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Job ID: 151307

Web Designer (One or More Positions) (Lateral and External)
South Orange County Community College District

Date Posted Dec. 16, 2020
Title Web Designer (One or More Positions) (Lateral and External)
University South Orange County Community College District
South Orange County, CA, United States
Department Administration (SC-038-000)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology

Summary Description:
Under the direction of higher level management, staff will apply user interface/experience principles to design, maintain, and modify the website(s) and related links and pages to ensure that they are easy to understand, navigate and use; implements web-based systems, content management systems, and strategies related to the internal and external websites in adherence with design standards and specifications; provides support, training, and service to content editors. May work with the marketing team in the implementation of digital marketing efforts.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
This is the first level in the Web Development class series. Employees within this position are distinguished from Web Developers in that those positions require programming language in order to develop applications and functionality for the website. While this position focuses on designing the overall layout and look for the website.

Representative Duties:
The duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of
the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties
from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business
practices. Please see Job Duties for details.

Knowledge of:
Principles and applications of website design.
Responsive design.
Web browsing and enhancement tools, utilities and applications.
Web-based and Content Management Systems content and procedures for providing access to online staff and/or students through the Internet, Intranets or Extranets in an effective manner.
Methods and techniques of editing, publishing and modifying web content.
Database design and theory.
Cross browser compatibility and cross platform issues.
Modern computer graphics design, video, multimedia, and animation tools for web and mobile design.
English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Contemporary web authoring tools and web scripting languages.
Personal computer workstations, PC/MAC operating systems and server configurations and operations.
Web server functions, configuration tools and procedures.
Principals of graphic, layout, and web design, color and typography.
Principles of search engine optimization.
Principles of accessibility and ADA requirements.
Principals of User Experience and User Interface (UX/UI) design.

Ability to:
Plan, organize and execute work independently within established timelines.
Write edit, publish, modify and maintain web content.
Correctly interpret and apply the policies and procedures of the function and program to which assigned.
Design, implement, and maintain a Content Management System as required.
Utilize graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and other visual design tools.
Perform responsible and complex work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative.
Understand user interface issues.
Create and maintain both static and database driven web pages.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Make presentations and teach web skills to less technical personnel.
Effectively manage tasks and projects to completion.
Respond to inquiries and requests for information in a timely manner.
Demonstrate interpersonal skills while using tact, patience and courtesy.
Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of students.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Effectively communicate creative ideas and marketing strategies.
Understand the principles of marketing, public relations, and user experience and how they relate to web design and development.
Translate administrative objectives into the appropriate web-based applications.

Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in web design, computer science, information systems or a related field.

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