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Avenue A | Razorfish Seeks Senior Flash Developer



Back in grade school, some people used to make fun of the smart kids. We hire them. We hire them because some challenges demand intellect. Some opportunities require curiosity. And some questions are so tired of being answered with the same trite clichés that they're begging for someone with brilliance and an offbeat sense of humor to wrestle with the answers.

We're Avenue A | Razorfish, the world's largest interactive agency and a division of aQuantive, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQNT). We help forward-thinking companies transform their businesses online. We're more than 1,000 creative minds in 12 U.S. cities and Europe. Each office is filled with opportunities for people who want to invent the digital future. It's a big challenge, but it's a big Internet, and there's work to be done.

We are seeking an entrepreneurial Flash Designer/Developer to join our rapidly growing Creative team.

The Flash Designer/Developer must deeply understand and conceptualize with Flash as a creative tool executing visually beautiful work. Working from storyboards, layouts or concept, s/he is able to create innovative animated experiences under the direction of a Creative Director or Art Director. This is the role in the Studio role where creative and technology merge and in that respect, the Flash Designer/Developer at times plays an essential consultative role, often guiding the development of ideas in the pre-animation phase.

• Work closely with the creative team under the direction of a Creative Director, Art Director or Senior Designer, to concept Flash projects including but not limited to web sites, online advertising, presentations and other animations
• Translate designs accurately and seamlessly into animations through creative collaboration
• Create dynamic and scalable interactive Flash applications.
• Provide consultative input regarding enhancements using Flash and related technologies to the Studio and other disciplines
• Assist in all phases of creative work from concept and storyboards through production
• Work on multiple projects concurrently, as required, demonstrating a mature ability to handle many things at once

• Strong portfolio of Flash-based animations with 4 + years of experience in Flash Design and/or Scripting and a Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, Computer Science or a related field
• Expert level Actionscript programming
• Experience with Actionscript 2 and OOP.
• Expert knowledge of Flash Compression techniques and file structuring practices.
• Expert knowledge of Flash animation techniques using both the timeline and programmatic motion.
• Experience creating dynamic Flash applications that use XML and server side technologies. Flash Remoting and Communication Server experience a plus.
• Expert knowledge of encoding audio and video within Flash.
• Proficient with Photoshop/Illustrator/Fireworks
• Experience with HTML/Javascript/XML
• Good communication skills and ability to work closely designers
You must be legally able to work in the US.

At Avenue A | Razorfish, the Internet is not a hobby. Technology is not something we dabble in. And digital design is not a sideline while we create print ads or television commercials. We were born digital, passionate about blending art and science, about defying the edge of what is possible. We got to be #1 because we believed -- and still do -- in the power of the Web to transform lives, and brands.

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