Web Designer - Loyola University

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Company Name Loyola University New Orleans
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Date Posted January 11, 2017
Category Web
Job Type Full-time

Description

Summary

The Web Designer will work with the Director of Web Communications, along with the university web team, to assist Loyola University New Orleans evolve and enhance its website and electronic-media presence. This individual will create new page layouts and localized graphics. A major component of the position is the design, production, and management of Drupal and Wordpress themes (working in conjunction with Loyola’s web developers), and graphic HTML e-mails and e-newsletters sent to the university’s constituent groups. This position requires a strong background in design and a working knowledge of web development standards, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP.

A portfolio of your work with examples of responsive design is required. Please include examples of both websites and emails if possible.

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • B.A., Graphic Design or Communications, B.S. Computer Science or Information Technology, with emphasis in multimedia, or a related degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of web design experience
  • Basic design skills such as typography, 2D design, photography and image editing, layout, and presentation a must
  • Expert in Photoshop
  • Experience designing responsive websites
  • Experience designing HTML emails
  • A portfolio with examples of responsive design is a must
  • Ability to take direction and exhibit initiative
  • Ability to make design and production decisions both independently and as part of a team

Desired:

  • Expert in Illustrator and InDesign
  • Experience building responsive website templates in HTML/CSS
  • Experience building responsive HTML emails in HTML/CSS
  • Experience theming Wordpress sites
  • Experience modifying and styling purchased themes
  • Experience browser testing websites on Macs, PCs, and mobile devices
  • Experience using common email marketing and testing software such as MailChimp and Litmus
  • Experience with web fonts
  • Knowledge of Section 508 accessibility standards
  • Experience working within a brand
  • Experience working as part of a creative team

Ideal:

  • Familiarity with SASS and LESS
  • Familiarity with Bootstrap and jQuery
  • Experience working with and theming Drupal sites
  • Experience with animation
  • Advertising/marketing agency experience

 

Benefits

Excellent benefits, numerous holidays including Mardis Gras and Lundi Gras, relocation assistance, tuition waiver for 1 undergraduate and 1 graduate degree.

Information to apply

Send resume and cover letter to resumes AT loyno DOT edu with "Web Designer" in the subject line. Please include links to your responsive design work.


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