Email Designer – Richmond, VA

Email Designer


Richmond, VA


Job Description:

This is an on-site role in Richmond, VA.

Pay Range:$40/hr – $54/hr


Looking for a full-time (40 hrs/week) Email Designer. The Email Designer will work with a behemoth in the financial industry.


HTML coding and development for Email using responsive design and email coding best practices

Entering and tweaking HTML code for proper deployment in Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Design compelling emails based on user-centered design principles and industry best practices.

Work alongside partner who structures and deploys A/B tests in Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Produce clean, technically accurate files

Partner with internal creative teams, or external agencies, to create email templates

Understand company 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 in a fast-paced environment

Complete work correctly and efficiently to meet appropriate deadlines

Communicate well with business partners, team members, and tech partners

Required Skills:

Strong proficiency in Dreamweaver and Figma

Strong proficiency in SalesForce Marketing Cloud.

Strong proficiency in Movable Ink and Litmus.

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.

Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience working in an email specific role.

Technical Skills:




Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Taxi for Email

Email UI/UX

Responsive design

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $40/hr – $54/hr. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.  If applicable add additional language: Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends – whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table

You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects

You’ll be working with a global brand – meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR


Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
– You're paid weekly
– Subsidized health and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
– Paid Sick Leave for all US and Canada talent
– Access to Fidelity 401(k) with company match
– Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward bus or train passes, etc.)
– Direct deposit for your paycheck
– Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
– Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills:
– Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)Not the job for you? Tell your friends and reap the Rewards


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