Web Designer and UX Specialist

Job Locations US-Remote
Category
Marketing
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Are you passionate about web design and have UX experience?  Do you enjoy working in a fast paced, collaborative environment?  If yes, we have the role for you!

 

World Travel Holdings is seeking a Web Designer and UX Specialist for our Villas team. In this highly collaborative setting you will take an integral role in shaping the visual impact, content, and effectiveness of web graphic components for a suite of nationally recognized web properties and consumer travel brands. You will team with designers, copywriters, web developers, product marketers, to create compelling visual designs in alignment with World Travel Holdings and villas styles and tone. 

 

About World Travel Holdings
World Travel Holdings is the nation’s largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company with a portfolio of more than 40 diverse brands. In addition to owning some of the largest brands distributing cruises, villas, resort vacations, car rentals, resort day passes and luxury travel services, World Travel Holdings has a vast portfolio of private-label partnerships comprised of top leisure travel providers, including almost every U.S. airline, leading hotel brands and prominent corporations. The company also operates a top-rated travel agency franchise and the country's original host agency and is consistently recognized as an industry leader in work-at-home employment. Its global presence includes operating multiple cruise brands in the United Kingdom. World Travel Holdings has offices in Wilmington, Mass.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and Chorley, England. For more information, visit WorldTravelHoldings.com.
We are proud to be named: 

  • 50 Most Engaged Workplaces by Achievers
  • Top 500 America's Best Midsize Employer by Forbes 
  • Top Workplace in South Florida by Sun Sentinel

Responsibilities

  • Take design responsibility for approximately 3 assigned brands from our villa portfolio; collaborate on brand strategy/positioning and deliver programs that create excitement and increase web traffic
  • Design and maintain WTH web properties and marketing efforts using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Recommend website designs based on valid and supporting data points, using industry best-practices to improve website effectiveness, customer experience, usability and navigation
  • Conduct testing of sample websites to Assess user experience and ease of design
  • Collaborate with internal and external brand ‘customers’ to create best design solutions
  • Design the aesthetics to be implemented within a website or product, from the layout menus and drop-down options to colors and fonts allowing for interface edits as needed
  • Analyze customer responses and website data to examine high traffic pages and determine why certain pages perform better
  • Enhance internal and external user experience by creating seamless navigation through various digital programs and interfaces within the company
  • Along with design talent, must demonstrate excellent planning, organizational and project management skills 
  • Perform design and graphic production tasks as assigned promptly and efficiently
  • Provide original thoughts and vision to design concepts and creative strategies; willingly offer and accept creative critique of designs and implement best ideas

Qualifications

  • Serious candidates MUST submit URLs to their online portfolio demonstrating superlative design skills and the candidate’s role on each project noted
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts or a design-related field required
  • Minimum of 4-5 years consumer-oriented web-based design experience in a fast-paced corporate, creative or agency production environment required
  • Strong design aesthetic, creativity and the ability to produce brand-specific web graphic components under tight deadlines in a high-volume production environment
  • A collaborative mindset that enables cross-functional interaction on a range of web, product or marketing initiatives
  • Expert skill with Adobe Creative Suite; familiar with HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of marketing design and development, standards and best practices
  • Familiarity with current ‘web standards’ and best practices within the web design and production field
  • Experience with Figma, Google Optimize is a plus
  • Must be comfortable working on a Mac platform
  • Must be a resident and live in a US state. We do not currently hire in AK, CA, HI, KY, ND, OH, OR, and PA. 

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