Web Designer, (Prof Serv Spec, 2)-AFT

Glassboro, New Jersey
Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

Rowan University is seeking a Web Designer to support web-based projects through University Web Services located in the Division of Student Life. Under the coordination of the Web Services Director, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: working with a team to develop campaign based pages and sites to support campus wide initiatives; translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce the visual elements of the site; designing webpage layouts; developing new user-facing features; optimizing sites for maximum speed and scalability; and general development as required, using a variety of tools, languages, and operating systems. Some evening and weekend hours possibly required.

The position level and pay rate will be based on experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

o Design and development of web pages/sites, and web-based applications.

o Development in Bootstrap(or another comparable grid based framework), HTML/CSS, SASS, jQuery, and basic PHP.

o Design in Drupal and other web content management systems such as WordPress and Cascade when necessary.

o Researching and implementing the latest industry web standards and best practices throughout the Rowan University website.

o General development and design as required, using a variety of tools, languages, and operating systems.

o Some evening and weekend hours possibly required.


All applicants must have the following qualifications:

o Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent education.

o At least three (3) years of professional applicable experience in web design.

o Expert understanding of responsive design, HTML/CSS, grid based designs, jQuery, Sass, and Bootstrap(or other comparable grid based frameworks).

o Image editing and basic design through the Adobe Suite.

o Understanding basic PHP and general web programming concepts.

o Ability to work independently AND as part of a larger web development team; solving problems with minimal supervision.

o Experience interacting with end users and project clients (those with or without technical skill) throughout design development process.

o Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

o Ability to gather requirements from clients, and translate them to your design.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.