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Job Opening: Web & Media Developer

Temple University’s Fox School of Business is looking for a Web Developer/Producer in web and media development.

The job title is a bit generic on the HR web site it is titled “Senior Technical Support Specialist” but it is a web developer position.

To apply online visit http://www.temple.edu, and click on Jobs @ temple. Apply to Job# TU-12475.

Also, email your resume to foxmedia@temple.edu.

Here is the official job description:

Web & Media Developer
The Technical Support Specialist supports multimedia and web productions for faculty, and staff. This may include, but is not limited to: web, audio podcasting, e-communications, e-marketing development, and video production. Evaluates and supports academic, web-based technology tools including social networking, video creation, multimedia graphics tools, visualization software, lab simulation tools and specialized databases. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least two years of relevant technical experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated knowledge of general computer applications (Microsoft Office, e-mail, etc.)
*Working knowledge of Apple MAC and Apple products.
*Familiarity and desire to keep up with emerging hardware, software, applications, resources and techniques.
*Experience with Web authoring tools, Web-based collaboration environments (i.e. WebEx), and presentation software.
*Experience with web editing and video/audio production tools and software, like Adobe Photoshop, Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Premier Pro, Soundbooth, After Effects, Acrobat Pro, , CaptivateConnect.
*Demonstrated customer service skills along with the ability to interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff with differing technical abilities.
*Excellent written and verbal communication as well as organizational skills.
*Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
*Experience with social networking tools (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn) and open source initiatives.
*Web development using server-side scripting in XHTML, CSS, PHP and MySQL.

Preferred:
*Experience with the latest course management software, including open source.

Web Design Conference

Voices That Matter: Web Design Conference 2009

I attended this conference a year ago and it was really a great event. You get the chance to rub shoulders with some well-known authors and web professionals. This is one of those conferences where you can run into both Jakob Nielsen and Steve Krug. Highly recommended!

Upcoming Web Design Conferences

There are several web design and development conferences that are coming up this Fall and in Spring 2008. Here is a short list of some of the best ones I recommend:

An Event Apart San Francisco
October 4–5, 2007
San Francisco, CA

Adaptive Path MX East Conference
October 21-23, 2007
Philadelphia, PA

Voices That Matter: Web Design
October 22-25, 2007
San Francisco, CA

Future of Web Design
November 6-8, 2007
New York, NY

Web Builder 2.0
December 3-5, 2007
Las Vegas, NV

Webstock 2008
February 11-15, 2008
Wellington, New Zealand

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