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Provide high-level design solutions for a variety of integrated communications projects across multiple media platforms with strong emphasis on online and electronic solutions i.e., branding, design development, and technical implementation of the University's Web site as well as other online, print and video projects.
Designs innovative and comprehensive visual and functional solutions for new and current Web sites. Develops functional micro-site environments, online promotions, ad banners, e-newsletters, e-invites, interactive applications and other online interfaces. Shepherds design and review process from wireframes and storyboards to digital presentation comps to final executed products. Helps develop coherent information architecture and navigation systems for complex, multi-level sites with multiple sections and cross-linking pages. Utilizes best-case design and usability practices to enhance the end-user interface experience. Ensures projects incorporate all stakeholder requirements, employs best practices in user interface, navigation, usability, accessibility, search engine optimization, and works in all browser platforms (for both PC and Mac). Collaborates closely with other Web developers and Web specialists on implementing static and interactive designs. Assist in content development and visual management for the University's top-tier Web pages and all assigned accounts. Monitor websites for outdated information, expired pages, broken links, and technical problems. Design and produces graphics, templates, illustrations, icons, and other artwork for use in related communication projects (Web, publications, environmental graphics, video, etc). Follows defined branding guidelines as required. Follows project specifications and adheres to production schedules and budgets for all assigned projects. Creates and updates documentation relating to project status, process, location of media assets and use. Stays abreast of current trends in Web design, usability and information architecture, including current and evolving aesthetics with demonstrated mastery of typography, color theory and use of space.
Other functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Fine Arts, Web Design or related field including a formal training background in design. 5 years of experience in a professional environment designing websites and other related communications products and a strong online portfolio available for review. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Position is considered essential personnel and may be required to be in communication with Web staff, senior administrators, and/or perform key work tasks in off-hours or off-location to execute special projects or critical communications.