Sr. Web Designer

US-AZ-Tempe
Company
University of Phoenix
Job Family
Marketing
Virtual Eligible
No
Requisition ID
2017-9228
Position Type
Full-Time

Overview

Under limited supervision and the web design guidelines and technology standards defined by University of Phoenix, the Sr. Web Designer provides a high level of technical expertise with the design and construction of web pages and/or sites using and incorporating graphic user interface (GUI) features and other techniques and tools.

Responsibilities

  • Designs and develops complex user interface features, site animation, and special-effects elements to enhance the look and feel of a web site and increase the target audience's ability to locate pertinent information.
  • Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selects styles and size of type, and arranges layouts based upon available space, knowledge of layout principles, and aesthetic design concepts.
  • Works closely with other central administration departments in the development of the organization’s strategies and goals relative to external and/or internal communications. Ensures the strategies and goals are incorporated through all phases of website design and construction.
  • Contributes to the web content and design to ensure acceptable organizational standards are met.
  • Contributes to the ongoing design of website, promos and ad banners, seasonal content specials and design for internal or external customers.
  • Helps to provide direction and support and assists in the training of less experienced web design staff to orient them and increase their understanding of more complex web design issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.

Qualifications

Basic Requirements:
• A thorough knowledge and understanding of web design as typically obtained through the completion of a Bachelor's degree in graphic design or a related field
• Minimum of 4 years of experience in the field of web design or in a related field. Must have sufficient educational background and/or experience to qualify incumbent to work at the highest technical level on all phases of web design


Additional Qualifications:
• A thorough understanding of web-based technologies and an advanced knowledge of HTML, Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or other design-related applications is required. A significant understanding and knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the web design field is required
• Ability to use creativity to present complex information in a logical format to ease the user’s ability to access and understand information
• Experience with the supervision or direction of other web design staff
• Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with internal and external customers and department staff, as described above

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