Friday, July 22, 2011

You must have gone through series of web designers job listings and landed here searching for “the next one”, you already know whom we are looking for. You already know what a web designer is expected to work in. So we won’t just quick list here the same old Photoshop, Fireworks or PSD-to-HTML/CSS in Dreamweaver stuffs with some CSS box model knowledge to give browser independent website.

About this Job

Semicolon Developers (called such: because we work on PHP/MySQL, Javascript, C#.NET, Andriod and probably Node.js ) is a small, creative and hard working team. You get the idea. We have a kind of passion for ending our each code statements with semicolon(;), that gives us a feeling of completion each line we type then enter.

So, for us, despite being humble and modest about your skills,  you are a passionate designer – that loves playing with pixels, knows web (include mobile web) inside out from design perspective, understands User Interface (UI), usability, User experience (UX) in web browsers and is familiar with Information Architecture (IA) terminologies. You have ideas flowing out of your head for design simplifications, improvements, and additions to existing web design trends. You design clean, balanced stuffs. You respect users and create beautiful websites to facilitate them. You have original ideas and you think creativity.

What we really want is someone who loves to play with pixels to create great web designs, who loves originality, and who is a creative team player. And at Semicolon we believe in team effort, we believe in self-improvement each day. Your presence would be equally inspiring to us. No matter where you are from, we want to make you even better at your craftsmanship.

Job Type: Full Time, Urgent
Salary: Will be disclosed in interview.
Location: Shankhamul, Kathmandu, Nepal
Contact: 01-4785058

Responsibilities

  • Translate website requirements into concepts and awesome designs/markups.
  • Implement trending/buzz web design techniques..
  • Develop wireframes, mockups, and project specifications from client requirements.
  • Visualize complex sets of data representation for easier web implementation.
  • Design comes first in our work-flow. Design first, then develop and then iterate.

Requirements (You should have)

  • Extensive experience developing general purpose, e-commerce and highly interactive web application interfaces.
  • Strong visual design skills
  • Rock solid UI / UX skills
  • Quick turnaround time to produce clean and standard HTML & CSS from wireframes/designs.
  • Eye for good web typography, composition, balance and use of color.
  • Strong at Photoshop or Fireworks.
  • Open Source Love and contributing to community as a designer mindset.


Desired (Nice to have experience or you will learn them here)

  • Familiar with 960, Bluprint or other grids
  • Knowledge of jQuery >= Lighboxes, Menus, Tickers and Sliders.
  • Knowledge of WordPress theming, basic PHP/MySQL and some Flash is desirable
  • Should be hard working, creative and willing to learn everyday.
  • Active in online design communities, enjoys reading and sharing articles from popular design blogs (eg. A List Apart)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Comfortable working singly or as part of a collaborative team, constructive feedback, and an iterative approach.


How to Apply:

To apply, write us (at hr[@]semicolondev.com with “Application for Web/UI Designer” at subject line) and tell us about your experience with all of the requirements we have listed above. Also, don’t forget to link us to some of your past works and mention your expected salary.

Opening valid till: August 7th 2011

Note: If you are searching for web design internship opportunities near Kathmandu and landed at this post, just to let you know we are open for web design internships too. Feel free to apply and please include the word “Application for Web Design Internship” at the subject line of your email.

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