Buchanan & Edwards

  • Senior Web Designer

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    Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength.

    They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation’s most critical challenges. 

    Let Buchanan & Edwards help you unleash your potential and reach your goals.


    Are you up for the challenge?

    Buchanan & Edwards is seeking a talented Senior Web Developer to support a mission critical program at the Foreign Service Institute, in Washington D.C.


    Build your career

    A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all that BE has to offer. When you join BE, you become an integral part of our team. Not just an employee number, but a valued opinion with a voice that carries and drives change and innovation. You’ll have access to some of the most well-respected IT industry leaders in virtually every field and learn new tools and techniques while expanding your knowledge and skillset. We’re dedicated to helping you develop your career, and our culture applauds outside-the-box thinking and initiative. Our employee-focused leadership team knows that your success is our success and empowers employees with the necessary tools to excel. Join us as we continue to move the future forward, together.




    Position Requirements

    As the Senior Web Designer, you understand both graphic design and computer programming and you'll set the look, layout, and features of the websites at a department level.  This position needs to set an example for and be prepared to mentor other web designers.

    • Design and build web pages using a variety of graphics software applications, techniques, and tools. Design the website to sup- port the organization's strategies and goals relative to external communications.
    • Create site hierarchy, page wire frames, and comps for both desktop and mobile platforms. Design Email template designs.
    • Design and develop user interface features, site animation, and special-effects elements. Contribute to the design group's efforts to enhance the look and feel of the organization's online offerings.
    • Provide leadership and mentoring to the organization’s other designers, providing design direction.
    • Prepare and delivers design presentations for senior management.
    • Describe design options to stakeholders, both verbally and in writing.



    The minimum experience and education requirements for this position reflect industry standards. This position will be instrumental in providing design support to our applications at the program level.

    • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Sciences, or related IT discipline.  Allowable Substitution: Additional ten (10) years of related professional experience can be substituted for a BS/BA degree. Minimum Experience Required
    • A minimum of 8 (eight) years of professional experience in application and web application design at a senior level.
    • A minimum of 10 (ten) years related in the user interface graphical design field.
    • The contractor must have an advanced understanding of online usability.
    • The contractor must be familiar with website accessibility and Section 508.
    • The following are strongly desired: familiarity with Distance Learning Management systems and distance learning concepts.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and be capable of capturing design requirements from meetings with project stakeholders.

    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years. 

    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.





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