Stanford University is seeking a Web Designer 2 to be under general supervision, design and build leading-edge, high quality, attractive, and highly usable web properties that work well on all web devices and meet current business needs. Serve as subject matter expert on design solutions and usability best practices. Duties Include:
Create superior user experiences through the design of elegant interfaces.
Collaborate with business analysts or business stakeholders to synthesize requirements into sketches, wireframes, and design mockups.
Conduct formal and informal usability testing, and respond to results.
Articulate the pros and cons of designs, and support recommendations with clear, detailed evidence and rationale.
Build HTML and CSS components of web properties adhering to modern best practices.
Create design prototypes, and collaborate with developers on components requiring more advanced scripting and programming.
Serve as a subject matter expert on modern design concepts and solutions and usability best practices for all web devices.
Collaborate with IT Services, University Communications, and Online Accessibility Program staff to ensure group's compliance with policies and standards around identity graphics, web content, and online accessibility.
* - Other duties may also be assignedEducation & Experience (Required):
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Required):
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong design and usability skills.
Advanced knowledge of modern design concepts and solutions and usability best practices for all web devices.
Proficiency with browser and device differences and idiosyncrasies.
Proficiency in HTML and CSS.
Knowledge of user profiling, usability testing, and quality assurance practices.
Knowledge of web analytics tools and related analyses and reporting.
Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand, use a telephone.
Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Strong visual acuity.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. Additional Information
Location: School of Medicine, Redwood City, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.