Web Designer / Developer for MACRO

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  • Los Angeles  
    temp, from own premises  
    Budget commensurate with experience  
  • Company
    MACRO  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    28 April 2017  
    Posted on
    30 March 2017  

MACRO is a disruptive media company focused on the multicultural market. As a new model entertainment company, our focus is on content creation and engagement for African-American, Latino and Multicultural (ALM) audiences in the film, television and digital spaces. We are in the process of redesigning our corporate website as well as launching a new premiere multimedia publishing site. We are looking for an incredibly talented and dynamic freelance or contract developer to join us.

 

As our Web Designer/Developer, you will create the look, layout, and features of the website, so acute technical expertise and a highly attuned aethestic eye are mandatory. This project involves understanding both graphic design and programming sides of our website needs. Our ideal candidate possesses technical skills, including HTML5, JavaScript, database management, and can code/build from scratch. An added bonus, have a great understanding of design thinking, agile methodology, and competency in both UX and UI. You also will work with our publishing team to prioritize, implement and maintain ongoing site updates, among other tasks as delineated below.

Responsibilities include:

  • Redesigning and updating our existing corporate website
  • Designing and implementing a new premium publishing site
  • Regularly meeting with the publishing and creative teams to assess needs
  • Translate design brief into concepts, wireframes and mockups
  • Collaborate with creative team to ensure concept solutions work within the parameters and scope of the project
  • Provide smart, innovative UX/UI solutions
  • Researching different platforms and determining technical requirements for publishing the site(s)
  • Creating and maintaining any necessary back up files
  • Ensure design solutions are optimized for integration, performance, usability and sustainability
  • Writing programming code, either from scratch or by adapting existing website software and graphics packages
  • Uploading the site onto a server and registering it with different search engines
  • Keeping up to date with advances in computer technology and how this affects the business environment
  • Regular and rigorous troubleshooting to identify and address any code and/or technical problems

Requirements:

  • Ability to deliver web design, animation and multimedia programming
  • Content management skills
  • Proficiency in basic web design programs as well as editing for video and audio
  • Proficiency in Flash and ActionScript for programming, as well as expert knowledge of web standards and CSS-driven layout (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery)
  • Experience working with a broad set of devices and browsers and a solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues
  • Familiarity with SEO principles
  • Experience in multimedia content development and content management
  • Excellent eye for design and understanding of design elements
  • Sense of urgency as this is a fast-paced, start up team environment
  • Strong portfolio that showcases the breadth of your work with details of your role on each project--from the initial concept to design delivery

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