The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an immediate opening for a Web Designer II position in the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability in the Extension/Outreach Division.
This position will support the Yang-Tan Institutes grant and contract sponsored work through the design and development of innovative and accessible web sites and web applications.
Responsibilities include design, front-end development, testing and maintenance of YTI web sites and applications. This position will also design identity packages and provide graphic design to support project deliverables. This position requires maintaining a high level of knowledge in advances in web design as well as front-end development practices and procedures.
Examples of existing systems include: assessment, survey and progress tracking systems for NYS school districts; technical assistance incident tracking tools; event registration and customer management systems; project management tools; application management tools; and, statistical data visualization tools.
The position demands the ability to manage multiple tasks and to prioritize work on simultaneous projects, and the ability to work successfully under pressure with minimal supervision at a variety of tasks within a fast-paced, team-oriented, diverse office setting.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Two to three years of experience in graphic design, illustration, web site design and development, HTML/CSS
Ability to create code HTML/CSS templates from design comps of web sites
Intermediate to expert knowledge of graphic and web design software
Artistic/creative skills necessary to design, evaluate, and produce professional, compelling print material and branding/identity packages
Artistic/creative skills necessary to design, evaluate, and produce professional, compelling, accessible and user-friendly web interfaces
Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to manage interactions and communications with clients and to manage own time to meet schedules
Ability to work effectively with a variety of people on team projects
Respond constructively and sensitively to differing artistic sensibilities
Strong visual and written communication skills
Primary field of study: New Media Design (e.g., web, video, graphic design)
Working knowledge of web accessibility standards
Project management and documentation
Web usability and/or accessibility testing experience
Experience capturing and editing digital audio and/or video
Some familiarity with server-side scripting environment, SQL queries, web services, and TCP/IP networking standards.
No relocation assistance or visa sponsorship provided for this position.
This is a full-time, non-academic staff, benefits eligible opportunity located on the Ithaca campus.
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Web Designer II
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