We're looking for: Invention, imagination, originality and talent while working within a team to create amazing graphic and user interfaces for university websites and online media.
If you visualize digital works through the user's eyes; take well-designed concepts and create smart, beautiful, accessible websites and digital communications; and create simple and intuitive interfaces while effectively communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale – this is the job for you.
The primary function of this role is providing design, layout and structure for content on websites and emails. Examples include mst.edu, academic and administrative department sites, mass emails, etc. You are required to provide a strong online/digital portfolio featuring web and other digital interfaces
Work closely within our team to translate requirements, feature concepts and use case scenarios to create designs that are usable and compelling.
Produce, present and iterate design visualizations to deliver the best experience and/or improve engagement opportunities.
Provide design assets, identify creative solutions to user interface challenges and provide design Q & A as needed.
Help define user requirements; create wireframes and/or live development sites; and conceptualize the visual design of the UR for online and digital projects.
Be an advocate for the user while balancing business and branding goals.
Identify and drive new usability improvements across web and digital products.
Collaborate with teams on project and special campaign efforts, from concept through implementation and delivery.
Coordinate interface solutions with team and other campus departments when required.
Work independently and on a team; share responsibility for team deliverables.
Communicate and interact to readily and clearly define issues and predict effects and outcomes.
3-5 years in web and user interface/user experience design (UX/UI)
Exceptional, clean visual and user-focused design skills.
Proficiency in design and wireframe tools such as Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
An understanding of PHP and content management systems; what they do and how they affect web.
Bachelor's degree in Web Development, Digital Communication, Visual Design, Interactive Design, Web Design, Graphic Design, Instructional Technology, Technical Communication or a related area, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and ability can be acquired is necessary.
A strong online/digital portfolio featuring web and other digital interfaces, provided with application.
The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Demonstrated experience with and enthusiasm for emerging online technologies
Excellent written, oral and diagrammatic communication skills.
Experience using vector graphics a plus.
A willingness to push the envelope while maintaining the integrity of the university's brand.
Experience with social media, video, print and photography skills are a plus.
Some knowledge of A/B testing and a strong desire to validate design assumptions through qualitative and quantitative testing.
The drive to continually learn about our university, users and industry, while keeping up with the latest in web trends, design and technology.
Higher education experience is a plus.
A keen sense of humor is indispensable.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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