Leidos is seeking a Web Editor based in Centennial, CO.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
- Researching, producing, and proofing material that appears on our United States Antarctic Program public facing and intranet web sites.
- Use existing web content layout, graphics, organization, and style guide to maintain a cohesive website based on the organization's communications strategies and goals.
- Design of the look and feel for new web pages and sites.
- The candidate will be involved in many web projects and ongoing content updates.
- Updating images and text content, researching, preparing and editing USAP program, departmental, and work center content, and performing other content production-related.
- Works independently on larger, moderately complex projects/assignments.
- Assist the IT&C Trainer in developing and providing curriculum on the use of the web Content Management systems.
- Assist other technical staff outside the team with requirements gathering, special tasking, and other assignments as needed.
- Addresses somewhat complex technical issues/problems using internal best practices, and through collaboration with colleagues.
- Develop solutions to technical problems that require a moderate depth of technical knowledge, but are typically limited in complexity.
- Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience, additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
- Excellent research, writing, and communication skills.
- Excellent grasp of English grammar, punctuation and spelling.
- Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with contributors, content providers, and web developers.
- Ability to collaborate with NSF, governmental, military, grantee, and ASC departmental personnel.
- Understanding of the special requirements of writing for the Web, such as the use of keywords, hyperlinks, navigation and the importance of brevity.
- Understand and identify key points from complex information and present them in a clear concise manner.
- Creative skill to find engaging ways of presenting information and to generate new ideas.
- Ability to self-direct work with minimal supervision, identify outdated content, or gaps in existing content, and update as needed for the benefit of the user community.
- Understand instructions and deliver consistently-formatted work that complies with established guidelines.
- Be thorough and precise with a high level of detail.
- Basic HTML and CSS skills are a plus, and a successful candidate should have a basic working knowledge of search-engine optimization practices and be somewhat familiar with web traffic analysis using tools such as Google Analytics.
- Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and web-based applications).
- A basic understanding of copyright law as it pertains to the web is helpful.
- Experience with web data standards such as RSS/XML, JSON, and Adobe Creative Suite products.
- Familiarization with the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) standards that are detailed in the Technology Related Assistance for Individuals Act, Section 508, Rulings outlined in The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Protocols described in The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI); Recommended Policies and Guidelines for Federal Public Websites (egov guidelines) published by the Interagency Committee on Government Information; Research-Based Web Design and Usability Guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Chicago Manual of Style.
- Experience with Visual Studio Code, Repliweb or similar products, and Adobe LiveCycle Designer are helpful.
- Experience with web analytics tools such as Crazy Egg are helpful.
- Familiarity with guidelines for Federal Digital Services, as detailed at https://digital.gov/resources/checklist-of-requirements-for-federal-digital-services/
- Basic knowledge of United States Web Design System formatting and styles.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Website Development
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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