Senior Designer

World Online, a division of The World Company in Lawrence, Kan., is looking for a senior designer for its award-winning Web team.

This position requires a talented designer who understands visual/interactive design principles and has a high level of proficiency with hand-coding CSS and (X)HTML. You'll be responsible for high-end concept and design work for a variety of projects, including news, entertainment, sports and commerce. You will work closely with our content and development teams in an openly creative, teamwork-oriented environment. Your portfolio should demonstrate an excellent level of design skills, attention to detail and problem-solving, while showcasing your finest work.

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will have at least 4 years experience designing for the Web.
  • Excellent teamwork skills and ability to work well with art direction.
  • Strong creative and conceptual skills, with a focus on Web and interface design.
  • Understanding of different platforms, browsers and other relevant Internet technologies.
  • Working knowledge of information architecture concepts.
  • Ability to create, direct and multitask effectively under pressure.
  • Relentless attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash.
  • Proficiency in coding with (X)HTML and CSS Web standards.

Responsibilities

  • Lead creative work on design projects.
  • Create concepts, wire-frames and style guides.
  • Complete site design from concept to implementation.
  • Miscellaneous design work and maintenance.
  • Work in collaborative team environment on all projects.

How to apply:

Send resume, links and information to:

Dan Cox
Director of New Media
dcox@ljworld.com
645 New Hampshire St.
Lawrence, KS 66044

More about World Online

Sites

Publicity

Awards

2005 EPpy awards

  • ljworld.com - Best Internet News Service under 1 million
  • lawrence.com - Best Internet Entertainment Service under 1 million
  • steamboathomefinder.com - Best Internet Shopping Service under 1 million

2005 NAA edgie awards

  • ljworld.com - Best Overall News Site, Circulation Less Than 75,000
  • lawrence.com - Best Home Page User Experience, Circulation Less Than 75,000
  • ljworld.com/sports - Best Sports Site, Circulation Less Than 75,000
  • steamboathomefinder.com - Best Real Estate Site, Circulation Less Than 75,000

2005 Kansas Press Association

  • ljworld.com - Best News Site

2004 EPpy awards

  • KUsports.com - Best Internet Sports Service under 1 million monthly visitors
  • lawrence.com - Best Internet Entertainment Service under 1 million monthly visitors
  • lawrence.com - Best Entertainment Site, Circulation less than 75,000
  • steamboathomefinder.com - Best Real Estate Site, Circulation less than 75,000

2003 EPpy awards

  • ljworld.com - Best Overall Newspaper-Affiliated Internet Service (less than 1 million monthly visitors)
  • ljworld.com - Best Internet News Service (less than 1 million unique visitors)
  • kusports.com - Best Internet Sports Service (less than 1 million unique visitors)
  • lawrence.com - Best Internet Entertainment Service (less than 1 million unique visitors)

2003 Edgie awards

  • kusports.com - Best Sports Site, Circulation less than 75,000