Location: Montreal, QC H3G1M8
Salary/Wage: 46,742.96 – 55,862.16 CAD /year
Status: Full Time, Temporary/Contract/Project
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree
Note: This is a second posting and represents a full-time, one-year contract position.
Reporting to the Director, Internal Relations and Communications, and functionally to the Coordinator, University Web Communications, the incumbent is responsible for the conceptualization and production of web materials; he or she designs, produces, and maintains various university web sites and works on the main university site.
- Create design prototypes, including graphic design, site navigation, and layout of content, for the main university web site and for department web sites.
- Ensure that the layout of the content is accessible and logical; recommend improvements if necessary.
- Create visual concepts that match the content and the image wanted by the clients but that fit in Concordiaï¿½s global image; ensure that sites are easy to navigate.
- Build websites using technologies that conform to international standards and make sure that they are universally accessible.
- Perform maintenance and updates to existing web sites when requested by clients.
- Provide training on the maintenance and update procedures to clients who choose to take charge of their own websites.
- Contribute to the overall development of the Web Communications group and of the university website.
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, graphic design, computer science, engineering, or other discipline related to the primary responsibilities and two to four years of experience in web design.
- Advanced knowledge of XHTML, CSS, and of digital imaging and illustration with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
- Knowledge of different web browsers, web standards, accessibility issues and cross-platform design issues.
- Knowledge of desktop publishing applications, web hosting issues, and photography skills definite assets.
- Very good spoken and written English in order to design prototypes and train staff and faculty. Basic knowledge of spoken French for routine communication with university community.
- Attention to detail, customer-service orientation, and creativity in problem-solving.
- Ability to work in a team and to communicate in a clear way to provide training to staff and faculty.
Contact: Josy Cirella
Email: [email protected]