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WEB DESIGNER - LAW SCHOOL

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 270793-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Department:LAW-EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Location: Madison
Categories: Multimedia and Design

Job Summary:

The University of Wisconsin Law School seeks a conscientious, diligent, amiable and detail-oriented candidate to join our web design team. This position works with stakeholders within the Law School community to design, create and maintain web content for the Law School, including websites, web applications, and email templates. This position is in the External Affairs (EA) Department, which is a highly motivated and supportive team that oversees web content, communications, events, continuing education and alumni relations.

This position will report to the Associate Director of Communications and receive guidance from the Senior Web Designer. This position works collaboratively with many departments in the Law School: within EA to support projects and events; with the IT department to determine consistent and appropriate technical solutions; and with all other Law School departments to help them maintain and optimize their web content.

Responsibilities: Develops and designs the user interface and overall user experience for websites and applications. May train staff and direct the work of others. Contributes to digital media strategic initiatives and serves as a subject matter expert regarding website design and layout.
  • 25% Develops and designs the overall navigation flow, layout of specific pages, and creation of individual graphic elements; ensures that all design elements, templates, and finished solutions work within a variety of browser types and screen settings along with the constraints set by development and design
  • 25% Provides design maintenance of websites and other electronic publications and applications
  • 25% Develops and implements strategic digital media initiatives, priorities, objectives, and best practices in collaboration with leadership and other functional work units
  • 5% Implements graphical and style standards for web sites
  • 20% Serves as a subject matter expert and unit liaison to other departments to design graphics and layouts
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
Associate's Degree

Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate is a quick learner with an eye for clean, elegant design and a strong foundation in modern web practices and user-centered design principles. It is very important for this candidate to be able to work smoothly and effectively with stakeholders who have little to no web experience. Experience with HTML and CSS is required. Experience with Bootstrap and WordPress is highly desired. Experience with or knowledge of user experience, web accessibility and information architecture is also highly desired.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

How to Apply:

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume through the Jobs at UW website (www.jobs.wisc.edu) for job #270793 by the consideration date.

Contact:

Justin Boehm
justin.boehm@wisc.edu
608-890-4466
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.



Official Title:

Web Designer(CM022)

Department(s):

A451006-LAW SCHOOL/LAW-EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

270793-AS

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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