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[liberationtech] Job listing: Digital Developer/Designer position at WITNESS

Matisse Bustos-Hawkes matisse at witness.org
Thu Oct 15 09:39:10 PDT 2015


Greetings all,

Please circulate the following job opening now available at WITNESS
<http://www.witness.org>. We are an international nonprofit based in
Brooklyn, NY with a mission to train and support people to use video safely
and effectively in their fight for human rights.

A summarized version of the job description appears below, with
instructions on how to apply. Please note, that while we strongly prefer a
candidate to work at our office in Brooklyn, exceptional remote candidates
may be considered.

Full details are on our website here:
https://witness.org/digital-designerdeveloper-full-time/ and a list of all
current job openings are here:
https://witness.org/category/jobs_internships/

Thank you!

*Job Description: *

WITNESS <http://www.witness.org> is seeking a highly creative and
talented *Digital
Designer/Developer* to deploy innovative and new technologies to create
WITNESS’ multifaceted media platforms, websites, infographics, mobile
sharing and social media memes, and to use these platforms to engage
communities to advance the fight to defend rights worldwide.

The ideal candidate will have WordPress development chops as well as an
elegant and modern design sense, be able to repurpose materials in fluid
ways across multiple media, and be fluent in the use of web and other
technologies to convey information in a way that is user-friendly, mobile,
interactive and accessible.

*PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:*

   - Build out new sites and new site sections as needed;
   - Ensure WITNESS training materials are optimized for Web and Mobile
   delivery;
   - Create – or work with Regional Coordinators to create – derivatives of
   WITNESS Core Materials for mobile, Web and other digital delivery;
   - Design and develop graphics packages for programmatic or institutional
   use across social channels and Web sites;
   - Integrate with identified social networks when and where needed;
   - Maintain security and functionality of sites and platforms;
   - Contribute to development and maintenance of WITNESS intranet and/or
   collaborative work platforms;
   - Report on metrics and analytics relevant to online properties and
   engagement, across program strands and institutional uses.

*POSITION REQUIREMENTS:*

   - Five years or more designing and developing WordPress sites;
   - Clear understanding of running and maintaining WordPress Multisite
   installations;
   - Experience creating WordPress plugins (preferred), or clear
   understanding of choosing interoperable plugins to perform extended tasks;
   - Strong skills around: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, JSON, github, and
   content management systems;
   - The ability to actively pursue new technologies and think creatively
   about how to adopt, extend, and modify them for human right rights
   landscape to enhance our projects and program goals;
   - Working expertise with primary Adobe Creative Cloud applications
   including InDesign;
   - Ability to guide, lead and manage external software developers when
   and where needed;
   - Proficiency in using PowerPoint or other presentation software to
   convey information in a clear and engaging manner;
   - Strong UI/UX background and experience;
   - Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; oral and written
   fluency in English;
   - Ability to meet tight deadlines;
   - Background in or strong knowledge of human rights advocacy;
   - Demonstrated commitment to social justice and WITNESS values and
   mission;
   - Additional language proficiencies a plus (one of the following
   preferred: French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Arabic).

*PRINCIPAL RELATIONSHIPS:*

   - Associate Director Communications and Engagement
   - Engagement Team
   - Program Staff

*START DATE*: As soon as possible
*LOCATION:* Brooklyn, NY; remote work arrangement a possibility.

*TITLE: *  Digital Designer/Developer

*SALARY: *  Commensurate with experience, with an excellent benefits
package including full medical, dental, vision and 401K plan, and generous
vacation package.

*TO APPLY: * Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3
references as well as links to or samples of recent web design work from
your portfolio to engage at witness.org with the subject line “Digital
Designer/Developer”

*APPLICATION DEADLINE:*  Applications accepted on a rolling basis until the
position is filled; early applications encouraged. Please note that due to
the volume anticipated, we will not be able to respond individually to each
applicant.  We kindly ask that you do not send duplicate applications via
mail or email, and no phone calls.  Thank you.

WITNESS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE CAREFULLY CONSIDER APPLICANTS
FOR ALL POSITIONS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, CREED, GENDER,
NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, MARITAL OR VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL
ORIENTATION, OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS.


*********
Matisse Bustos-Hawkes
Associate Director, Communications and Engagement | WITNESS
desk + 1 718 783 2000 ext. 306 | mobile: +1 917 806 6181
@matissebh <http://twitter.com/matissebh>
skype: witnessmatisse
PGP: 0XCA64A67D

web <http://www.witness.org> | blog <http://blog.witness.org> | facebook
<http://www.facebook.com/witness> | youtube <http://www.youtube.com/witness>
| @witnessorg <http://www.twitter.com/witnessorg>


*Visit the WITNESS Media Lab's project: eyewitness video and police
violence.
<https://lab.witness.org/projects/police-violence-in-the-united-states/>*

*Join us at our 11th Annual Focus For Change Benefit
<http://focusforchange.org>, November 12, 2015 in NYC. *
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