Web Designer and Digital Media Specialist

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Description/Job Summary

Who we are:


We are a $24 billion wholesale bank that’s been financing agriculture and rural America for nearly 100 years.  Headquartered in Austin, Texas, we provide funding and services to rural lending cooperatives in five states and we’re active in the nation’s capital markets.  Join the Farm Credit Bank of Texas team and help us grow to meet the ever-changing credit needs of food and fiber producers, the agribusiness sector, and rural Americans. If you’re looking for a rewarding career with one of the nation’s most respected financial institutions – Farm Credit Bank of Texas (FCBT) may be a great fit for you.

Position Description:


Works in collaboration with designers, developers, project managers and end users to design, build and maintain user-centered web pages and online products. Ensures that the front-end design, functionality, and content structure of web sites and web applications facilitate a positive user experience. May create site diagrams, wireframes and prototypes. Edits videos for use on social media and websites. Coordinates with other designers and developers to achieve user interface goals; and suggests functionality, design, or information architecture improvements to existing websites and products. Assists in optimizing website content and structure to facilitate search engine findability (enhance SEO). Authorized to provide technical assistance on approved social media sites. Administers event management websites and app.


Day to Day Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs user interfaces and builds online products including websites, intranet sites, online applications and responsive designs.
  • Ensures that the front-end design, functionality, and content structure of web sites and web applications facilitate a positive user experience.
  • Performs routine maintenance and updates to existing websites and intranet.
  • May create site diagrams, wireframes and prototypes. Coordinates with other designers and developers to achieve user interface goals; and may suggest functionality, design, or information architecture improvements to existing web sites and products.
  • Optimizes web site content and structure to facilitate search engine optimization.
  • Creates responsive HTML email templates.
  • Creates and configures event registration websites on event management platform and
  • Configures and maintains event mobile app.

What You Bring to the Team:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Communications, Web Design, or a related field; or equivalent experience and two (2) or more years of experience as a web designer building and maintaining user-centered websites and online products that maximize usability and create positive user experiences. Experience should include incorporating interface design and usability principles into web sites or web applications to ensure that sites are user-friendly. One year of video editing experience required. One year of SharePoint (or other content management system) experience required.

  • Familiarity with storyboarding, paper and interactive.
  • Specialized knowledge of usability, user interface and information architecture (site organization) principles. Working knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) principles and practices and Google Analytics.
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript and jQuery.
  • Experience with meeting W3C and 508C standards requirements.
  • Intermediate skill level in the use of graphics tools (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio or equivalent); web development tools (e.g. Dreamweaver, Visual Studio); content management systems (e.g. Umbraco, SharePoint) and source control tools (e.g. Team Foundation Server for Visual Studio).
  • Must be able to create innovative approaches to improving the end user experience.
  • Must be familiar with platform/browser compatibility and basic usability issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate multiple functions is required.
  • Ability to interact effectively with association and bank management and staff, external vendors, and prospective bank and web site customers.

   

Why Farm Credit Bank of Texas:

Benefits are an integral part the Farm Credit Bank of Texas total compensation package. We offer comprehensive, affordable and competitive benefit options that are focused on health and wellness, financial security, and achieving a work-life balance.

  • Flexible health and wellness benefits, including medical insurance, prescription drug coverage, dental insurance, vision care, flexible spending accounts, and more…
  • 401(k) plan that includes an employer match and additional employer contribution
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Vacation leave, sick leave and paid holidays
  • Option to use sick leave to take your pet to the vet for emergency services
  • Up to five days per year to volunteer in local community organizations, services or events
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program
  • Physical fitness incentive plan
  • Employer matching gifts program


Important note: We care about your hiring process and take it seriously. There is a real person behind the screen and response timelines may vary. The interviewing process at Farm Credit Bank of Texas may include phone calls and emails, on-site interviews, and requests for portfolios or demonstrations of work. Unfortunately, we are unable to personally follow-up with each and every applicant, but we will do our best to create a professional, respectful, and thorough process for candidates with whom we identify as a potential fit. Please be assured, we will contact you if that is the case!
 
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Farm Credit Bank of Texas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetic information.

Persons with disabilities who require an accommodation to complete the application process should contact us at recruiting@farmcreditbank.com to request accommodation in the application process.