Web Designer/Developer

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No Clearance Needed
US Citizenship required
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm
10-month contract

Our client, a government contractor, is seeking a Website Designer to join their team of qualified, diverse individuals in transforming the future of technology and public health. This position will be located in Atlanta, GA and will become part of the team that supports the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. The qualified applicant will provide web production support which includes daily posting and updating of content, materials, and web pages to internal and external-facing web sites. He/She will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining content-based websites; applying current agency and team standards; developing applicable documentation; communicating status to appropriate personnel; ensuring content remains updated and relevant; providing quality work; and working independently within a team environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Performs web design and production tasks using Dreamweaver, Web Content Management System, and/or SharePoint tools.
Makes use of HTML, XHTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and JQuery programming languages as needed.
Creates and optimizes 508 compliant images and PDFs for the web using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, and Acrobat).
Migrates existing web content from old to new templates and implements template upgrades. Deploys new sites using current template, including configuration of associated files (navigation, heater, footer, etc).
Performs QA reviews and all applicable testing before returning to client for final review, approval, and clearance.
Knows and continues to keep up-to-date on Section 508 accessibility requirements and ensures all web pages and web files are compliant.
Performs cross-browser testing and follows all internal approval and clearance processes before posting pages.
Offers suggestions on information architecture, user experience, search engine optimization, 508 compliance, use of graphics, mobile optimization, and other web best practices.
Reviews web site statistics (using Site Catalyst, Google Analytics, etc.) and uses findings to improve search engine optimization and information architecture as well as to inform customers of site performance and use.
Attends web team meetings and provides valuable input and maintains strong, positive interoffice and client relations. Represents team in cross-organizational workgroups, communities of practice, project teams, etc.
Uses MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and WinZip software to format and store files as needed.