Careers

x Web Designer

Dallas, TX

Description

The Web Designer works with the Creative Services Director, the Creative Services Team and the rest of the marketing department to create and deliver electronic, interactive communications to different market segments using all Web-based multi-media channels. The Developer will be responsible for the development, maintenance and usability of the 1st Global Corporate Web-site, e-newsletters, intranet, associated microsites and industry technology platform sites.

Department

The Marketing Department is responsible for all internal and external communications on behalf of 1st Global, including marketing strategy for recruitment of new CPA, estate planning and wealth management firms. This includes corporate communications, public relations, advertising and e-marketing as well as all systems, materials and resources 1st Global creates to aid affiliated advisors and firms in garnering new assets. The Marketing Department is also responsible for the planning, logistics and execution of all annual events for our affiliated firms, as well as the planning and execution of several staff events.

Responsibilities

All responsibilities are generally performed on a daily basis, unless otherwise noted. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Develop and maintain (with 3rd-parties) the 1st Global Corporate Web-site and other internal technology platform sites.

·         Develop the e-marketing and design elements of all projects including applications, interactive e-mail banners advertisements, HTML/flash emails, e-books etc.

·         Work closely with the other departments in developing and maintaining campaign-specific microsites.

·         Utilize 1st Global’s Distributed Marketing Platform to deliver Web, video and interactive content.

·         Work with internal stakeholders to enhance the usability of current and future Web-based technology applications e.g., online trading platform, online financial statements, paperless office.

·         Develop interactive communication tools for financial advisor office use e.g., kiosk displays, e-brochures and videos.

·         Create multimedia-driven promotional pieces for high-end events.

Qualifications

·         Degree in Computer Science, Multimedia, or Digital Media strongly preferred.

·          3 - 5 years of web development and design experience required.

To be considered please submit link to portfolio/samples along with resume.

Skills

·         Must be fluent in HTML/CSS, PHP, JavaScript, Actionscript 3, and Visual Studio 2008.

·         Fluency in key software/applications including Adobe Creative Suite(Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere, Illustrator, Fireworks), Content Management Systems, Microsoft Office, Direct Mail Marketing and Flash are a plus.

·         Strong understanding of social media including Twitter and LinkedIn.

·         Understanding of video compression a plus.

·         Strong initiative, with high degree of organizational, relational, and presentation skills.

·         Must be able to produce quality work under tight deadlines.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Who We Are

1st Global assists CPA, tax and estate planning firms that provide wealth management services to emerging affluent and affluent families.

We deliver the capabilities essential for wealth management excellence: education, business-building expertise, thought leadership and innovative technology.

We support our affiliated firms to profitably and ethically better serve their clients, enabling them to honor the important promises they make.

Mission and Values