DESIGNER, Marketing and Communications,Interactive Design
July 25, 2018
Interactive Design is a piece of Boston University's award-winning Creative Services group. Nestled within the department of Marketing & Communications on West Campus, the ID hive is always buzzing with innovative designers, wicked smart developers, and colorful copywriters, all of whom have a deep knowledge and passion for BU culture.
If you're passionate, conscientious and love to concept, design, prototype, test, & launch interactive projects from large websites to editorial stories to mobile applications, this is a place for you. You'll work closely with a team of copywriters, project managers, photographers, and developers while ensuring the project meets high standards of quality and addresses the client's strategic goals. All while being around some really nice people.
What you'll do:
You'll help design and produce highly visible, high-priority websites, from concept to launch, for a variety of academic, research, and administrative areas.
Participate in the design and front-end development of WordPress-powered websites and editorial channels across the University.
Work in partnership with an award-winning creative team of designers, developers, and writers by participating and assisting in the design Support and assist the design leads in conceiving and designing and production of interactive high-visibility, high-priority university websites from creative concept through launch for a variety of administrative, academic, and research areas within the university.
Create exciting online products that tell the BU story.
What you'll have:
Minimum 1-3 years' experience creating and improving online services through outstanding design.
Some familiarity with information architecture, usability, and/or designing for web applications.
Experience with Mac platforms, Adobe Creative Suite, and multiple devices with web browsers.
Familiarity with HTML, CSS a plus.
Knowledge of, or ability to learn, content management software.
Ability to provide and accept critical feedback.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Things you'll learn, or learn better:
As a university we encourage our team to grow and learn in the office, workshops, conferences, and classes. Through collaboration and sharing of ideas you'll learn to be a stronger designer, how to structure complex websites, and how to work with content strategy & architecture. You'll learn about WordPress and how it works in a managed environment with over 2,000 sites. You'll probably teach us a few things too. Members of our team have gone on to get master's degrees, speak at conferences, and even contribute to WordPress core.
Please include a link to your website or digital portfolio
Qualifications (Minimum education & experience level required): BA/BS or equivalent with minimum 1-3 years' experience creating and improving websites through outstanding design. Extraordinary oral and written communication skills, and an ability to analyze complex content and requirements. Familiarity with information architecture, usability, and/or designing for web applications. Requires flexibility and adaptability to new technology in a changing environment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Internal Number: 6374/G2318
About Boston University
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