As member of CIT Enterprise Applications, Custom Development team, the Web Designer will lead conceptual, design, and production efforts in building innovative web sites for Cornell community. Responsibilities include leading design efforts by using creative concepts to provide good user experience; working collaboratively with Project Managers and campus partners to develop project scope, schedule and milestones; developing, recommending and implementing web solutions that meet client needs; and providing support for other concurrent Custom Development projects as needed.
This position also includes:
Ensuring all designs meet full web accessibility guidelines
Reviewing and coaching junior designers on the team
Present at monthly design and development meetings
Campus sharing/demos/presentations as appropriate
Bachelor's degree with a minimum 5 to 7 years of full-time professional Web Design experience as a member of a development team, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven ability to assimilate and organize large bodies of diverse information.
Proven ability to design and develop large, complex websites including application of basic web production technologies.
Solid understanding of and experience applying Web Technologies (HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator, ColdFusion, Flash, Flash Action Script) in a web production environment. Experience with DreamWeaver, Cleaner and Final Cut Pro an asset.
Ability to create clear, concise documentation essential.
Ability to manage conflicting and constantly changing priorities.
Excellent oral and written communication skills including ability to obtain and convey service information to people of varying levels of technical knowledge and responsibility essential.
Must demonstrate very strong consensus building and relationship management skills.
Basic understanding of practical implications and limitations of computer programming especially as it relates to the Web a must.
Understanding of web accessibility and usability guidelines and best practices.
Well-developed illustration and artistic skills and understanding of various types of optimization.
Experience working in both Mac and Windows operating system environments.
Experience in theme development for Drupal and WordPress.
Experience overseeing other designers within a team or contractors. Reviewing and providing feedback on their work.
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