Web/Graphic Design Technologist

Location: New York City       
Employ. Type: Consulting       
Pay Rate: $40 - $45 per hour (DOE)       
Job Length: 18 month       

For major financial institution we are looking for Consultant with both design (Photoshop – 3 years, Flash – 2 years) and development (HTML – 4 years, CSS, Java Script – 4 years, JSP) skills. Candidates should have 4-6 years experience in web design/development and bachelor's degree in a related area. Strong communication skills required. 1-2 years experience designing/developing sites for Mobile a strong plus. Portfolio or list of sites required. 
He/She will design and constructs web pages/sites including incorporating graphic user interface (GUI) features and other techniques. Maintains and provides ongoing design of the website, promos and ad banners, seasonal content specials and custom chat launcher design for partners. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 
• Design Technologist will responsible for the design, information architecture, user experience, and front-end development of the global news websites. 
• The candidate will leverage both design and development skills in a fast-paced, news-centric environment. 
• The role will focus on designing, building, and maintaining the front-end experience - the pages, modules, stylesheets, scripts, and templates that drive global news sites. 
• The ideal candidate is a veteran designer/developer, capable of adapting quickly to provide creative solutions. 
• Good communication skills are a must, as the role involves significant interaction within a multi-faceted, cross-functional group of business, marketing, editorial, design, and development team members. 
• The ability to work independently or collaboratively in a team depending on need is a must-have. 
Required Skills: 
• Strong HTML and CSS skills 
• Strong Javascript/dHTML/DOM skills 
• Good communication skills 
• Good Photoshop skills 
• Good Flash/Actionscript skills 
• Good sense of interface/information design 
• Experience with Content Management Systems 
• Experience with XML/RSS 
• Familiarity with News/Media environments 
• Familiarity with Java/JSP/JSTL 
• Other programming or design skills a plus 
• Experience building mobile sites a plus 
Local candidates only. 
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