Front End Web Developer

Posted 8 months ago

Skills

The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and who possesses strong communication (oral and written), problem-solving, analytic, interpersonal skills, and is: – results-oriented – detail-oriented – accountable – adaptable – able to negotiate with and influence others – able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment – able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables.

Experience in the following is required: – Designing graphics appropriate for websites (e.g. web limitations, screen resolutions, how to create graphics for use in HTML layouts, etc). – Creating and effectively arranging graphics, images and all other content into a creative, cohesive, functional, and visually-pleasing website utilizing best practices in User Interface/User Experience design. – Turning a graphic layout into a fully functional web page (i.e., knowing how to slice up graphics and layouts into an HTML framework). – Translating written/verbal themes and ideas into appropriate visual design. – Creating original artwork using image editing programs (ability to illustrate a plus). – Proficiency in HTML and CSS required. Must be comfortable hand-coding HTML without use of a WYSIWYG. Proficiency using CSS for layout and positioning. Proficiency in JavaScript a plus. – Proficiency with Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. – Knowledge of requirements as defined in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act a plus. – Strong understanding of web design principles and best practices. – Strong understanding of information architecture, navigation, and usability principles.

Additional qualifications include an online portfolio showing recent examples of your web design work demonstrating your UX and graphic design skills.

Applicants without a current web design portfolio will not be considered.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.

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