Connecticut Art Directors Club

Interactive Production Artist / Programmer

Posted on 3/19/2012

Web Solutions, an interactive agency centrally located in Meriden, Connecticut, is actively seeking a full-time Interactive Production Artist/Programmer. This position will be responsible for the development, production and delivery of web graphics/HTML/CSS, web content layout and client-requested updates under the direction of the art director, designers and account managers. As a support member of the creative team, and working with the technology department, the Interactive Production Artist will:

  • Work well as a team member and understand how our technology and processes operate
  • Stay up-to-date with the progression of HTML5, CSS3 and other new/emerging technologies
  • Have a strong personal drive to learn and shape best practices/protocols and share knowledge
  • Convert designs into HTML
  • Test websites in multiple web browsers on Mac and PC, generate punch lists and fix issues where applicable
  • Implement content layouts through a content management system
  • Complete client site updates, including design, HTML/CSS content management and graphic support (Photoshop)
  • Benefit from mentoring and skill-building from a strong, experienced design and development team

Requirements

  • Understanding of the fundamentals of web design
  • Working knowledge and good skill level in basic web programming (i.e., HTML, CSS)
  • Strong skill level in programs required for the discipline (i.e., Photoshop, Dreamweaver, web browsers)
  • Applied knowledge of web typography and color systems
  • Understanding of web-related issues across multiple browsers (i.e., IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Additional Experience/Knowledge With a Plus

  • HTML5 and CSS3
  • Mobile web and web-app development
  • Interface design
  • JavaScript
  • Flash
  • Custom HTML emails
  • ASP/ASP.Net
  • Basic proofreading

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art/Design, Communications or Computer Science
  • 2-5 years experience as an interactive production artist, programmer or designer
  • Online portfolio demonstrating design and web production abilities

Apply

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes paid holidays, vacation/sick time and Simple IRA matching contributions. Apply online at websolutions.com/careers.