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Issue 9, November 2011

Junior Interactive Developer

Aquilent is currently looking for a Junior Interactive Developer to join an exciting project supporting an agency (National Cancer Institute) within the Department of Health and Human Services. As a Junior Interactive Developer, you would be responsible for developing interactive web based, mobile, and/or desktop applications using Industry best practices to deliver high value and quality to our clients. The Interactive Developer works closely with Visual Designers and Application Developers to build highly efficient, user-friendly, interfaces.

Bachelor's degree

Provide context and guidance for integration and implementation of Front End Interfaces
Translate wireframes, comps, and functional requirements into functional XHTML/ CSS/ JavaScript
Develop standards compliant mark-up and code for web sites and applications
Develop JavaScript using standard Frameworks (jQuery, dojo, Yahoo UI, etc.)
Produce and re-purpose creative assets using toolsets like Adobe Photoshop/ Illustrator
Use standard toolsets to develop, validate and test code
Maintain leading-edge knowledge in emerging technologies; participate in knowledge sharing and lessons learned sessions from project experiences
Update content using a Content Management System
Work directly with content owners to clarify requirements and communicate status

Required Skills:
2-4 years of industry experience
Excellent knowledge of hand-coded (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and the DOM
Strong experience in developing standards compliant, CSS based layouts
Understanding of SEO and accessibility issues and how they relate to development
Accessibility and 508 compliance a plus
Good working knowledge of the Adobe suite of products
Strong graphics manipulation/optimization skills using Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
Strong organizational and estimation skills
Strong communication skills for working directly with content owners and reporting back status to team leads
Ability to thrive under tight deadlines and manage time efficiently

Glen L. Wilson II, Resource Manager, o:301.939.1106 c:609.947.2802


In This Issue


Monday, November 14, 2011
Registration begins for Spring term

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Advanced Technology Forum:
Digital Forensics
Timonium Graduate Center

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Virtual Information Session

Monday, December 21, 2011
Web and mail registration for Spring term end.
Contact Margaret Daley to register after this. *

Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Spring Term begins

March 5-11
Spring Break

* Under-subscribed courses may be cancelled at this point, so students are encouraged to sign up early!

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