Email Designer

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #45960 |
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Onward Search has an opening for a creative minded and talented designer with one of our top clients in the financial industry on a long-term contract opportunity. Apply today to learn more!


  • HTML coding and development for Email using responsive design and email coding best practices
  • Design compelling emails based on user-centered design principles and industry best practices
  • Produce clean, technically accurate files
  • Partner with external agencies, or internal creative teams, to create email templates
  • Understanding of client’s brand and LOB (line of business) strategy, and how it relates to creative development
  • Act as a proactive leader on the team, LOB, and beyond to help influence decisions
  • 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
  • Experience with Movable Ink and Litmus Builder
  • 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

Technical Skills:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Photoshop
  • Responsive design
  • Email UI/UX


  • 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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