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
## 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.
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
## 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 InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.