1. Defines site objectives by analyzing user requirements and expectations; envisioning system features and functionality. 2. Participates in the design and development of user interfaces to Internet/intranet applications by setting expectations and features priorities throughout development life cycle; determining design methodologies and tool sets; completing programming using languages and software products; designing and conducting tests. 3. Recommends system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives. 4. Integrates applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers. 5. Creates multimedia applications by using authoring tools. 6. Completes applications development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms. 7. Supports users by developing documentation and assistance tools. 8. Updates job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills. A strong team player who can communicate with people across many disciplines.
Posting Position Title: Web Applications Developer
Required Skill/ability 3: Familiarity with content management systems, with a preference for Drupal. This is not a coding role, but the candidate should understand how web technologies and content management systems can constrain design decisions.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: User Experience Designer
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to plan and execute user experience, service design, and interface design projects, including requirements elicitation, user research, stakeholder analysis, information architecture, content strategy, and user interface design. In-depth understanding and experience of user scenarios, flow diagrams, design systems, usability principles, and accessibility.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability working with internal teams of UX designers, user researchers, graphic designers, developers, and project managers; Demonstrated ability handling client expectations in a higher education environment.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated skill communicating findings, recommendations, and designs to a variety of audiences (clients, stakeholders, and developers). Demonstrated ability creating deliverables such as briefs, wireframes, sitemaps, and prototypes. Proficiency in tools related to those deliverables, such as Adobe Creative Suite, Axure RP or similar.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two to four years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 52989BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.