Web Designer Opportunity at Express Computers (South Surrey/White Rock)

Date: 2010-12-22, 9:59AM PST

E-Mail to: job-fgpkx-2124295574@craigslist.org

IMPORTANT: Please, no phone calls, drop-ins, freelancers or businesses. This is a full-time on-site position. All applicants MUST provide a list of websites they have designed/developed.

Express Computers is accepting applications for the following position:

Web Designer/Developer

The Web Designer/Developer will be responsible for designing professional quality websites that are easy to use, develop and maintain. Design briefs and art direction will be provided, but those who stand out and demonstrate consistent quality and skill will be given greater creative control.

The Web Designer/Developer will also be responsible for preparing websites for development, and will also be responsible for front-end development (X/HTML and CSS).

Minimum requirements:

• A strong portfolio of client work in web design is essential. Please provide a link to your website and sites you’ve created, if they’re not listed on your site.

• At least 3 years of professional experience in the field

• A solid understanding of web usability, and an ability to create websites that are intuitive and easy to use

• A solid understanding of communication design and information hierarchy

• Ability to hand-code valid, standards compliant X/HTML and CSS

• A thorough understanding of web standards, best practices, and cross-browser compatibility

• A good, strong background in graphic design including typography, composition, layout and color

• An eye for detail and quality

• Consistency in naming practices and production values

• Strong communication skills and an ability to maintain quality and consistency under pressure

• Some experience in working with CMS such as Joomla, Textpattern, Drupal, WordPress, etc.

Software skills required:

• Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver

• FTP clients

• Strong PC skills are a must.

Other skills that would be an asset:

• A deeper knowledge of web development technologies such as PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CMS development etc. is a huge asset

• Search Engine Optimization and Google Analytics skills/experience is also a huge asset, and there is an opportunity for this person to take on a lot of interesting SEO projects

• Knowledge of print design, branding design and Adobe InDesign

• Skills/experience in social media marketing

• Illustration & photography skills

• Advertising & marketing experience

• Content development and copywriting skills

• Project management skills

• Experience with website localization and translation

Please apply by responding to this ad, or on our website at http://expresscomputers.com/careers

Express Computers is an equal opportunity employer.

We apologize, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Originally posted 2010-12-23 10:21:26. Republished by Blog Post Promoter