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Content Developer (Experienced) – Job Role and Description
Experience: 3 Years
Type: Full Time
Build/develop, deploy and update content pages on our web site(s) following HTML/CSS standards and maintain the style of the site(s).
The basic page layout template will be provided, but the candidate will be responsible to follow the standards/procedures, code it and optimize it, prior to deployment.
Work on developing/creating ad copies, graphics and media (text, image and video) – for increasing site visibility and for advertising needs.
Communicate with several external freelance copy-righted content writers, provide them with actionable data & ideas relevant to our deployment/request and get specific content written / published on our web properties.
Assisting in the development of email newsletters and other online communications like internal and external blog posts.
Write short blog posts on any given topic & create compelling content for Social Media platforms.
Assist in developing graphics for improving the current logo, letter head and other flyer designs.
Create new web sites using open-source content management systems like WordPress & Joomla; and customize it for design & functionality.
Occasionally develop or customize plugins/modules for specific web functionality or form processing.
Requirements and Primary Skills
BSc IT, BE or BTech in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field of study.
Minimum 3 years of professional experience with web design, content writing or web publishing industry.
Above average English communication skills (both verbal and written) & strong attention to detail.
Prior experience creating/managing projects on freelancer platforms like ODesk or eLance.
A self-starter with a proven ability to solve problems, work quickly, independently and with small teams – in a fast paced environment.
A proven track record in delivering assignments responsibly, with minimum supervision/direction.
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
Solid command on (and the ability to hand code) – HTML/XHTML and CSS.
Knowledge with PhotoShop/Illustrator/GiMP or similar software, possess strong design sense and must be articulate.
Understanding of Web 2.0 style designs/sites.
Sound understanding of cross-browser design issues, CSS/Web standards and workarounds for browser compatibility.
Knowledge of WordPress CMS.
Experience working with PHP/MySQL based web sites or any CMS.
Knowledge/experience with Search Engine Optimization standards and procedures.
Working knowledge of multimedia/video creation tools.