US-AL-Huntsville
Staff Req. #
HDQ 17-017
# of Openings
1

Position Summary

Responsible for strategizing, planning, implementing, and managing all design and production activities required to support ROC websites and web-based software.  Produces graphic sketches, designs and copy layouts for online content. Determines size and arrangement of illustrative materials and copy, selects style and size of type, and arranges layout based upon available space, knowledge of principles, and aesthetic design concepts. In-house graphic design, and email campaigns. Build and maintain software applications and assist in providing technical support of Web sites and/or Web-based software products by performing the following duties.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Primary ownership and responsibility for web design, production, content, and functionality of sites and ensuring that the material is designed, created, published, and updated in a timely fashion.
  • Analyzes designs, develops, and implements web-based applications to support business requirements.
  • Follows approved life cycle methodologies, creates design documents, and performs program coding and testing.
  • Assists project managers with UX workflows & prototypes.
  • Utilizes a thorough knowledge of programming and server software operations develops custom programs designed to enhance user appeal and utility as well as the site’s overall functionality.
  • Creates Web front-end user interface to new or existing databases to make business applications Web and mobile accessible.
  • May be expected to write documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections.
  • Maintains all projects through version control software and manages all organization and deployment of code.
  • Makes recommendations to IT department on optimization of physical server and virtual machine configuration as applicable to applications that will be installed to support web development.
  • Manages web server and SQL server setup and configuration.
  • Insures web assets are cross-platform and browser responsive.
  • Manage work and deadlines of other programmers and third party contractors and providers.
  • Makes changes to content, design & other elements as needed.
  • Develops creative briefs and designs to meet the businesses objectives and need of the organization.
  • Uses computer graphic systems to produce original graphic sketches, icons, designs and layouts.
  • Keep up-to-date on web standards, policy issues, and market developments
  • Coordinate with IT for enhancements and maintenance of the content management system (CMS).
  • Designs and constructs web pages/sites including incorporating graphic interface (GUI) features and other techniques.
  • Maintain and create electronic templates in line with the Corporate Brand standards.
  • Determines sizes of type, and arranges layout based upon available space, knowledge of principles, and aesthetic design concepts.
  • Maintains and provide ongoing design of promotions, banner ads and seasonal content specials.
  • Designs and executes newsletter and email campaigns.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                 

  • May lead and direct the work of others in a technical capacity.

Skills and Education Required

Skills and Education Required:   

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Language Skills                                                  

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

 

Mathematical Skills                                                       

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

Reasoning Ability                        

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

Computer Skills                                                  

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of modern web development technologies.
  • Experience in object oriented PHP, database administration and design, caching systems, design patterns, integration with third party services (REST/SOAP), server maintenance, task scheduling, and design integration.
  • Best-in-class knowledge of graphic/web design and ecommerce UX considered essential.

 

Other Qualifications                                                      

  • Exceptional leadership and presentation skills needed.
  • The ability to write complex documents that are concise and understood by multiple levels of the organization.
  • Is a thought leader and is well respected by multiple levels of the organization.
  • Ability to solve and articulate solutions to highly complex problems and to work effectively in highly ambiguous and stressful situations.
  • Ability to handle politically charged or otherwise nebulas situations while influencing the outcome towards effective and collaborative solutions.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks.

 

Competencies

Documented experience in the following are required:

  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • JavaScript Frameworks such as jQuery
  • PHP > 5.2
  • MySQL
  • MSSQL
  • JSON/XML
  • Drupal
  • Bootstrap
  • SEO
  • Graphic/web design

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