Web Specialist (Digital Communications Specialist)

Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Government
Type:
Contract
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID:
#161671
Recruiter:
Sophia Shefali

SUMMARY
Our public sector client is seeking a results-oriented individual to optimize the end-user experience through graphic design and innovation.  While working with a diverse team, you will ensure the timely and effective communication of priorities, policies and actions to external and internal stakeholders across all of the client's corporate channels

RESPONSIBILITIES
– Publish and maintain content on the website, as well as include occasional changes to its appearance, organization, content access and display
– Maintain, produce, and publish digital communications in compliance with established standards, policies and legal obligations
– Liaise closely with key internal partners, maintaining multiple third-party supplier relationships in support of team activities; and
– Conduct ongoing research of best practices on technical and non-technical standards, processes, and advice on recommended solutions.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
– At a minimum a recently completed two (2) year college diploma in website design and development or a degree in computer science (or equivalent program)
– advanced proficiency using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
– experience with JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React, Vue.js, etc.)
– experience with API integrations (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML/XLST)
– knowledge of WCAG 2.0 Accessibility compliance standards
– strong working knowledge of visual communication, interaction design, user-centered experience design and digital marketing
– keen understanding of UX/UI principles and best-practices
– advanced skills in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
– solid grasp of responsive web design and frameworks (Bootstrap)
– knowledge of web analytics (Google Analytics or similar tool) and SEO
– experience editing audio/video using Adobe Premiere
– experience in using enterprise level CMS (OpenText Web Site Management, WordPress, Drupal)
– strong attention to detail, effective written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, and to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines

 

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