America’s Test Kitchen: Web Production Assistant

Posted by | February 23, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: Brookline, MA

URL: http://www.americastestkitchen.com/

Web Production Assistant
America’s Test Kitchen seeks to fill a Web Production Assistant position in the IT group. The successful candidate will assist in the designing, developing, and maintaining of ATK content. Working within the existing project methodology and standards, the incumbent will maintain and support the existing web sites and assist in new initiatives by producing hand-coded pages, including weekly e-mail newsletters and various marketing, editorial, and sale pieces. Candidate will serve as an IT resource for CSS design, templating, and JavaScript application development.
This is an entry level position suitable for someone with 1 to 3 years related experience.
ESSENTIALS OF THE POSITION
  • Format and edit code using clean HTML and CSS standards.
  • Create optimized web images from production files.
  • Perform website updates (add/change text and/or graphics).
  • Create weekly e-Newsletters.
  • Create HTML pages from Photoshop documents for various web initiatives.
  • Responsible for production tasks assigned through internal request system.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to proficiently hand-code in HTML and CSS.
  • Ability to work within a legacy environment.
  • Proficiency in Adobe creative products, particularly Photoshop.
  • Working knowledge of Javascript and ideally a framework such as jQuery or Prototype.
  • Understanding of basic graphic design principles.
  • Experience with any of the following a plus: ASP 3.0, PHP, Flash, XML, SVN.
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines including flexibility during peak workload periods.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, high-energy individual able to meet deadlines and pro-actively find solutions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • BA/BS preferable with 1-3 years of real-world web production experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience in hand coding websites and/or equivalent applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high attention to detail.
CONTACT:
America’s Test Kitchen is a fast growing publishing company conveniently located on the MBTA Green Line in Brookline Village, Massachusetts. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, health insurance coverage offers a choice of a Blue Cross Blue Shield Care PPO or an HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Dental, Guardian short term and long term disability insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, a generous amount of vacation time and summer hours from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

To apply: Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume (PDF preferred), and salary requirements via email to: web.production@americastestkitchen.com with Web Prod Asst 01-11 in the Subject Line.

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