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National Library of Jamaica
Web and Graphics Designer (MIS/IT3)
Category: Information Technology
Description:
Job Purpose

Under the direction of the Director, Technical Services and Network, the Web and Graphics Designer is responsible for designing and maintaining the library’s web presence as well as designing graphics for promotion of the library’s services and resources.

Key Responsibilties

1. Designs, builds, and maintains the library’s web presence, including protecting operating and content management systems.
2. Recommends innovative solutions and customer interfaces to improve usability and content.
3. Develops and initiate procedures for ongoing website updates and revisions.
4. Develops and document style guidelines for website content.
5. Analyzes design needs and capture technical requirements of the various teams.
6. Develops concepts, graphics and layouts for social media platform and exhibitions
7. Designs graphics and prepare publications to meet a variety of promotional needs.
8. Collaborates with the Public Relations and Special Programmes team members to understand and implement designs for marketing and communication plans
9. Keeps abreast of new and emerging development in web and graphics design and implementing recommendations and best practices
10. Prepares progress reports

Salary scale $1,051,221- $ 1,249,571 p.a.

We appreciate all responses, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Qualifications:
Minimum Required Qualification and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field
• One (1) year related experience

Required Skills, Knowledge and Competencies

• Training or demonstrated experience in graphic design
• Sound knowledge of PHP, Javascript, HTML and CSS
• Proficient in Adobe Suite of programs.
• Working knowledge of the Macintosh computer operating system.
• A solid understanding of web design and usability as well as current web standards
• Proficiency with WordPress or other content management system
• Familiarity with basic SEO and performance best practices
• Experience with Google Analytics
• Demonstrated experience in designing visual images and layout of material on web sites and other visual media
• Ability to work in an environment with multiple deadlines
• Excellent communication, verbal and interpersonal skills
• Problem-solving, sound decision-making and critical thinking skills
• Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet multiple requests.
Deadline: June 28, 2019

Contact Information
Name: Director HRM & Administration
Address: National Library of Jamaica
12 East Street, Kingston
Email: nljhrm@nlj.gov.jm
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2019-06-17

 

 

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