Assistant Webmaster/Web Designer for the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio

(EDITOR’S NOTE: You can apply for the job here).

General Summary:

Under the direction of the Webmaster, develop front-end web-based applications and multimedia presentations for traditional web and mobile devices. Assist in the site management of organization’s Internet and intranet sites including usability and ADA compliance testing, performing routine maintenance and development of current site enhancements and new websites. Also prepare editorial content and graphics for use in both traditional web and mobile devices.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop, code, update, test and implement webpages and sites to meet the organization’s needs.
Develop, code, update, test and implement web-based applications and forms for the organization’s websites.
Develop/assist with the creation and/or implementation of web-based multimedia presentations to meet the organization’s need.
Create, update and modify graphics and photos for internal and external websites. Create and publish ADA compliant “standard” and “fillable” PDFs.
Assist with the organization’s HTML news and marketing email campaigns as needed.
Serve as lead contact for social media initiatives.
Write and edit editorial content for Internet and intranet sites as needed.
Work with internal staff to post accurate information on Internet and intranet sites.
Test to ensure that minimal errors are found in production and code of websites to optimize the layout of materials, site performance and compatibility with various browsers. Ensure ADA compliance and adherence to STRS Ohio corporate identity standards.
Track and catalog cyclical and date-sensitive updates for internal and external sites.
Keep up-to-date on latest innovations in Internet/intranet communications.
Adhere to organizational processes and industry best practices.
Assist with other projects, as assigned.
Serve as a backup for other web team members.

Requirements Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Bachelor’s degree in communications or graphic/web design preferred; college-level course work in graphic design or information technology and relevant experience may substitute for the degree.
Two or more years of related experience required.
Strong functional understanding and experience working with HTML and CSS required.
Proficiency with HTML5, CSS3, AJAX & XHTML/XML preferred. Experience developing/working with social media and familiarity with ASP & ASP.Net preferred.
Proficiency in Web-based design applications including (but not limited to): Dreamweaver CS5, Fireworks CS5, Adobe Acrobat Suite 9 & X, Photoshop CS5, and Illustrator CS5 required. Experience with Adobe Final Cut Pro X, InDesign CS5 and Flash/Shockwave preferred.
Strong sense of design, usability and layout required. Actionable copywriting a plus.
Strong knowledge of cross-browser and cross-platform differences required.
Ability to seamlessly work/transition between Mac & PC environments during development and testing processes required.
Creative and strategic thinker with demonstrated idea generation and continuous improvement skills.
Ability to work cross-functionally with department associates, and other contributors to ensure projects are completed on-time with a high level of customer satisfaction.
Ability to solve problems creatively.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proven ability to effectively manage time and multiple priorities while meeting project deadlines.
Strong self-manager who is highly motivated and is an organized team player.
Ability to work with a variety of associates at all levels in a positive, respectful, and collaborative manner to achieve the communication goals of the organization.
Strong work ethic and attention to detail.
Excellent work record of attendance and punctuality; occasional evening, weekend and non-regular work hours required.

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the persons so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of associates under supervision.

Posted on June 17, 2012, in Jobs and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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