Email Designer

McLean, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #43866 |
Posted Last Month

We have a financial client in McLean that was looking for an Email Designer for a 12 month contract. Must have strong Email design and interactive experience to be considered for this role. Please include portfolio upon submission of your application.


  • HTML coding and development for Email using responsive design and email coding best practices
  • Entering and tweaking HTML code for proper deployment in Exact Target
  • Design compelling emails based on user-centered design principles and industry best practices.
  • Structure and deploy A/B tests in Exact Target
  • Produce clean, technically accurate files
  • Partner with external agencies, or internal creative teams, to create email templates
  • Manage numerous projects at one time
  • Complete work correctly and efficiently to meet appropriate deadlines
  • Make Creative Presentations when applicable
  • Understand overall budget constraints of projects

Required Skills:

  • Strong proficiency in Mac-based Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  • Strong proficiency in Exact Target/Sales Force Marketing Cloud.
  • B2B email campaign experience. (preferred)
  • Thorough understanding of the elements of good design, HTML production, and email specific code requirements.
  • Thorough understanding of email rendering in mobile devices, web-based email clients, and desktop clients.
  • Solid email specific UI, UX, and interaction design skills.
  • Accountability for the technical accuracy of their own work.
  • Ability to complete tasks independently, and as part of a team.
  • Effective communication skills for both creative ideas/development and presentations. Ability to assess and recommend channel strategy to meet client needs.
  • Ability to self-manage deadlines on numerous concurrent projects.
  • Perform effectively in a demanding work environment and show resiliency to stress.
  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in an email specific role.


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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