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HTML5 Web OS & Mobile App Design Intern – Job Posting 24/07/12

 

Today, Mercury Digital is announcing a new job position in their design studio. We are interested in meeting like-minded web designers with creative flair, keen attention to detail and a new media design skill-set with HTML 5 and CSS3 at the heart of their design process. Mercury is a leading Irish mobile development company based on Barrow St, Dublin 2. We work with amazing clients on progressive mobile and web OS technology projects. Join the Mercury intern programme today to springboard your professional career. We nurture new talent, educate in next generation design languages, integrate agile design process methodologies & equip our team with best-in-class design tools. Our approach to every web, app & platform design project is end-user agnostic, employing responsive web design for optimal interactive experience. The future cross-platform language is html5. But you already know this. That is why you are who you are and why an accelerator 6-month internship with Mercury through the remainder of 2012 is your perfect work placement.

Responsibilities:

  • Prototype and mock-up from abstract concepts and iterate on fast-evolving ideas using wireframes
  • User interface (UI) design for mobile screen and web page layouts
  • Code designs to web in CSS3 and HTML5
  • Work closely with development team to ensure the integrity of the UI throughout the development life-cycle
  • Ensure cross-browser & device compatibility
  • Be an active part of the design team to drive experience-oriented design & evangelise new technology opportunities

Requirements

  • Adobe Creative Suite 3|4|5
  • Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, After Effects
  • Quark XPress 7: (Made to Print)
  • Dreamweaver, Flash, Acrobat Professional, Distiller, Bridge
  • Proficient HTML5, XHTML, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • A demonstrable level of expertise and attention to detail (resumé, web portfolio, links and screen grabs will best showcase your talent)
  • Ability to quickly prototype from abstract concepts and iterate on fast-evolving ideas (experience with Mockingbird or Axure wireframe/UX software would be advantageous)
  • Experience with touch interfaces, design for mobile, progressive enhancement, graceful degradation and similar emerging front-end practices and technologies is a plus

Places on Mercury Digital’s intern programme are limited and application close on the 6th of August.

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