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Sr. Developer - Animation - Interactive Animation Alien

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Sr. Developer Position Summary

The Senior Developer is responsible for the technical implementation of a wide variety of project types including Web, CD-ROM, and DVD development, long and short form animations, and email campaigns. Senior Developers work with designs and storyboards created by the Art Director and Designers, offering technical expertise as required during the design process, especially in the areas of forms interface usability and bandwidth considerations.

The Senior Developer works on projects on which they are the sole Developer or on projects for which they take on a leadership role, with other Developers working under their guidance. In such instances the Senior Developer may provide the project methodology and delivery mechanism for the project, as well as delegation of project tasks to other Developers based on their skill level and areas of expertise.

Senior Developers are able to work on several concurrent projects, and are flexible in managing their time while maintaining the ability to meet day-to-day deadlines and other non-project related responsibilities in a timely manner.

Senior Developers may become involved in sales related efforts, providing technical expertise and development time estimates, where needed. Senior Developers have the ability to interact with clients in a confident manner, including occasional attendance in client facing meetings.

Technical skills Required for Senior Developer:

Expert level
- HTML, CSS, Javascript
- ASP 3.0 with VBScript
- Database design and integration using MS SQL
- Flash for application development (Actionscript) and animation

Basic/Intermediate level

Email campaign development and execution

Additional desired skills

Video compression
Swift 3D
After Effects
DVD development