Web Designer and Developer
Our client, a leading East Midlands University, has a great opportunity for a Web Designer/ Developer to join their team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and developing engaging websites and digital content for the University’s website and other digital channels, managing the process from initial design brief to completion. You will use your excellent knowledge of digital technologies and passion for design to produce high-quality, cutting-edge websites that are user-focused, accessible and respect web standards.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Produce designs for the University’s website and other digital channels.
Work with internal stakeholders to agree requirements, develop design briefs and create fully-accessible websites.
Support the ongoing maintenance and updating of the University’s website and other digital channels.
Undertake the website design and development process from initial brief to site completion.
Provide client support and technical assistance to web publishers across the University.
Ensure website developments adhere to the University’s visual identity, web standards and accessibility guidelines.
Keep abreast of advances in digital technology, communicate to colleagues and implement where appropriate.
Respond to enquiries received in person, by telephone or email and take appropriate action. This will include dealing with students and parents, academic staff, external organisations and other University Colleagues.
Ensure compliance with relevant University policies and procedures.
The successful candidate will:
Have proven experience of designing and developing websites from conception to implementation.
Have experience of liaising with customers to develop design briefs.
Demonstrate excellent digital design skills supported by a strong portfolio of work.
Demonstrate good working knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 and responsive web design.
Have experience of using content management systems.
Have excellent working knowledge of digital design software including Adobe’s Creative Suite.
Have sound knowledge of and commitment to web standards, website accessibility and user experience.
Demonstrate the ability to prioritise workload, use initiative, manage deadlines and work individually and as part of a team.
Demonstrate excellent written, communication and presentation skills.
This is offered as a full time permanent job.