Manage the life-cycle of the content on the Hiphop Archive Portal and related websites.
Analysis and classification of existing content and identify content gaps.
Create information architecture scheme for new content and functionality
Design and execute new website features, overall design guidelines, template protocols.
Select efficient technological solutions
Development and maintenance of the web site's visual appearance to ensure a consistent compelling branded experience for users.
Plan and implement ongoing updates and or new additions/updates
Establish protocols for collaborative content and resource development from other providers – both within the working group and for the outside community
Interact with outside vendors for integration of back-end database driven solutions as necessary
End user usability testing
Train HipHop Archive staff on use of new features, if necessary.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources
This is a 1 year term appointment
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
Three or more years of experience required.
Web development best practices
Proficiency in the development and application of multimedia web delivery technologies, such as audio/video streaming, iTunes, QuickTime, Youtube,Vimeo etc.
Solid familiarity with latest design and development software, including content management systems, and other web industry standards/trends.
Consistent execution and application of creative designs/layouts.
Expertise in design and publishing tools: Adobe Photoshop and raw HTML.
Strong understanding of web browser rendering differences, and basic understanding of web accessibility.
Excellent planning, organizational, and project management skills are required.
Close attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines is a must.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.
Ability to work effectively alone, as a team member, or team lead of a cross functional team from multiple disciplines.
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