The Web Designer ...
Maintains Residential Computing website:
Supports marketing team operations:
Examples of Projects and Daily Tasks:
What You'll Bring to the Job
- Strong design sense and ability to identify well-designed sites and web applications; ability to design user-friendly solutions.
- Familiarity with web programming languages for generating dynamic web content: PHP.
- Experience with photo editing and image creation using Adobe Photoshop.
- Ability to learn new technologies relevant to web design.
- Ability to work with and design HTML templates for dynamic web content.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of users and support staff.
- Attention to detail and strong ability to learn new skills.
- Minimum GPA of 2.0
- Experience designing and developing user interfaces for web-based applications
- Experience with managing website content and/or using a content management system
- Experience with Sass/Scss stylesheets
- Experience working with print and publication design
- Experience with digital drawing applications (Adobe Illustrator)
- Page layout (Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat)
- Experience publishing rich media (Video, interactive) to the web
- Minimum GPA of 2.3
What You'll Learn on the Job
- Communication skills (position requires interactions with other teams, career staff, etc)
- Enhanced design skills
- How to become a Sass/Scss master
- How to debug webpages on the browser
- Capability to manage a large-scale website
Availability & Training Requirements
- The period of employment for this position begins upon hire and continues at least through the end of 2017-2018 academic year.
- Must be a currently enrolled UC Berkeley student.
- Must be available for 2-5 hours per week of training during the spring 2017 semester, including New Staff Orientation on Friday, April 7
- Must be available to work 15-40 hours per week during the summer.
- Must be available to work 10-15 hours per week during the academic year.
- Must participate in Residential Computing Consultant (RCC) training during week of August 7, 2017.
- Required to attend all-staff training on August 18, 2017.
- Must be available to work 5-10 hours per week during the week of January 8, 2018.
- Must clear a criminal background check due to the level of data access and access to systems and physical spaces required by the position.
- Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory job performance evaluation by the Student Leadership and Recruitment Coordinator.
What to Expect
Web Designer interview candidates will meet with a small panel made up of current Marketing team staff, the team supervisor, and possibly a member of another team that regularly works with Marketing to discuss how their skills and experience are a fit for the job. The interview will last about one hour, and will include some general questions as well as some that are specific to their design process/skills and creative background. Candidates will be asked to complete a short assignment in advance of the interview, and then share and discuss it along with any previous web design work during the interview. They will also be asked to bring a BearFacts transcript to verify they meet the minimum GPA requirement.
Sample Interview Questions
- What strengths or experiences do you bring to SAIT? How will this benefit the Marketing team?
- Who do you see as Residential Computing’s target audience? What characteristics do they have in common and how do we reach them effectively?
- What are elements of good and bad web design?
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