Web Designer

Clearance Level
None
Category
Web Design
Location
Menands, New York

REQ#: RQ44130

General Dynamics IT (GDIT) is looking for its next passionate, skilled, self-motivated, experienced Web Designer to join our team to manage the content on the NYS MMIS (eMedNY) program website.  Our ideal candidate will work closely with Internal and External customers to develop an informative website used by Medicaid Providers across the state, and abroad.

This position is based at GDIT’s office at Riverview Center in Menands, NY.

Responsibilities:

Duties include the following:

  • Maintains the content of the website: creates, edits, updates, and publishes customer approved content using a Content Management System (CMS)
  • Coordinates the development of new pieces of content, including text, graphics, video, and interactive elements in consultation with Provider Services staff. Identifies content that is out of date for revision.
  • Works closely with the Provider Services team, Web Content Development, and stakeholders in the Department of Health to propose mock-ups to new sections and web pages
  • Optimizes content to be search engine friendly
  • Regularly tests site functionality, initiates corrective actions, and recommends user interface enhancements based on User Experience (UX) design methodologies
  • Tracks and collects site performance metrics using web analytics tools, analyzes web statistics, and provides recommendations to improve the reach and effectiveness of the website using tools such as Google Analytics
  • Develops performance measures and produces periodic site performance reports
  • Directs the content approval workflow and documents approvals
  • Develops and maintains processes and procedures
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies and computer languages, as needed
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Education:

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, or a related discipline

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of web content management experience
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Experience developing web content based on customer objectives
  • Strong knowledge of modern CMS, preferably Drupal
  • Working knowledge of web analytics tools such as Google Analytics
  • Experience using Image editing and publishing software, including Adobe Create Suite products
  • Strong understanding of web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript), and UX design
  • Experience with MS Office Suite

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in multimedia development
  • Development of Media for eLearning and video development
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.