Mediaphormedia: Senior Interaction Designer

Posted by | February 18, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: Lawrence, KS

URL: www.ellingtoncms.com

Mediaphormedia is seeking a senior-level
Interaction Designer to provide comprehensive direction for the design
of web sites, web applications, graphical user interfaces, multimedia
displays, and support/training materials.  Our projects cover news, entertainment, publishing,
search, and information markets and include everything from concept creation to
site design to working with high-scaling template systems.  Our clients consist of newspapers, TV, radio,
magazines, startups, online business search operations, and more.
 
The right
candidate will have a high level of understanding and abilities within
traditional design fundamentals such as layout and grid systems, use of color,
typography, iconography, imagery, and environmental and psychological factors
along with an expert-level use of modern interaction design, human-computer
interface design, standards-based development, and experience working with
database-driven applications. The candidate must have a high appreciation for
information design, balanced minimalism, and highly scalable systems with a
portfolio showcasing examples of his or her best work.
The ideal candidate has a minimum of 4 years web design
experience; bachelors degree or related work experience; proficient in coding
with HTML and CSS web standards; knowledge and experience with advanced content
management systems, experience with Django templates is preferred; knowledge of
different computer platforms, browsers and other relevant internet
technologies; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to
quickly learn new technologies and skills; project management skills a plus;
and outstanding customer service experience.
Specific duties include:
  • Creates
    high-end design and concept work for a variety of projects;
  • Creates style and branding guidelines and design
    standards;
  • Reviews projects and materials for compliance with
    these guidelines;
  • Researches new and emerging web technologies,
    trends, tools, and applications;
  • Assists
    Project Manager with software training and implementation
    for clients; and
  • Assists
    documentation writers to create user documentation and
    training materials.
 
Mediaphormedia
is the award-winning commercial software division of The World Company, a
communications and media company based in Lawrence, Kansas.  Mediaphormedia is widely considered
to be one of the most innovative news and media organizations in the country
employing some of the best and brightest online media developers.
We offer an
excellent benefits package including health, dental, 401k, paid time off, and
more!  Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift
assessment required.

To apply: To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com and links to your work that show you at your best. EOE

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