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Web Developer

University of Texas at Dallas Dallas, TX
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# Posting Details

## Job Summary

The Web Developer will lead original graphic designs for web user interfaces in Student Affairs. They will oversee more than 100 webpages and various sites and will report and present concepts to Senior Director of Marketing/Student Affairs for review.

## Minimum Education and Experience

* Bachelor's degree in a related field.- 4+ years computer experience including web development experience OR the equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. - 4+ years experience in HTML/CSS- At least one year experience in JavaScript.- Any demonstrable experience in Photoshop or Fireworks.

## Preferred Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in graphic design, visual arts, arts and technology, communication design or related field.

Four years or more of full-time web design/development experience in a large organization.

## Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Design/develop Student Affairs websites and webpages using webdav server and/or WordPress CMS software, update current pages while maintaining overall university web policies, style and technology. Maintain existing code base, troubleshoot bugs, write new code and develop new features as needed. Test code on web browsers and operating system platforms (iOS/PC/mobile). Regress bugs found in testing. Review for university brand standard adherence and quality of UX/UI. Create, copy and delete files on web server using Dreamweaver (preferred) or similar software. Work collaboratively with University Web Services to host sites on CMS, build in Google CSE search and/or integrate web applications. Work collaboratively with stakeholders (i.e. Student Affairs departments-clients-and respective staffs). Writing and editing proficiency are required.

Manage all web-related tickets within the Student Affairs marketing JIRA system to ensure tasks are completed on time. Continuously research to improve UX/Ul and, importantly, accessibility. Design graphics using Abode Creative Suite.

Mass email. Lead design and development of HTML emails intended for distribution to large email lists.

Newsletters. Candidate will be expected to prepare newsletters for various Student Affairs departments. Duties include reviewing content, selecting images and QA testing HTML, CSS and JavaScript code and archiving pages.

Student Affairs Weekly Update. Candidate will be expected to assist in the preparation of the weekly Student Affairs staff newsletter during the fall and spring semesters. Duties include preparing HTML pages, reviewing content and cleaning/testing HTML, CSS and JavaScript code and archiving pages.

Proficiency with Canon 7D and Nikon D5500 is preferred. Photo editing skills are required.

Supervise student worker schedule and their day-to-day tasks. Manage student worker hiring process as needed. Train/mentor student worker and peers as needed in web design/developer best practices, as well as in photography selection, cropping and optimization.

## Additional Information

Experience with HTML, CSS3, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Contribute, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop or Fireworks and Adobe Illustrator, WordPress. Excellent English with written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

## Special Instructions Summary

Should be comfortable with AP style, reviewing and trimming content for the web; must be comfortable with and have a working understanding of copy editing process.

Incorporate text, photography, HTML and CSS code into finished web pages. May incorporate slideshows, video or other special elements. Proof pages for proper display and link functioning across popular web browsers, and on all platforms. Attend project meetings as required. Attend client meetings as needed. Attend professional development training as needed.

## Important Message

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at or the Title IX Coordinator at, or call 972-883-5331.

*Posting Number:* S02556P

*Position Title:* Web Developer

*Functional Title:* Web Developer

*Department:* Student Affairs Marketing

*Salary Range:* $43,549-DOQ

*Pay Basis:* Monthly

*Position Status:* Regular full-time

*Location:* Richardson

*Posting Open Date:* 09/23/2019

*Posting Close Date:* 10/30/2019

*Open Until Filled:* No

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