Web Designer

Marquette University Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 2 months ago

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number NA01000

Position Information

Position Title Web Designer State Employment Status Full Time Position Status Regular If Limited Term (End Date of Assignment, Project, or Grant) Position Type Staff Position Overview

Be The Difference Begins with Great People.

Are you looking for a new opportunity where you can make the difference in the lives of students and faculty? We're always looking for highly talented individuals to join our team - people who think big, care deeply, and believe in being the difference in their work and community.

We prioritize student success, access to education, and service in our work to educate well-rounded servant leaders who transform their fields, our society and the world. Our Catholic, Jesuit approach emphasizes student engagement with the world around them and formation of the heart and mind.

We believe in our mission: The search for truth, the discovery and sharing of knowledge, the fostering of personal and professional excellence, the promotion of a life of faith, and the development of leadership expressed in service to others. These core values guide our relationships with our students, each other, and our community.

Marquette University offers a rich and competitive Total Rewards package including medical, dental, vision, 403(b) with up to 8% company match, 5 weeks of time off to start, and tuition benefits for employees, spouses, and dependents with no payback requirement! View details of our total rewards package here.

This is your next opportunity to join an organization that invests in their employees' career journey by diversifying their skills, deepening their expert knowledge, encouraging a healthy work-life balance, focusing on personal wellbeing, providing leadership training, and sustaining a culture of respect and inclusion.

Marquette University's Office of University Relations is a dynamic and creative environment with over 20 marketing and communication teammates collaborating daily to tell the stories of the people and experiences that make Marquette unique. We reach readers, users, followers and viewers from ages fifteen to ninety. We design, pitch, produce and code with the best and we've been recognized for award-winning work. We invest regularly in professional development opportunities for our team, and support for those who take advantage of Marquette's total rewards benefits.

We're looking for a highly-talented, experienced web designer to join our team. Someone who can see the big picture, who brings inspiration to their interface design and knows how to plan for a holistic user experience. Someone who knows the details of how to implement designs across platforms and reach a wide variety of audiences. Someone who enjoys a good creative challenge, non-stop variety, and can elevate the Marquette brand online every day.

Reporting to the Director of Digital Media, this position designs and develops web sites and content on marquette.edu. The web designer manages university level digital properties, providing ongoing ideas for content and design updates as well new interactives features attract new visitors and engage key audiences such as prospective students. The web designer will also synthesize user feedback and adapt new design features or content updates to improve the user experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design new digital interfaces for Marquette.edu informed by content strategies and creative briefs, manage existing sites and coordinate new technology ventures with other team members and departments.

  • Conceptualize and develop digital content features and web video, working in conjunction with other team members and departments within the university.

  • Organize information and content for the web in a way that is audience friendly and suitable for the web.

  • Lead the overall planning and scope of web design projects in close corporation with IT Services and university departments, managing these projects from inception through completion.

  • Meet and manage meetings with university departments to discuss web and interactive projects.

  • Work closely with IT Services, other Marketing and Communication team members (writers, project coordinators, designers and communication team members), university departments and external vendors to plan and manage Web design project completions.

  • Conduct ongoing usability and/or creative testing with target audiences.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required, assigned, or requested.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • High School diploma.

  • 4 years' experience with website design, development, interactive media production and content management.

  • This position requires the ability to manage several projects simultaneously.

  • Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Requires working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Adobe XD, Photoshop and Illustrator; HTML 5+, CSS, JavaScript, web content management software, quality assurance software, project management software, cloud-base collaboration tools, application program interface (APIs) principals and protocols, Microsoft Office Suite, broadcast e-mail systems, FTP software and Google Analytics or professional web traffic analysis programs.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred

Department Marketing & Communication Posting Date 01/28/2022 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants EOE Statement

It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.

Required Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Do you have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent?

  • Yes

  • No

  • What is your highest level of education?

  • High School/GED

  • Associates

  • Bachelors

  • Masters

  • PHD

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