Web Design Intern

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YMWAHA
1205 Boyle Street
Pittsburgh, PA
Posted: June 09 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The web designer will create the look, layout, and features of a website. This job involves understanding both the graphic design and computer programming. The web designer will help with maintenance and additions to the website. They will work closely with senior peer groups within the organization for keeping the site up-to-date and prioritizing needs, among other tasks. The web designer should have an eye for clean and artful design, interface design skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts and transform them into functional designs.

Responsibilities

Plans site design by clarifying goals; designing functionality.
Develops site navigation by categorizing content; funneling traffic through content.
Develops site content and graphics by coordinating with copywriters and graphic artists; designing images, icons, banners, audio enhancements, etc.
Prepares site by installing and configuring server software; installing programming language using authoring and formatting tools; ensuring cross-platform compatibility; establishing links.
Establishes locatability by registering with search engines.
Upgrades site by updating content and graphics; monitoring performance and results; identifying and evaluating improvement options; introducing new technology; maintaining links.
Protects site by designing and installing security precautions.
Maintains site appearance by developing and enforcing content and display standards; editing submissions.
Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Requirements

Education and Experience
Proven Web Design experience
Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
Content Management
A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently
Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction​
Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques, and technologies
BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or a Visual Arts subject
Multimedia Content Development
Understanding Browser Capabilities
Teamwork

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