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What’s Extraordinary About this Job

 

Visit Seattle is now hiring a creative, collaborative, enthusiastic, and innovative Seattle-based Web Designer to support our dynamic and diverse marketing team. By creating effective and engaging web experiences to present our brand, activations, and services, the successful candidate will work closely with cross-functional teams to understand our target audience, support our vision, and drive traffic to the region. Preferred candidates will have a strong background in WordPress and will play a pivotal role in creating and maintaining visually stunning and high-performance websites and digital activations.

 

The Visit Seattle Marketing Team is a fun and creative group who are responsible for the brand. We are marketing professionals who work hard to promote our city and expand Seattle’s brand reach. Our dynamic and diverse Marketing Department embraces the unique talents that each team member contributes to form a motivated, ambitious, and hardworking crew, all with the common goal to continue to make Seattle a leading destination for tourists and business travelers alike.

 

What You’ll Do


  • Collaborate closely with the Creative Director and Marketing Director to design, upgrade and maintain Visit Seattle's Wordpress-based websites with regular updates to content and features.
  • Customize Wordpress themes, manage and utilize plugins, and ensure seamless integration of PHP scripts when needed.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and designers to enhance and update site structure, page construction, and SEO.
  • Assist in creating new web pages or content modules for corporate websites.
  • Act as the point of contact for all website requests, coordinating with our external web developer team to execute larger requests.
  • Aid in planning and preparing for digital tradeshow activations.
  • Provide design support for other marketing and internal communications materials as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Who You Are


Ideal Web Designer qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in web design, Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, or related fields, or equivalent academic/work experience.
  • High proficiency in WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, Figma (or similar wire-framing tools).
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript; familiarity with PHP is a plus.
  • Experience with responsive web design and mobile optimization.
  • Familiarity with WordPress themes, plugins, and customization.
  • Experience in SEO, including the use of tools like Google Analytics.
  • Proficiency in UX design for both mobile and desktop experiences.
  • Interaction design skills that demonstrate clear understanding of how an experience should behave based on user needs and corporate goals
  • Digital animation and video editing skills are a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to easily identify design inconsistencies in color, spacing, fonts, etc.
  • Strong work ethic, capable of handling multiple assignments under pressure while maintaining quality.
  • Proficiency on both Mac (primary) and Windows (secondary) platforms.
  • Strong customer service orientation, with the ability to accept and apply constructive criticism from internal and external clients.
  • Creative, collaborative, enthusiastic, and innovative.
  • Commitment to excellence in both product and process.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, judgment, diplomacy, and maintain confidentiality in various situations.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, capable of handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing, and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.).
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English, the primary language used in the workplace.


Who You’ll Work With

You’ll work with the Creative Director, in addition to working very closely with department head colleagues in Convention Sales and Services, plus all salespeople. In addition, you’ll often collaborate with other departments including Partnership, Marketing, Cultural Tourism, Public Relations, Public Affairs and International Tourism.   


What Your Benefits Are

Your experience is our most important asset, so we created an environment for you to thrive. We designed the following benefits package with you in mind.

 

Our benefits are always evolving, though here's a peek into your perks:

 

  • You'll have 15 days of Paid Time Off to start, with 12 paid office holidays and 1 Personal Holiday.
  • You’ll have 100% of medical, dental, and vision coverage paid by Visit Seattle. In addition, Visit Seattle will cover 75% of premium for family coverage.
  • You’ll be eligible for Paid Parental, Bereavement and Jury leave.
  • You’ll receive a company-provided ORCA card and subsidized parking in the Tower parking garage (restrictions apply).
  • You will be reimbursed for monthly cell phone expenses.
  • You'll receive a 401k with up to a 5% company match.
  • Starting salary range is $75k to $84k with up to a 8% annual incentive.

 

 

Who We Are

The Visit Seattle team knows and loves Seattle. By promoting our city for travel and tourism, we helped bring more than 34 million annual visitors in 2022 who spent $7.5 billion in Seattle and King County. The economic power of travel and tourism generates more than 62,000 Seattle area jobs and contributes $690 million in annual state and local tax revenue. Visit visitseattle.org.


Beyond our sales and marketing vision, you'll appreciate our culture. Visit Seattle has a fun, inclusive culture where everyone is welcome and encouraged to be their authentic selves. We aspire to be as diverse as the city we represent and to honor the unique perspectives of the communities we serve, intertwining them in everything we do. Kindness, respect, and accountability serve as guiding principles for our team at every level. Here, your voice will be heard, and opinions respected as we move toward a more inclusive world together.

 

We are grounded and guided in our work together by our Values:

 

  • INCLUSION: We value a safe environment where diversity and lived experiences are embraced, authentic vulnerability is encouraged, and active empathy is practiced.
  • IMPACT: We value the idea of building a legacy that starts today, by committing to being mindful, helpful, and dedicated to a positive ripple effect that we create.
  • COMMITMENT: We value a community where growing, celebrating and embracing each other for a greater future is encouraged, and an appreciation for sacrifice, grit, integrity, and the passion for conquering the unknown is well recognized.
  • EXCELLENCE: We value having pride and passion in the work that we do by committing to always giving it our all and celebrating success in both the big and small tasks.

 

Join Us!

Visit Seattle is on a journey to become a fully inclusive, multicultural, anti-racist organization. We are actively seeking a diverse pool of candidates from a variety of backgrounds and cultures

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