Assistant Web Designer (Temp), Guggenheim Museum
January 2, 2008 10:31 AM

The world-renowned Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is seeking a temporary Assistant Web Designer/Production for its Publications Department. This temporary position may lead to regular employment.

The Assistant Web Designer/Production is responsible for designing and developing new content within the Museum’s Web site, while maintaining that all departments are using design standards.

Design, make image updates/corrections, and input new content within Web site Content Management System (CMS)

Design and develop web pages with XHTML/CSS/Flash based on established style guide and for new projects and microsites

Work with Web team and all departments to gather content for the Web site—images, texts, etc.

Edit and optimize images

Assist with deployment of new Website

Interface with third party Web design firm and developers as necessary

Provide design and development of third party products/add ons

Work with all departments to ensure design standards are maintained site-wide

Research and work with Web team and all departments on expanding and developing content and new features for the Web site

Ability to write standards-based XHTML, CSS (beyond WYSIWYG editors); understanding of cross-browser issues and their workarounds

Ability to animate in Flash

Knowledge of a scripting language, preferably JavaScript or ActionScript.

Proficiency with design software, including Adobe CS3 software suite. Experience with Quark/InDesign a plus

An online portfolio required, indicating your role all projects

Technical familiarity with new Internet technologies such as RSS feeds, blogs, podcasts, etc.

Prior experience using a web-based CMS such as Drupal or Joomla a plus

The Guggenheim offers a competitive salary and excellent medical, life, disability and pension plan coverage to its regular staff. Our regular staff also enjoys generous vacation, sick leave and personal days, access to a variety of cultural institutions, discounts to museum stores and an interesting work environment.

Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to Indicate the job title “Assistant Web Designer/Production” in the subject line.

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

payscale: $30 - $40/hour DOE
job type: contract
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