Web Designer

Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Web Designer
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

Serve as web designer/developer for Web Team, in Creative Communication Services. Maintain primary responsibility for the look, layout, usability and visual consistency of the UVM website and all UVM website templates shared across the institution. Apply web design/graphic design knowledge in establishing and implementing a living web style guide across a wide range of digital properties. Utilize a mobile-first approach to design, and convert design layouts into annotated wireframes. Support internal clients looking to transition into UVM web content management system. Manage and edit photography assets for use on UVM websites. Provide consulting and guidance on User Interface (UI) across all web platforms to best serve user needs. Serve as main art director for the university web presence and as central contact for and foster a collaborative environment for campus constituents doing web/digital design work. Develop creative elements for social media campaigns, video, and other digital media efforts. Actively engage in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion, environmental sustainability and delivering great customer experience.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree and four years’ industry experience required, including experience in art directing, marketing and branding initiatives on the web. Proficient with design and coding environments and ability to create designs taking usability and W3C accessibility compliance into account; website and theme development experience within a modern content management platform and ability to convert wireframes and designs into CSS/HTML5 themes (i.e. for Drupal). Demonstrates working knowledge of current best practice in web design/development, and ability to communicate these considerations. Able to prioritize tasks and manage to deadlines while maintaining a strong attention to detail. Able to work effectively in a team environment. Able to demonstrate ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability and delivering exceptional value and great customer service.

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite products
Graphic/logo design, illustration, animation, digital media design, email communications, JavaScript

Other Information

Please share links to work or an online portfolio
6-month probationary period

Special Conditions A probationary period may be required, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees
Job Type
FLSA Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 36320.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 69010.00
Staff Hiring Band
Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 02/15/2018
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Communications Professional
Posting Number S1457PO
Department University Communications/30550
Position Number 014534
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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Documents Needed to Apply

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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