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American Bible Society

Web Designer

American Bible Society
Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 11/26/2013
Categories: Communications - Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



As a Web Designer in our Marketing/Communications division you will support the mission of American Bible Society (ABS) through design and implementation of ABS corporate and sub-branded websites.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Work with a team of designers, developers, content editors and project managers to establish and implement design of ABS websites

Design using techniques based on usability theory

Design interfaces that demonstrate an understanding of a stakeholders needs

Convert design files into hand-coded semantic HTML and CSS

Present creative work for review and collaboration across web and print teams

Give meaningful critiques on current web properties and work by outside vendors

Combine design theory and take into consideration content, navigational structure and usability issues to create a powerful and integrated experience

Apply an understanding of typography, illustration, storyboarding and iconography

Take responsibility for project goals

Work within project schedules and within deadlines


Essential Skills:  Minimum qualifications individual must possess

Experience with design software particularly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

Experience with Content Management Systems and template design

Experience applying theories related to color schemes, use of space, text placement, usability and visual flow

Ability to apply accessibility techniques in web design

Experience hand-coding HTML and CSS from web designs

Understanding of HTML email coding

Understanding of responsive design techniques

Strong communication and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

Experience with Marketing and Branding

Experience with Web development and server technologies (PHP) preferred


Education and/or Training

Background in web marketing/advertising

Minimum 3 years related experience

Bachelors degree or equivalent in related field


Supervisory Responsibilities:  None


Working Conditions:

Office located in Wayne, PA in Chesterbrook


American Bible Society offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, pension and 403K, employee assistance program.  No relocation benefits offered with this position.


American Bible Society at a Glance

American Bible Society (ABS), one of the oldest and most respected Christian charities headquartered in Manhattan, exists to make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford, so all people may experience its life changing message.  ABS provides interactive, high- and low-tech resources enabling first-time readers and seasoned theologians alike to engage with the best-selling book of all time.  Please take this opportunity to learn more about us by visiting our website at