Jobs in Jamaica: Web Designer/Developer

JOB TITLE: Web Designer/Developer

LOCATION:  Jamaica Information Service (JIS), Kingston

DESCRIPTION: Work closely with other members of the team to design and develop dynamic and cutting edge websites and web applications for clients; Provide expert advice towards choosing the best technical and creative solutions for each project; Coordinate and participate in all facets of web design, development, maintenance, upgrades, quality assurance and compliance with established company standards; Perform product design, development and implementation of software packages for web applications; Integrate templates and modules into WordPress, Drupal and Joomla! (CMS) websites; Design websites in collaboration with the development team, and in accordance with corporate visual standards and best practices; Build or provide web-based solutions using a variety of internet (web-based) tools and technologies; Consult with clients on applications, information and content structure, user interface, presentation and documentation in building websites; Co-ordinate and communicate business and technical information to clients; Develop Mobile Apps; Develop the aesthetics, visual design and/or layout of website artwork, graphical user interface (GUI), and overall “look & feel” to enhance user experience and site performance

QUALIFICATIONS: First degree in Computer Science/Management Information Systems or a closely related field from a recognized tertiary institution; At least 3 years experience in web development and creative frontend design; Competency in the use of Joomla!, Drupal, WordPress and other content management systems, with regards to setup and full customization; Competency in PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, Nodejs CSS3, JSON(P), HTML5, MVC architectures and CLI; Knowledge of Web 2.0 implementations and universal web standards and practices; Knowledge of FTP services/tools to deploy or update a website; Excellent skills in RDBMS and writing error free SQL commands; Excellent graphical user interface design skills

CONTACT INFORMATION: Director, Human Resources, Jamaica Information Service, 58a Half-Way Tree Road, Kingston 10; Email: [email protected]

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 29, 2014