Posting Number: S004479
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Department: University Libraries:H0143
Duties and Responsibilities:
Supports a college or department website, including writing HTML documents, creating graphics, digitizing pictures, and inserting audio and video to enhance the look and feel of the website. Coordinates various web projects that uphold the image of the university to a worldwide audience.
Develops content and layout of assigned web pages, using graphics software specifically designed for publishing on the Web.
Creates and edits graphics for web and print; digitizes images using scanning and digital camera equipment.
Assists with quality and usability testing of web pages to ensure compliance with departmental quality standards.
Coordinates with contacts and updates information on the assigned website to ensure that the university is well represented.
May administer a microcomputer based Web server for a college or department.
Coordinates assigned projects and leads the work of other Web staff assigned to the projects.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline.
Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.
Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience.
Additional Posting Information:
The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing data-driven websites and applications, while assisting in the development and maintenance of UH Libraries' web presence (internet and intranet).
This position is located in the MD Anderson Library and reports to the Web Project Manager.
·MVC framework experience, such as Cake PHP.
·Management of hosting environment, including databases.
·Experience developing in Drupal and WordPress.
·Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
·Familiarity with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 for accessibility best practices and Section 508 compliancy.
·Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as Sass.
·Experience with responsive front-end frameworks, such as Bootstrap.
·Familiarity with agile development methodologies, such as Scrum.
·Familiarity of code versioning tools, such as Git.
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