Interactive Media Designer

Location
Yakima
Posted
Mar 01, 2013
Closes
Mar 31, 2013
Contact
Maria Barajas
Duration
Full Time
Here is what we want in our next lead designer:

• Progressive and is always looking to see what new tools and techniques exist that can benefit our products
• Doesn’t just make a pretty picture, but understands how to turn that design into a functional web experience. Why? Because the job is designer and front end developer.
• Understands analytics and knows how to learn from the analytics. Currently, we utilize Google Analytics and GoSquared – so knowing these is important. If you know Site Catalyst, that would also be a big plus.
• Gets data visualization. We are a news and information company, after all, so having experience with data visualization is important.
• Has experience creating photo-driven sites
• Is self-motivated with strong organizational skills
• Wants to produce awesome user experiences

Technically, the idea candidate should:
• Proficient in Javascript and jQuery
• Knowledge of LESS/CSS3
• Knowledge of RequireJS /AMD
• Working Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
• Strong HTML5 capabilities, with cross-browser testing
• Design user interfaces with use cases and mockups.
• Have mobile experience (preferred)
• Experience with PHP, Ruby on Rails and SQL (preferred).

While we prefer someone with deep UX experience, we will consider anyone with a great portfolio and an understanding of web design and development. If you are interested please email your current resume to hr@yakimaherald.com or call (509) 577-7707 with any questions.


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