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adjunct Director of Web Design & Development

University of Virginia

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Published:
October 12, 2018
Job location:
Charlottesville, Virginia

income:
Open
Categories:
Information Technology, Staff/Administrative

 

Posting Summary: The Frank Batten School of leadership abilities and Public Policy at the University of Virginia, seeks an adjunct Director of Web Design & Development who is responsible for Batten-branded websites serving the external and internal needs of the School. this function will enhance the reputation of the Batten School, promote its brand, and develop creative content across multiple platforms.

The adjunct Director will report to the Director of Information Technology and play a critical function as technical developer & design lead with the Director of Communication and entire communications team. The incumbent will work with Batten School leadership abilities, marketers, analysts, admins, writers, video producers, and photographers to create a dynamic rich practice for visitors of our websites. this function is responsible for innovative and strategic use of web platforms to showcase rich media and creative content of the Batten School. The incumbent partners with stakeholders all over the School to identify goals, set measurable objectives, gather requirements and implement the vision into digital reality. The adjunct Director plays a function in leveraging the School's holistic digital footprint within the context of Batten's overall marketing and communications positioning strategy, including paid digital advertising, social media and email communications.

A Bachelor's Degree is required, a Master's degree is preferred. At least 5 years of website management including hands-on, front end web development and graphic design is required. Two years of practice managing a CMS such as Drupal or WordPress including templating and custom modifications are essential. Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication expertise are required as is the capability to be a collaborative team player and contribute creative ideas in a team setting. The capability to facilitate the entire web development process end�to�end, including design, development and deployment of visual enhancements, features and functionality is required. Strong knowledge of UX/UI principles as well as responsive and adaptive design is essential. The capability to produce wire�frames, and establish guiding website architecture/navigation, labels, and nomenclatures is imperative. Knowledge of effective design and development techniques located upon data analysis, SEO, and directed campaigns is essential. Demonstrated project management expertise, and the capability to supervise multiple high�level projects simultaneously is required. Mastery with CMS architecture such as a WordPress or Drupal along with HTML5/XHTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, and Adobe Creative Suite is required.

candidates with previous professional work practice in a creative or digital agency setting with working knowledge of templating for email marketing platforms (e.g. MyEmma or Salesforce marketing cloud), email design and best practices are highly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with practice with Headless or Decoupled architecture or availability to utilize this architecture. A strong knowledge of global perspectives and a availability to lgain new expertise and adapt is highly desired.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search Posting Number #0624285, complete the application, attach a cover letter, a resume, and contact information for 3 references. This position is open until filled. This is a restricted position

For questions about this position or the application process, Contact Us by Rhiannon O'Coin at rmo2r@virginia.edu.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Required Minimum Level of suitable education *Degree Required

Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree

Preferred Minimum Level of suitable education *Degree Preferred

Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Master's Degree

Required Minimum Level of practice: Considerable - 4 to 7 years

Required Specific practice: 5 years of website management including hands on development
2 years of managing a CMS-located architecture built using WordPress or Drupal including templating and custom modifications

Required Knowledge, expertise and Abilities: capability to facilitate the entire web development process end-to-�end, including design, development and deployment of visual enhancements, features and functionality.

Demonstrated project management expertise, and the capability to supervise multiple, high�level projects simultaneously

Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication expertise and the capability to be a collaborative team player and contribute creative ideas in a team setting.

Knowledge of brand stewardship in the context of both visual style guidelines and a content strategy

Preferred Knowledge, expertise and Abilities: Strong knowledge of global perspectives and a availability to lgain new expertise and adapt.

Photography expertise

Required Computer Applications: Strong knowledge of UX/UI principles as well as responsive and adaptive design.

Knowledge of analyzing user practice and site performance data to inform content and design
capability to produce wire�frames, and the capability to establish guiding website architecture/navigation, labels, and nomenclatures.

HTML5/XHTML, JavaScript, PHP, and CSS

Adobe Creative Suite Graphic & web graphic design

Nginx or Apache, MariaDB (MySQL)

Thorough knowledge of CMS use and structure such as Drupal or WordPress

Preferred Computer Applications: practice with Headless or Decoupled CMS implementations

Email marketing platforms (e.g. MyEmma, Mailchimp, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, etc.)

Amazon AWS, CentOS

React Framework or Vue

Python

Google Analytics and Google AdWords

Social media management platforms

Salesforce Communities and Salesforce CRM

Internal Number: 353_85789

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About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.

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Contact Email: rmo2r@virginia.edu


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