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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Web Designer

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. - Cockeysville, MD

Job Description
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country!  Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees.  Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!  We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!\r\rCompulse Integrated Marketing, the creative agency arm of Sinclair Broadcast Group, is looking for a talented and dynamic web designer who thrives in a fast paced environment. A candidate with a “can-do” attitude will thrive at this position, which offers the opportunity to add to their design portfolio a multitude of sites created for a growing and diverse client base.\r\rThe candidate should be experienced with responsive design principles and able to apply these concepts within the WordPress CMS framework. In addition, the candidate must be able to work well with customers and our digital sales team to implement digital solutions in a clean and effective manner. The candidate should also be able to manage their time well across multiple projects.\r\rThe candidate must be flexible and able to adapt to the evolving digital industry and to Sinclair’s growing and changing digital group.  The primary focus of this position is to support our digital agency services, but web designers may be tagged to handle other web projects that support Sinclair Digital Group as a whole.\r\rResponsibilities Include:\r\rWEBSITE & LANDING PAGE DESIGN\r\r\rFront – end website design which will be completed within our WordPress environment and in accordance to contract requirements.\rCreating wireframes and mockups that effectively illustrate functionality as well as clarify and define the intended design treatment of projects in development.\rWriting HTML and CSS code for various front-end elements.\rMust be able to plan site design with clients and management, clarify goals and understand functionality.\rMust be confident enough to maintain and enforce content and display standards.\rDeliver projects that are free of mistakes and follow outlined requirements.\rMust be able to troubleshoot and resolve design issues.\rTraining clients and departmental employees on approved systems.\r\r\rEMAIL MARKETING\r\r\rMust be able to execute email friendly designs that are responsive.\rMust be able to complete all projects on time and hand off to customer service for testing and deployment.\rMust be familiar with email design standards and techniques, and run projects through quality assurance processes defined by management.\rTroubleshoot and resolve design problems.\r\r\rCONTEST DESIGN\r\r\rWill work within our approved contest platforms to execute contests within specified time frames.\rMust be able to think creatively and design appealing skins around standard contesting templates.\rMust remain organized and on top of contesting projects and remove from sites in accordance to assigned contracts.\r\r\rCOMMUNICATION, CLIENT INTERACTION AND EXPERIECE\r\r\rMust be comfortable participating in design discussions with external clients, sales leaders and department team members.\rMust be able to develop an effective user experience across all agency services from concept to completion.\rMust be able to recommend optimal solutions to problems.\rWill demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.\rMust be comfortable working one-on-one with clients to discuss project needs and resolve issues\r\r\rQualifications:\r\r\r2 years of experience with web design in a professional environment.\rCompetency in typing out code for responsive web components in HTML and CSS.\rUnderstanding of the “WordPress Loop” and how to write front-end code that can be generated within it.\rThe ability to design aesthetically pleasing yet effective user interfaces.\rComfortable with creating wireframes and transferring wireframes into working designs.\rA solid point-of-view regarding design and a collaborative nature.\rEffective and professional communication skills\rAbility to troubleshoot, problem solve and communicate resolutions effectively\r\r\rRequired Skillset:\r\r\rHTML and CSS\rWordPress 4.x\rAbility to create a WordPress template.\rComfortable with integrating WordPress plugins.\rKnowledge of useable HTML elements within email clients.\rDreamweaver CC or other web oriented IDE\rAdobe CC: Illustrator and Photoshop.\rMS Office Suite\rUnderstanding of web analytics tools such as Google Analytics and Comscore\r\r\rDesired Skillset:\r\r\rAwareness of WordPress plugins that can augment production output.\rPHP\rSASS\rVersion control using GIT\rKnowledge of social networking platforms, SEO and mobile initiatives \r\r\r\rSinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!\r\r*LI-SP1

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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.


Web Designer Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. - Cockeysville, MD, United States


Location: Cockeysville, MD

Company Profile:
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 87 television stations in 47 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 27.1% of US television households and includes FOX, ABC, MyTV, CW, CBS, NBC, MTN and Azteca affiliates. Sinclair, either directly or through its Ventures subsidiary, makes equity investments in strategic companies. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the Nasdaq Exchange under the ticker symbol SBGI.