Are you a web content specialist, or a web designer? Looking for a job with a great company? We're looking to fill a couple of positions:
Web Content Specialist
(Arlington, VA/Washington, DC Area)
You are responsible for the maintenance and growth of a high profile government website. You coordinate and complete projects overseeing all aspects including setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring and summarizing progress. You assist in the development and implementation of content, and will be involved with integrating the work of content providers and designers to produce a final deliverable compatible with agency missions and standards. You have an excellent working knowledge of HTML coding, CSS, PDF and Adobe Photoshop. You are familiar with standard web concepts, practices, and procedures including accessibility/section 508 standards, blogging, and social marketing. You perform a variety of tasks where a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Strong familiarity with HTML/CSS - No WISYWIG
Must have working knowledge of generating web graphics using Adobe PhotoShop
Section 508 Accessibility standards and/or familiarity with tagged Acrobat PDF technology a major plus
You are a team player that has a minimum of 3 years customer-facing experience maintaining websites, you are a self-starter, detail-oriented, and you have excellent verbal and written communications skills. You might have worked on Federal government web projects in the past, and you rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
YOU MUST BE A US CITIZEN. You will be subject to a US government background investigation for public trust positions.
Your primary duty location is Washington, DC.
Commensurate with experience.
Clutch, Inc. is seeking a creative user interface specialist who possesses a great eye for user-centered design in addition to having strong hands-on development skills. The ideal candidate should be fluent in all things web-design, including mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML/CSS, development frameworks and cross-browser compatibility best practices.
Working alongside an application developer and a project manager, you will design information architecture schemas that support user-based tasks. You rapidly prototype wireframes and mockups, identify and solve usability challenges, and translate those ideas into complete, standards-compliant HTML/CSS pages for implementation.
Must have a good understanding of type, color and space, and can design exceptionally well for the web
Understanding that web design is beyond just making things look pretty and translating a brand into the online space. You care as much about the visual aesthetics as you do about usability. Always making design decisions with the user in mind by continuously viewing projects from a user’s vantage point and producing to their needs.
Taking pride in doing great work, and caring about the details (delivering pixel-perfect work)
Ability to cut up a Photoshop comp and turn it into something “live” with good, clean, standard-compliant XHTML and CSS
Hard-working and dedicated to meeting all commitments to the team, even if this requires extra time. Example: Underestimating work needed to hit a team milestone, but putting in the extra effort to get there on schedule
Minimum 3+ years of web design experience
Expert computer skills (Mac and PC)
Good communication skills
Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
Must be flexible and able to work accurately in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently with little supervision
Must have good organization skills and have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Authorized to work in the United States and able to pass a background investigation
Experience working inside development technologies (Java, PHP, ASP.NET, or Cold Fusion)
Custom design implementation with popular Blog/CMS frameworks (WordPress, Joomla, etc)
Experience using version control systems (Subversion, etc) individually or in a team setting
This position is for on-site, full-time work in Winchester, VA. Telecommuting is not an option. This is a 3-month minimum contract with potential for longer engagement.
Note: A portfolio demonstrating a strong visual and conceptual design sense and a superior understanding of current coding practices, typography, color, and layout–screenshots and/or URLs will be required.
If you fit the bill, let me know.