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Front-End Web Designer at Information Management Services (IMS), Inc. in Calverton, Maryland

Posted in Web Design 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Looking for a collaborative, fun company with room for growth?


IMS, Inc. is a recognized leader in the biomedical IT field, with clients including the NCI, CDC, & major pharmaceutical firms. We are a diverse group of people with a focus on product quality, customer satisfaction, & enjoying what we do. We have a relaxed, friendly work environment, where employees are recognized for the work that they do. Add to that work/life balance, social events, casual dress, & no cubicles- that’s why many employees have stayed with us.

Join us & see what makes IMS such a unique place to work!


We are looking for a Front-End Web Designer to develop websites covering topics including cancer statistics, public health resources, and tools for cancer centers. In this position, you will:

  • Design & code websites with an emphasis on usability & accessibility

  • Collaborate on project objectives, requirements, content strategy, process flows, & user interfaces

  • Create low & high fidelity mockups for an iterative design process

  • Conduct compatibility tests with different web browsers & devices for new & existing functionality

  • Ensure websites meet the requirements for accessibility & functionality, including compliance with the latest laws & best practices for U.S. government websites

  • Perform other web design-related duties as assigned

To be eligible for this position, you must meet the following requirements:

  • BA/BS from an accredited institution as determined by the U.S. DOE with a 2.9+ GPA & 2-4 years of experience in graphic or web design; or

  • AA/AS from an accredited institution as determined by the U.S. DOE with a 2.9+ GPA & 3-5 years of experience in graphic or web design

  • Proficiency in HTML & CSS

  • Demonstrated experience in hand-coding HTML

  • Proficiency in JavaScript and/or Adobe Creative Suite preferred

  • Demonstrated strong verbal & written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to relay technical information to clients & users in layman terms

  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving & analytical skills

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

  • Excellent attention to detail & organization skills

  • Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, & work within a team

  • Knowledge of Section 508 & W3C WCAG 2.0 guidelines a plus
  • Candidate must provide examples of previous web design work that illustrates a use of templates, grid, typography, iconography, & color

If this sounds like the right position for your career, apply today at: 

IMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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