Web Designer

Classification: 
Full-time
Company: 
International Justice Mission,
PO Box 58147,
Washington DC,
District Of Columbia
20037
Contact Person: 
Andrea MacLurg
Contact E-mail Address: 
amaclurg@ijm.org
Contact Phone Number: 
(703) 4655495
Description/Responsibilities: 
Web and Online Development: Strategize and implement elegant user experiences based on a strong understanding of our technology environment and requirements, latest web standards, and project objectives. Develop for multiple mediums (traditional web, web applications and mobile), taking into consideration the interaction nuances and advantages of each. Develop HTML email templates utilizing a combination of nested table structures and inline CSS, compatible across multiple platforms browsers and email clients. Deploy and support online campaigns (fundraising, advocacy, etc.) using the Convio platform and other social media platforms; integrate the Convio platform with other webservices through SOAP or REST API's. Online Strategy and Optimization: Provide oversight and execution of IJM's web analytics strategy; monitor and evaluate web traffic and usage trends in order to make enhancements that drive search engine optimization and improve user experience. Perform Quality Assurance tasks for the maintenance of Web site functions.
Requirements/Qualifications: 
2 years or more experience with web development and coding. Possess working knowledge of Google Analytics and of search engine optimization best practices. Experience implementing front-end designs within a web-based content management system (Drupal, Expression Engine, WordPress, etc). Proficient, hands-on knowledge of XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, as well as other web development/production tools. Possess a strong command of web standards, cross-browser compatibility and various web-related optimization techniques. Experience in graphic creation/editing skills using Photoshop and Illustrator is preferred. Understanding of DOM, Javascript, DHTML, PHP, AJAX, server side scripting. Experience with a JavaScript Toolkit such as YUI or jQuery. Experience with online marketing including tagging, online advertising, and search engine marketing and optimization is preferred. Experience with Convio's suite of eCRM tools (including TeamRaiser/Email, Advocacy, Common Ground) a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Application Instructions: 
Resume and cover letter.