SIGIA-L Mail Archives: RE: SIGIA-L: Re: Is Rome burning?
RE: SIGIA-L: Re: Is Rome burning?
From: Heather Johnson (hjohnson_at_airtranairways.com)
Date: Tue Feb 26 2002 - 09:36:46 EST
Sounds like they think superheroes really exist... and are just dying to
work for them.
From: owner-sigia-l_at_asis.org [mailto:owner-sigia-l_at_asis.org]On Behalf Of
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 4:44 PM
Subject: SIGIA-L: Re: Is Rome burning?
Alyssa hurd wrote:
> Unfortunately, companies are now in the position to roll three jobs into
> one (IA, Creative, Developer) and try to get away with it.
To underscore this depressing trend, I offer the following job
announcements I've encountered during my search for projects and
The Internet division of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation seeks
applicant responsible for designing page layouts for content-driven web
site. Must have outstanding visual skills, be organized and detail
oriented with ability to work closely in teams. Should have a strong
understanding of usability, accessibility and branding issues.
Primary requirements: advanced knowledge of HTML and expertise in
Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash and Fireworks; basic knowledge of Cold
Mac platforms, with administrative competence in NT and Windows 2000
network environments and server management required.
Education: bachelor's degree required; preference given to a degree in
art, design or media production.
Experience: three years professional experience in advanced
computer-based applications preferred, two years experience in design
and development of a major web site a plus. Must demonstrate a portfolio
of URLs and detailed description of involvement with each.
Apply online at www.colonialwilliamsburg.org/jobs .
Title: Senior Web Master
Webmaster is responsible for building and maintaining the overall
end-user experience including development of all our Web pages and
associated navigation and functionality using HTML, Java, SQL and other
technologies. Acts as the senior master developer for design,
development, and implementation.
* Works closely with IT staff, users and with business technologists in
determining how our internal and external Web-sites may assist in
addressing business needs and then translates these needs into system
requirements and designs specifications.
* Works with Foundation users to constantly search for creative ways to
elevate the capabilities of Web-related systems to meet business needs
by capitalizing on emerging technologies and by adapting Web
technologies to the needs of customers and business users.
* Designs and implements Web-sites, manages static and dynamic content,
coordinates usability testing.
* Monitors all the vital signs of the all our web-sites on a 24X7 basis;
Acts as the number one point of contact for any sites issues.
* Designs and implements new content, changes and enhancements to the
* Produce edits to the Web-site and assists in the implementation of new
or changing product features.
* Manages processes and access for the sites, troubleshoots problems
* Coordinate with IT and content producers on design and implementation
of all the sites;
* Helps users, produces web traffic reports and responds to site emails.
* Perform backups & ensure accessibility to site;
* Monitors site traffic & helps scale site capacity to meet traffic
demands performance; improve efficiency and design.
Client Description: Non-profit Organization
Other Requirements: Requires undergrad. & 2-4 yrs. experience; Must have
working knowledge of HTML, Java Script, & SQL, Microsoft 2000 Office,
networking operating systems and devices; Ability to multi-task and
manage competing priorities; Demonstrated oral and written communication
skills; Team player and demonstrates flexibility and initiative in
workstyle; Demonstrated creativity in developing solutions; Additional
Information:Plumtree Portal SOftwareInterwoven is on the data side-
holds, Meta Data
Seems they left out "must be able to create new genetic lifeforms in
spare time". My concern is that IA will devove into another activity of
the programmer in concert with the marketing manager...similiar to what
happened with the position of user interface designer in software
Sorry for being so depressed....
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