Web Designer Needed for Startup Company

Job Responsibilities: To build a new professional website and get it up and running.

Phase 1-The website will need to:

-support various screen sizes – laptop/desktop, tablet, iphone/android/mobile

-be easy to use for in-house edits within the Content Management System (WordPress?) text and images, not construction or layout. Training an in-house person for editing also needs to be included in the initial payment.

– have SEO capability (for Phase 2 in 3 months or so)

-allow sign up for Newsletter area under Contact page, click through on the bottom of every page

– have Trademark and Copyright markings on website pages; consistent branding throughout (other branded materials provided)

Phase 2 would include setting up a newsletter and email database (Mailchimp?) structure with existing emails, and to create the first mail out, with a view to having an in-house person using the template to send ongoing monthly newsletters to a segmented list.   We also need advice about social media (not as yet created). We can also discuss SEO after Phase 1 is complete, but the website should be contemplated with that in mind for the future.

Qualifications: Experience designing and creating websites

Compensation: We have a budget of $1000 for this initial stage to build the site on a tight time line

Hours per Week: TBD

Desired Start Date: ASAP and must be available in the next two weeks

How to Apply:  Please contact Allison_jurjens@hotmail.com with your experience with existing websites, availability and any questions. Available to meet Tuesday or Wednesday this week during the day 10.30a-2.30p or set up time to speak on the phone after an initial conversation by email.