Category Information Technology
Karna, LLC is seeking a Web Developer for upcoming work with the CDC’s Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention. The opioid overdose epidemic continues to worsen and evolve because of the continuance increase in deaths involving synthetic opioids (e.g., methadone, tramadol, and fentanyl). Deaths are only part of the problem: for each death involving opioids, hundreds of people abuse or misuse these drugs. The Web Developer will be part of a dynamic team made up of health communications, web development, and policy analysis professionals.
*this position is contingent upon contract award*
- Actively design, develop, test, implement and/or manage Internet, Intranet, and other web- and cloud-based systems and applications (e.g. SharePoint and ShareFile).
- Effectively oversees and monitors the service usage, functionality, security, and integrity of web-based systems.
- Proactively ensures the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of Internet services.
- Generate metrics reports and assist maintaining web metrics tools and analysis. Reporting and analytics tools include Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, Tableau, Power BI, GovDelivery, Adobe Campaign reporting, and others.
- Collaborate with Health Communication Specialists and SMEs across the center and agency to ensure understanding of requirements; use this information to ensure website meets agency standards and program and audience needs.
- Migrate existing content and implement template upgrades as needed.
- Create and maintain existing and new multilingual web sites (English and Spanish).
- Create functional HTML prototypes and wire frames based on design mock-ups; translate mock-ups into clean code, adhering to coding, template standards and style guidelines.
- Ensure new website pages meet accessibility standards for devices and browser compatibility.
- Deploy new websites using current CDC template, including configuration of associated files (navigation, header, footer, etc.).
- Offer suggestions on information architecture, user experience, search engine optimization, 508 compliance, use of graphics, mobile optimization, and other web best practices. This could be informed by review of website statistics (using Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, etc.) which would also determine website performance and use.
- Effectively evaluate technical design/structure of websites/pages and apply new technologies and sound recommendations when applicable.
- Assist with the development and deployment of web-based applications, mobile applications, and microsites.
- Serve as an administrator for and assist with email dissemination and marketing using external communications tools such as GovD, Adobe Campaign, NCIPC listservs, and survey tools.
- Provide technical assistance to internal and external partners on planning, conducting, and evaluating web-based health communication and marketing projects/programs.
- Create and/or optimize images and PDFs for the web using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, and Acrobat).
- Manage division photo subscription accounts (Getty images, iStock, etc.).
- Assist with 508-complaince of websites and related web products.
- Keep up-to date on Section 508 accessibility requirements and ensure all web pages and web files are compliant.
- Assist with the development, posting, and updating of digital media and content.
- Manage the publishing of online training courses/materials, including ensuring that all courses meet all CDC and federal web requirements (such as 508-compliance and security).
- Manage the publishing of videos (posting to YouTube and other platforms), including ensuring all videos meet all CDC and federal video requirements (audio descriptors and 508 compliance).
- Modify, encode, and optimize audio and video files using audio and video editing software products such as Adobe Encore, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Audition, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Premier Pro.
- Managing online databases and related platforms, serving as a point of contact to IT security staff for DUIP projects.
- Participate in CDC-wide and NCIPC-specific web councils and workgroups. These include workgroups for Metrics, Section 508, Social Media, Intranet, Web Content Management System, and others as necessary related to this requirement.
- Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, public health, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline (additional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree)
- 3-5 years relevant experience
- Experience with Web Analytics
- SharePoint / ShareFile experience
- Understanding of 508 Compliance a plus
- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
- Public Health or medical background a plus
- Ability to obtain and maintain required CDC clearance
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