NYU Digital Libraries group seeks a coding designer, someone with great user interface and interaction design skills, who's also comfortable coding web pages and employing the latest techniques in responsive design. The Position is charged with working across a portfolio of projects to design, build, and maintain front end software for web-based systems that support and enhance accessibility and user experience for the Digital Libraries. Overall the position relies on user and project manager feedback to drive improvements.
Visualization Skills / Design Process: Experience with some of: Wireframes, Sketching User Interfaces, Paper Prototyping, Interactive Prototyping, HTML/CSS/JS Mockups, Photoshop Mockups, Usability Testing
Web / Graphic / Interaction Design Skills: Grid systems? Äîcss frameworks, Typography? Äî Especially web fonts, Visual Hierarchy, Style guides? ÄîFollowing and Creating, Color Theory, Image Optimization
CSS / HTML Skills: Familiarity with CSS3 and browser prefixes, Familiarity with / interest in CSS preprocessors such as Sass, Compass, or Less, Familiarity with / interest in Responsive Web Design / Mobile First / CSS Sprites
Visual Design Tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, OmniGraffle etc
Technical Tools: Local Web Development (WAMP/XAMP/MAMP or equivalent), Command Line Navigation Unix/Linux/Mac Os X, SSH SFTP SCP, Version Control, Systems SVN GIT etc.
Qualifications/Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Required Experience: 3 years of experience in web user interface design and development and services or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience developing start-up web 2.0 and / or social networking applications
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.): Experience in web user interface programming frameworks such as JQuery, CoffeeScript, Blueprint, SASS, and/or other WebUI frameworks. Experience with HTML5; experience with web content management systems, specifically expertise in Drupal Theming and Drupal module development; expertise in web development frameworks, such as Rails; advanced Unix/Linux command line interface skills, work experience in an academic library or research university; knowledge of Library and Academic standards such as METS, MARC, MODS, OAC, EAD; familiarity with ADA requirements and methods of achieving compliance; familiarity with web security standards and methods of achieving compliance; demonstrated experience with distributed source code version control systems such as Git; demonstrated ability to take initiative to improve current services offered by the organization and to document procedures. Relational database experience, preferably MySQL and Postgres. Experience with webservers such as Apache httpd and Nginx and Java Servlet containers such as Apache Tomcat.
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Published: Thursday, December 6, 2012 00:27 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:46 UTC