The filthiest of filthy criminals pleaded guilty in a federal court on January 14th to sex trafficking. Court records report that pimps used web design to advertise in Greenville. Are jobs for web design in Greenville, SC really that hard to come by?
Technology stocks trended to all time highs just a month ago before a major correction shocked South Carolina and the rest of the country with what appears to be the silicone bubble bursting. It’s no secret web design in Greenville is finally slowing, but add to that an analysis from IHS Inc. on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Mayors which names Greenville #82 in projected Job Growth of U.S. Metro Areas in the United States.
That puts Columbia (#43), Charlotte (#27) and even Myrtle Beach (#20) ahead of Greenville (#82). But most surprisingly is that Charleston (#19) ranks higher than any other Southern town in job growth, except for Atlanta (#14), when speculating on this year’s job growth.
Greenville is behind Charlotte, Atlanta, Myrtle Beach, Columbia and Charleston in regard to projected job growth this year.
The United States Metro Economies Forecast was prepared for the United States Conference of Mayors and summarizes GDP growth from aggregated data. The good news is that nearly all of the nations 381 metro areas are projected to experience real economic growth in 2016 and 88% will see growth in excess of 1.0 %.
Just a year ago Greenville was being hailed as the next big thing in Tech, Fast Company calling it a “world class, diverse and hidden gem.”
Knox White brings web design jobs in Greenville
Development of downtown Greenville has given visitors and new residents something to brag about. With a large number of restaurants on Main Street giving the Fortune 500 companies Michelin, Mitsubishi and BMW something to brag about when hosting multi-national investors in the upstate, the tech-savvy sector appreciates the great environment for collaboration that has been added in regard to workspace.
Greenville Mayor Knox White is helping to ensure the infrastructure for supporting technology growth in Greenville can be sustained. He recently heralded the AT&T GigaPower expansion:
High-speed broadband not only connects people and opportunities, but it is the foundation for precisely the kinds of clean, high-skilled, 21st Century jobs we want our city to be known for. I am excited to see AT&T is planning to bring its AT&T GigaPower network to Greenville and look forward to the positive impact that this new fiber-optic network will have on our community. –Greenville Mayor Knox White
The Iron Yard is another good example of how inspired space has accelerated the appeal for inspired young minds to build the next Facebook, educating people on the core elements of web development, from design to databases. But it’s this collaborative environment that means more than anything else to young minds seeking financing for their bright ideas. Here are Greenville’s most popular shared spaces being talked about:
- Cowork Greenville – 1040 Washington Street, Greenville, SC
- OpenWorks – 101 North Main Street, Greenville, SC
- Laurens Shared WorkSpaces, LLC – 205 North Laurens Street, Greenville, SC
- Millport at Butler – 128 Millport Circle, Greenville, SC
- Next Innovation Center – 411 University Ridge, Greenville, SC
Who’s hiring for web design in Greenville?
Red Ventures is seeking web designers and willing to pay top dollar to get them. But they’re in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Most of the top jobs for web design in Greenville, according to Indeed.com, are coming from outside the area. Nonetheless, there are a number of great options for those seeking web design jobs in Greenville, South Carolina:
- Repherrals Software Solutions – eCommerce Graphic Designer
- ScanSource, Inc. – Digital Marketing Specialist
- Erwin Penland – Senior Interactive Designer
- Southern Tide – eCommerce Graphic Designer
- Drum Creative – Art Director
What are the different web design in Greenville jobs?
There’s been a lot of questions regarding the evolving roles of web design jobs, what they entail and how to differentiate between designer, implementer and developer. There’s a good reference to the generic term “Webmaster” used in the past which can be found on Blotter.com, but the below guide may be more exhaustive for those uninitiated with the term:
- Web Architect ($) – A non-programming job, this position considers the design and theory of a website in regard to the structural aspects, including user interface and workflow.
- Website Administrator ($$) – Also knows as a Web Systems Engineer or Website Coordinator, is responsible for making the whole website work together and run properly. Admins run the show while the Developers and Architects influence the infrastructure.
A shout out goes to Hank Hyatt from the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, recently quoted in GreenvilleOnline:
I always love to see us do better,” Hyatt said. “But where Charleston’s strong, Greenville’s strong, South Carolina’s strong. It’s all part of the same state.
JOKE OF THE DAY: So, how bad is the job market for web design in Greenville, SC? The National Hipster Association issued a press release announcing that Greenville members will no longer be barred from the organization for owning Samsung Galaxy phones. Evidently, thrift has made them reexamine their founding principles.