Week of the Website is a web design service that uses a clearly defined process to aid in the quick and efficient creation of a new website using the Squarespace platform. In this position, your role will be to design and build a website over two weeks, utilizing content, images and visual cues organized prior to the beginning of the engagement.
In this role, as an independent contractor position, we estimate a work load of 0-4 websites or partial website projects per month based on our sales, as well as your preference and availability. Contractors will be compensated on a per-project basis.
For each project you will be charged with the following:
Reviewing all content and materials submitted prior to project launch
Leading daily check in discussions with the client on overall website goals, strategy and edits during week 1.
Developing site architecture and content organization
Working with the client to implement design features from a pre-designed branding guide or develop a look and feel for the website as defined as colors, typography choice & simple graphic element integration like icons, lines..etc.
Implementation of all client provided content
Executing client change requests and updates within the two week WOTW engagement window
Creation of any online store & donation portals as needed
Custom CSS/HTML to make template modifications as needed
Implementation of any 3rd party services the client provides
Sending any to project manager or client for timely response
Collecting domain login information for the successful launch of the new website
Making final website updates during week 2.
Launching website at the end of Week 2 (either live or password protected)
You will NOT be expected to...
Design logos or other complex graphic design elements
Purchase any design assets on behalf of the client
Provide support beyond the two week engagement window unless discussed on an hourly basis
Meet clients in person
Provide email setup or technical support outside of Squarespace.
Ideal Candidates will..
Be based in the US
Have 1-3 years of experience building Squarespace websites and e-commerce stores for paying clients
Be comfortable leading client conversations and developing a rapport with team members
Have excellent time management and communication skills