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Developer and Web Designer

The web developer/designer helps develop and maintain an accessible, secure, innovative, user-friendly website for Meredith College that supports the college’s brand strategy, business goals, and achieves usability for all audiences. The web developer/designer has solid front-end development skills in popular frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation, and is knowledgeable about current web standards, including best practices for usability and accessibility. This position must also have a keen eye for design, while maintaining functionality and brand consistency. This position is full-time, 30 hours per week.

- Perform functions related to front-end web development. Assist with back-end development, review of security best practices and templating in college’s content management system.
- Design and code dynamic and engaging web pages, microsites, advertising landing pages, and email templates for use in student recruitment.
- Enhance and optimize existing web pages and add layers of editability within Meredith’s CMS.
- Lead web content contributors in the updating and management of their pages through communication, support, training, and user groups.
- Serve as an active member of the marketing web strategy team, contributing ideas and expertise to completing priority web projects
- Enhance browser compatibility, search optimization, mobile device accessibility, and ADA compliance.
- Regularly monitor web accessibility reports and make needed changes to comply with the most current web accessibility standards and guidelines.
- Monitor monthly internal site search reports and make adjustments to search module to improve functionality.
- Serve as a back-up for the senior web developer/designer in performing web server administration functions.

- Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of design/development experience.
- Extensive knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and popular responsive front-end frameworks like Bootstrap or Foundation.
- Experience working with a CMS, knowledge of databases, and experience working on complex sites.
- Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator).
- The ideal candidate will be team-oriented, self-motivated, have a commitment to learning, and be a creative problem solver.

To apply, complete the online application.  In addition to uploading a cover letter and resume, please include a link to your portfolio of web design work.

Cover Letter, Resume

Contact Information:

1st Floor Park Center
(919) 760-8898
Fax: (919) 760-8164