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Web Designer

Azavea is a small, customer-focused company that seeks out interesting and complex web-based software projects that involve geographic data analysis. We are looking for talented, creative people who are interested in working in a growing company and contributing to a range of geography-related software projects. Some examples include:

We are looking for an energetic, fast-learning, and meticulous web designer. You will work with two types of teams. First, you will work closely with Azavea’s software development teams to design, skin and create user interfaces for our web and mobile software applications. Second, you will collaborate with the marketing staff to design marketing collateral, web landing pages, and maintain our product websites. On occasion, you will also be required to create some print design, like fliers or ads. We’d love to work with someone who can turn our thoughts into reality in designs that are friendly and inviting, yet elegant, contemporary and fresh. If you want a place to grow and learn, this is it.

In a given month, you might work on:
- Design and construct web pages for Azavea’s website
- Design user interfaces and interactions for custom web and mobile applications
- Design and apply a new skin to one of Azavea’s products (Sajara, HunchLab, DecisionTree, etc.)
- Migrate or design one of Azavea’s product web sites (currently in DotNetNuke but moving to Concrete5)
- Design marketing collateral (fliers, ads, case study sheets, pamphlets, etc.)

Here’s what we’re looking for:
- Excellent knowledge of standards-based XHTML, CSS and Javascript
- Experience with a Javascript framework such as jQuery or Dojo
- Deep knowledge of Adobe graphic design software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, (Flash desirable, but not a must)
- Familiarity with skinning a web-based content management such as Concrete5, WordPress or Drupal
- Knowledge of interface and UX design for web applications
- Clean, efficient accessible design aesthetic for web and mobile software applications
- Ability to collaborate with other designers
- Radical attention to detail
- Work autonomously as well as with a group
- 1-3 years of applicable experience
- Interested in geography, maps, data and visualization
- Interested in technology, the web, and geeky projects
- Strong organization and time management skills

About Azavea
Azavea is a certified B Corporation that develops innovative, web-based software that uses maps and geographic data to solve complex, interesting, and novel problems. We serve a broad range of clients including governments, non-profit organizations, universities, and businesses. We have particular expertise in natural resource planning, economic development, elections and politics, crime analysis, real estate property analysis, and cultural resources, but are engaged in a wide range of other interesting projects. We believe we can make a difference through geographic information technologies and each of our client projects, products and pro bono engagements showcases this commitment.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including:
- health insurance, including spouse and children
- retirement plan
- flexible hours
- 3 weeks paid vacation
- 1 week of paid sick time
- federal holidays are paid time off
- public transit or bicycle expense reimbursement
- paid time off for disaster relief
- parental leave
- domestic partner benefits
- educational assistance
- profit-sharing and performance bonuses

We welcome candidates from all walks of life and value diversity in our company and do not discriminate based on race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or domestic partner status.

How to Apply

We want to learn about you and we want you to learn a bit about us ( To apply, please send cover letter, resume and portfolio to Claire Connelly at

This position is for a full-time, on-site candidate in our Philadelphia office only.