Digital Design and Development Manager

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

Digital Design and Development Manager

Department Name:

University Development Office - 250100

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Position Posting Category:

Public Relations/Communications/Marketing

Hiring Range:

$26.43 - $40.37


Full-Time Temporary

If part-time, how many hours per week?:


Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

3 months or less

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Description of Work:

The internet continues to develop at great speed and UNC-Chapel Hill remains on the cutting edge with exceptional website designs. We’re looking for a skilled web developer to join our team of innovative designers and marketers who are consistently raising the bar on creativity and user experiences. The ideal candidate is a talented artist with extensive technical expertise who can work alongside a team and independently in the creation, maintenance, and updates of websites for our team and internal clients. Proficiency in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Custom Wordpress Themes, PHP, WP Advanced Custom Fields, Git, Photoshop, Illustrator and other web services and program applications is essential to succeeding in this role. The web developer will have an immediate effect on our brand as well as an ongoing impact in solidifying our reputation for stellar content and design.

•Objectives of this Role:
—Consistently create well-designed, tested code using best practices for website development, including mobile and responsive site design
—Create websites, user interfaces and emails, using standard HTML/CSS practices, while incorporating data from back-end databases and services
—Create and maintain workflows with teams to provide visibility and to ensure workload balance for consistent visual designs
—Develop or validate testing schedules, addressing all browsers and devices to ensure various computers can access content
—Maintain updated knowledge of new and emerging industry trends and technology

•Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:
—Meet regularly with business stakeholders and management to understand and refine business and functional requirements and determine project scopes and specifications
—Develop and maintain strategic operational systems, tools, and processes, including participation in tactical and strategic development projects
—Ensure software stability via regression, support quality assurance, and perform unit and user-acceptance testing to identify bugs and ensure production operations run successfully
—Work quickly and carefully to complete small edits requested by stakeholders, develop plans for completing larger projects, collaborate with colleagues, and suggest new solutions to improve existing websites
—Perform UI designs and coding, creating reusable objects and templates, wireframes for web pages and email templates; manage maintenance, updates, expansions, and scaling of each design
—Perform regular file backups to local directories for recovery

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

•Experience planning and developing websites across multiple products and organizations
•Working knowledge of web applications, programming languages, and web services, such as APIs, CSS, CSS3, cross-browser compatibility, HTML, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, security principles, REST, SOAP, and web user interface design (UI)
•Proficiency with content management systems, including WordPress and Drupal
•Dedication to innovative, sophisticated designs and collaborative problem solving
•Working experience in Windows and Linux environments

•Bachelor’s degree in web design, multimedia design, or related field
•Experience with email creation and deployment
•Proven success in a project coordination role
•Experience implementing and using modern web development workflows and operations using a variety of tools including GitHub
•Experience developing and deploying custom apps across a variety of platforms

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 2/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time