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Web Designer (Contract)

Professional Services | 100% Remote within the US | Full Time

Job Description
Finalsite is the preferred website, communications, enrollment, and marketing platform of more than 7,000 schools and school districts in 119 countries around the world. The company’s people, products and services transform how schools connect and engage with their community, recruit students and staff, and fundraise; while managing the complex requirements around data privacy, accessibility, hosting and security. Finalsite products and services include award-winning website designs, a robust content management system, mass communications tools, a powerful enrollment management system, innovative inbound marketing tools, data integration, training, support and marketing consulting. Finalsite is headquartered in Glastonbury, CT, USA with employees who work remotely in nearly every state in the U.S. as well as Europe, South America, and Asia. For more information, please visit

Finalsite will transform the way school communities engage with their schools.


The Web Designer is responsible for creating effective designs for our clients in close collaboration with project managers and front-end developers. They understand and work well within clearly defined project constraints, including client goals, accessibility guidelines, branding requirements, technical considerations, project budget, and timeline.


100% Remote - Anywhere within the US.

  • Design responsive sites for use in Finalsite’s CMS
  • Create a mixture of unique, specific pages and comprehensive visual systems for each client
  • Take creative control of projects, serving as the key point of contact for project design direction and decisions
  • Create new design solutions and work within existing structures
  • Assist in the execution and maintenance of internal design needs such as Theme designs (our website templates), shared base files, and more
  • Consult with clients over the phone, via Zoom, and in writing to provide direction and leadership, communicating persuasively and welcoming them into our design process
  • Interact closely with various team members (internal, freelance, and outside agencies)
  • Exercise judgment in determining both the strategic and tactical approaches for project-specific design initiatives
  • At least 4 years of professional web design experience
  • An excellent portfolio of digital work
  • Proficiency in Figma, our design, prototyping, and developer handoff tool, experience with Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite a bonus
  • A sharp eye for detail and highly developed organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of front-end web development, experience working with schools, project management experience, and experience with accessible design preferred

Link to All Staff Competencies and Mental and Physical Requirements


Finalsite offers 100% fully remote employment opportunities, however, these opportunities are limited to permanent residents of the United States. Current residency, as well as continued residency, within the United States is required to obtain (and retain) employment with Finalsite.


Finalsite is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact Finalsite's People Operations Team. Finalsite is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Finalsite will ensure that persons with disabilities or special needs are provided a reasonable accommodation.

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