Emory University Web Designer (Web Services) in Atlanta, Georgia
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JOB DESCRIPTION: * This is a central university position * Provides high-level design solutions for intuitive user experiences across multiple media platforms through information architecture, visual design and initial User Interface (UI) development for Emory University websites. Helps to ensure alignment with current design standards across media and support the creation of integrated solutions in digital and print communications. Conducts research through analysis of current behaviors and future needs, interviewing key stakeholders and/or target audiences, and studying leading practices and emerging trends.
Designs User Experience (UX) focused wireframes, production quality mock-ups, and clickable prototypes as well as production ready graphics, HTML, and CSS for interfaces, templates, and websites. May evaluate the usability of designs through usability testing and/or personal expertise. Designs innovative and comprehensive visual and functional solutions for websites, including micro-sites, online promotions, ad banners, emails, e-newsletters, e-vites, mobile, and other digital interfaces. Shepherds design and review process from concept wireframes and storyboards, to digital presentation comps, to final executed products. May contribute in establishing best practices for digital interactions. Helps develop coherent information architecture and navigation systems for complex, multi-level sites with multiple sections and cross-linking pages. Ensures projects incorporate all stakeholder requirements, employ best practices in UX, UI, navigation, usability, accessibility, search engine optimization, and work in all browsers on all devices.
Collaborates closely with other team members such as web developers and designers on implementing static and interactive designs. Designs and produces graphics, templates, illustrations, icons, and other digital and print artwork for use in related communication projects (online, print, environmental graphics, video, etc.). Follows defined branding guidelines as required. Assists in establishing project specifications and adheres to production schedules 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 web aesthetics, with demonstrated mastery of typography, color theory, and use of space. Maintains a mastery of a variety of graphic creation and editing programs such as Adobe Creative Suite. Possesses strong visual, verbal, and written communications skills, excellent problem solving skills, and works effectively with a wide variety of University staff, including direct client interface on projects. Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in digital, interactive, multimedia design, or related field, and three years of experience in the design and development of websites and other related communications products, OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Graphic design, user interface design and/or information architecture experience preferred with specific example of UX and UI. Proven knowledge of latest digital trends and UX leading practices.
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Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).