Two Jobs Available in Connecticut

24 Nov 2008 - 3:22pm
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Charlie Kreitzberg
2008

Hi All:

I am posting these two jobs at the request of a colleage. If interested,
please respond directly to:

Guillermo Merino, Director Information Technology Division

The Cambridge Group Ltd

Phone: 800-525-3396 Ext. 257

gmerino at cambridgegroup.com

www.cambridgegroup.com

Here are the job descriptions:

Visual Designer / Web Applications/ Heavy transactional website

Our client is seeking a Visual Designer to help design innovative web-based
applications used by the world's leading business and investment
decision-makers. The successful candidate must be able to work under tight
deadlines and work independently; work on multiple projects at once; manage
individual workload efficiently and effectively; and must have excellent
communication skills. Our client is looking for someone with a proven design
portfolio who is also strong with process and implementation.

Position Responsibilities:

Design and development of web user interfaces

Create illustrations and original icons

Document interactive solutions through text and diagrams ensuring that the
user experience meets expectations for utility and ease-of-use while meeting
related business/project objectives and requirements

Collaborate with other members of the product design team to ensure projects
are delivered on time and in budget

Participate in cross-functional teams to define requirements for new
products; seeking ways to enhance user experience and brand presence

Help develop and implement a design process for the company

Support UI enhancements for existing applications

Aid in the design and development of web-based marketing projects/campaigns

Perform simple content updates

Position Requirements:

BFA in Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or related Design field

5+ years experience in web or application design

Solid design process experience

Organized and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously

Demonstrated comprehension (portfolio) of design theory, interactive design
theory, page layout, typography and color

Knowledge of various prototyping methods and how to apply them

An understanding of information architecture and hierarchy

Knowledge of HTML, XHTML, CSS, Flash, and JavaScript

Experience in user-centric design techniques

Complete command of Adobe CS3 suite (Photoshop and Fireworks in particular
and InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat)

Proven experience in resolving project issues, developing cross-departmental
consensus, collaboration, and coordination

User Interface Engineer

Our client is seeking a User Interface Engineer to help design, develop and
support large multiple enterprise-level applications. The successful
candidate must be able to work under tight deadlines and work independently;
work on multiple projects at once; manage individual workload efficiently
and effectively; and must have excellent communication skills.

Position Responsibilities:

Design and document interactive solutions through text and diagrams ensuring
that the user experience meets expectations for utility and ease-of-use
while meeting related business/project objectives and requirements

Work with development team and designers to implement web interfaces

Translate wireframes into optimized HTML markup

Support UI enhancements for existing applications

Develop UI solutions for new applications and visual problems

Optimize page design layouts for smaller file size

Implement web standards and accessibility to enhance SEO and Usability

Help resolve daily cross-browser incompatibility issues and other interface
bugs

Position Requirements:

BA/BFA in Design, BS in Computer Science or related area or relevant work
experience

Minimum of 2 years experience in web development and presentation layer
design and coding within a cross disciplinary environment

Demonstrated implementation of a UI toolkit (YUI [preferred], Dojo, JQuery,
etc.)

Strong JavaScript skills, additionally skilled in XHTML, CSS and XSLT

Must be able to hand-code XHTML, CSS2 and JavaScript

In-Depth knowledge of Web Standards and trends (508 compliance, progressive
enhancement, SEO)

Working knowledge of the browser box model and cross-browser
incompatibilities

Experience with Adobe Photoshop, ASP.NET , C# or Flash a plus

Knowledge of the full development life cycle from requirements to launch

We seek bright, positive and flexible people who also:

Act with the highest integrity and professionalism

Take a creative approach to problem solving and strive for the best
solution, leading others to do the same

Proactively seek out opportunities for growth

Thrive in a team environment

Express a strong interest in learning about the company's business model and
our overall vision

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Charles B. Kreitzberg, Ph.D.

CEO, Cognetics Corporation

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