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Web Developer-Designer - Tickle College of Engineering

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Web Developer/Designer - Tickle College of Engineering

The Office of Engineering Communications within the Tickle College of Engineering seeks to hire a web developer and/or designer. This position will work collaboratively as part of a team of communications professionals to design and implement digital design, content strategy, digital marketing, and data analytics.

Regular, Full-time, Market Range 09

Communications & Marketing Professional 1


  • Oversee the implementation of the university's web standards and branding to all web applications and webpages as specified at
  • Leads the development, programming, and support of website projects associated with the college’s digital media initiatives
  • Meet with college’s constituents to discuss and provide guidance for new web projects.
  • Provide ongoing upgrades, enhancements, security patches, and bug fixes to web applications and services
  • Develop and maintain web themes for WordPress while ensuring websites are responsive and perform in a user-centered manner
  • Provides training to college constituents on proper use of WordPress and web best practices
  • Assists in creation of smart email marketing templates for college departments and administrative units
  • Implement methods to improve search engine relevance
  • Implementation of digital marketing programmatic elements including Google Tag management, tracking pixels, and retargeting
  • Identify, research, and recommend best practices for optimization technologies, techniques, and strategies and improvements to accessibility.
  • Create occasional graphics for social media and website posts
  • Complete professional development opportunities in order to keep knowledge and skills up-to-date.

Minimum Requirements and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree in a related field (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience)
  • At least two years of professional experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS, and other web languages, particularly PHP and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of web standards, including web accessibility standards
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Specifically, Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Demonstrated experience creating, executing, and evaluating email marketing campaigns
  • Demonstrated experience using and interpreting Google Analytics or equivalent for reporting on metrics for content strategy
  • Knowledge of/prior application of digital management and digital marketing and content management and SEO best practices
  • Knowledge of UX/UI best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain, patch, and upgrade CMS environments (WordPress preferred)
  • Familiarity with working within brand guidelines and requirements.
  • Familiarity with working within and helping to develop digital content strategy for multiple audiences.
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to interact with and collaborate with all staff in a respectful and sensitive manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to problem solve and analyze complex problems
  • Ability to learn new skills and technologies as needed
  • Ability to handle rolling project delivery deadlines on time in an often-fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at one time
Preferred Abilities and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Four years of professional experience directly related to website development
  • Programming skills in languages such as PHP, MySQL, JavaScript (server-side)
  • Familiarity with editing copy for the digital environment
  • Familiarity with Adobe Premiere or equivalent video editing software
  • Design background, ability to create graphics for use in digital environment
  • WordPress plugin and theme development skills
  • Google Tag Manager experience
  • Experience working within an academic environment (1+ years preferred)
  • Understanding of social media best practices to drive engagement
  • Familiarity with editing video content with footage, graphics, and music

Job: Other Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Administration - Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 11, 2021, 7:04:27 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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