Interaction Designer

Full-time Welsh Government in Cardiff

The Welsh Government are recruiting a Interaction Designer to work in their Cardiff office.

Purpose of Role

Working to the Interaction Design Manager, the post holder will work as part of the Central Web Team to ensure that the Welsh Government makes best use of the capability of the website. The post will involve working to the interaction design process on all websites hosted on the Welsh Government’s corporate internet service. The post holder will be required to deliver professional, standards compliant website designs, for Welsh Government websites, with due consideration of customer research and user journey.

Key Tasks

  • development of CSS/HTML for usable, accessible, web standards compliant websites within the Alterian Content Manager Enterprise CMS environment
  • development of interactive elements using technology such as jQuery and Flash
  • design of graphical elements across projects
  • source and optimise imagery for use on the web
  • provide estimates and updates to Interaction Design Manager
  • work in a team environment working to the Interaction Design Team’s processes and methodologies
  • provide advice to clients on user experience and information architecture best practice
  • offer creative advice and practical ideas for improving existing website presence of clients

Job Specific Criteria

1. Experience of designing for the web using HTML/CSS/jQuery, particularly within an enterprise content management system.

2. Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, and Flash.
3. An understanding of the fundamental principles of website usability and accessibility applicable to web design.

How to apply

Further details along with an application form can be found online.

Apply online at: http://www.wales.gov.uk/about/recruitment/currentvacancies/generalappointments/intractiondesigner/?lang=en

Applications can be completed and e-mailed to Steve Moss, or if you would prefer they can be posted to:

Steve Moss
North Core, Ground Floor, CP2
Welsh Assembly Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ

The deadline for applications is the 7 June 2012.

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Published at 24-05-2012
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