility, responsiveness/mobile considerations, search engine optimization, and optimal performance in all leading web browsers on all devices.
Source, optimize, and catalogue project assets such as photos, logos, videos, and other graphic and multimedia elements for assigned projects.
Contributes developing best practices for a variety of digital interactions and Web design solutions.
Executes approved wireframes, designs, and related web and digital system projects within the currently prescribed standards Works closely with Web Developer, and Director of User Experience to ensure compliance, coordination, and accessibility specifications are met.
Works collaboratively with the Multimedia team on integrating photography, video, and custom motion and animation assets into digital executions.
Helps execute and design animated digital advertising properties Embeds a variety of digital ad tracking codes for metrics according to procedures. Designs destination landing pages for vanity URLs associated with advertising campaigns.
Project Management / Coordination and Collaboration / Skills Development:

Participates in design team meetings, creative sessions, cross-platform design reviews, and integrated brand solutions. Provides additional information to team about web initiatives.
Assists in establishing and documenting key project specifications. Adheres to all production and review schedules for all assigned projects.
Stays abreast of current trends in web design, usability, information architecture, accessibility, responsive and mobile design, modern user-experience design patterns, and current web aesthetics.
May perform other related duties, as required.

Specific Skills

Demonstrated mastery of typography, color theory, image usage and customization, and use of space.
Superior knowledge of latest digital communications trends and execution standards. Strong proficiency in leading front-end digital execution languages, including current variants of HTML/XHTML, CSS, XML, and JavaScript. Proficiency in CMS integration and all related technologies and platforms, Integrated development Environments, and leading UX practices.
Thorough knowledge of leading OS systems, file sharing platforms, archival, networking, project management software such as Basecamp, and Microsoft Office suite.
Additional work hours, flexible time commitments, and other accommodations may need to be considered or incurred to maintain schedules, commitments, professional development, independent travel accommodations, and deliverables.


A Bachelor’ degree in digital, interactive, multimedia design, graphic design, or related field, and five years of proven and relevant experience in the design and development of websites and other related communications products. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered in lieu of required degree.
Graphic design, user interface design, and information architecture experience required with specific and proven examples.

Submission Details



Submission Date: 04/25/2019

  Graphic Designer
  Watermark Design
  Charlottesville, VA
Job Level
  Mid-Level Staff
  Graphic Design
Job Functions
  Branding, Packaging and all types of graphic design
  Job Role: Graphic Designer

Full-time, On-site (Charlottesville, VA). Not a remote position.

Watermark Design is an award-winning branding and package design studio delivering exceptional artistry. We offer branding, packaging and illustration services for high-end liquor, spirits and lifestyle items. We are looking for a qualified graphic designer to join our team. We look for team members who want to find a long-term home in which they can develop and grow.


Design award-winning work
Meet time and budget requirements
Work through design problems and develop solutions

Specific Skills
  3-5 years experience (Ideal but not required)
Expert within Adobe programs
Solid knowledge of printing processes, options and requirements
Package Design experience is a plus
Excellent organization and time management skills
Detail-oriented and thorough
Great communication skills
Ability to work under pressure, change direction when required and work on a range of client projects at
the same time
Passion for design
Submission Details
  No calls please. Send portfolio to


Submission Date: 02/14/2019


  Digital Designer
  West Creek Financial
  Glen Allen, VA
Job Level
  Mid-Level Staff
  Graphic Design
Job Functions
  Digital Design, Graphic Design, Web Design, Print Design
  We’re looking for a design specialist with strong technical design skills and a good understanding of our brand philosophy. Candidates should have an eye for clean, pixel-perfect design, and an appreciation for consistency in marketing materials across many channels. Should be comfortable with traditional print design, as well as UX and Web Design.
Specific Skills
  Technical skills, in order of importance:

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Premiere
Adobe After Effects

Submission Details
  Please send resume & portfolio to



Submission Date: 02/04/2019

NEXTern – Designer, Joe Smith

Human Resources NEXTE01171

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Posted: January 15, 2019
  • Full-Time
  • Richmond
    Richmond, VA, USA

Padilla NEXTerns, the agency’s summer internship program, offers college students and recent graduates opportunities in account service, brand, public relations and creative tracks.  The application deadline for this Designer, Joe Smith NEXTern position is Thursday, February 28, 2019.

As a Padilla NEXTern, you don’t just gain hands-on experience working with some of the leading minds in our industry, you will help build the framework for the future of our agency. We’re not looking for someone to just fit in. We’re looking for someone who’s interested in creating what’s next.

Joe Smith, the brand consultancy of Padilla, is seeking a NEXTern for a paid, full-time, three-month internship looking for hands-on, real-world experience in graphic design specializing in brand identity. We currently are accepting qualified resumes of college juniors and seniors, recent grads and graduate students for full-time, paid summer Internships in our Richmond, Virginia office.


  • Collaborating with our team and clients to think about brand challenges, strategic solutions and implementation plans
  • Immersing curiously in traditional and innovative research to understand our clients, their markets, their challenges, and their opportunities
  • Crafting concepts and design solutions drawn from research, cultural fuel and gut-level intuition about how to best build and grow our clients’ brands
  • Assisting with design and delivery of collaboration experiences, creative sessions and summits that yield insights and ideas typically not achieved via traditional workshops and off-sites
  • Supporting new business development through proposal and case study design


  • Amazing design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Knowledge of typography, layout and color theory
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills
  • Social media and digital knowledge
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • A natural curiosity and a desire to learn and grow
  • Proficiency and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop)
    and Microsoft Office (Powerpoint and Word).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.