Web Designer

Location
New York
Posted
May 15, 2014
Closes
Jun 14, 2014
Contact
Mr. Susan Warner
Category
Design, Other, Technology
Duration
Full Time
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) is a non-profit independent, private institution of higher education with approximately 13,000 students worldwide. Offering 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, NYIT has conscientiously followed its mission of providing career-oriented professional education. Its academic programs prepare students for some of the most in-demand careers in today’s global economy, in areas including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine.

Responsibilities: Located in Manhattan and reporting to the Art Director, the Department of Communications and Marketing seeks a Web Designer to help develop the school’s blossoming digital footprint and identity, working with print designers, web producers and content developers, writers, marketers, and videographers on the creation of the visual design for use in all digital media (including web, online ads, html emails, motion graphics and more). Candidate must have an excellent command of color, space, type and style and be willing to push the envelope as she/he maintains the integrity of NYIT’s brand. The Web Designer is marketing-savvy and can design to the exacting specifications for NYIT’s website and create compelling work that converts to easily produced web formats (HTML, XHMTL, CSS and Flash) and other online platforms.

Responsibilities:

*Under the direction of the Art Director, plans, analyzes, creates, and/or maintains visual solutions to digital communications issues.

*Helps lead redesign of NYIT external and internal websites.

*Works in close collaboration with web designers, web producers and developers in online media.

*Develops the visual presence of large and small online entities including but not limited to, full school websites, micro-sites and landing pages in collaboration with web producers.

*Designs for other digital media, including html emails, motion graphics, and other platforms as needed.

*Identifies the needs of internal clients to develop corporate communication strategies in addition to creating designs.

*Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

*Bachelor’s degree in design, communications, online media or other related discipline and 3 years of experience in web design, and have a strong sense of typography and information design.

*Candidate must have superior knowledge of current web design trends and techniques. Specifically, must be motivated, inspired, detail oriented and a strategic-thinker, who is in tune with social networking/web tools and capabilities, and aware of how these tools and technologies are used by selected targeted audiences.

*He/she must have a strong online portfolio displaying user-centered design, and experience with web database solutions.

*Demonstrated ability to transfer designs into easily produced web formats, including: HTML, XHTML, CSS, PHP and Flash knowledge of digital imaging; illustration and animation software knowledge of JavaScript and other front-ending scripting languages as well as experience with other cross-browser and cross-platform issues (IE, Firefox, Safari and other main browsers.)

*Selected candidate must have attention to detail and creativity in problem-solving, ability to work in a team environment, have excellent communication skills, meet deadlines, and comfortable working in a dynamic and flexible environment with changing requirements.

*Candidate will be flexible to travel to the Old Westbury campus on occasion.

*Applicants must supply an online portfolio with cover letter and résumé. We offer a competitive benefits package including tuition remission, along with a professional environment designed to enhance your career development. For immediate consideration please submit resume to: com.mkt.jobs@nyit.edu and reference RA #1328 on the subject line.

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Please reference RA # 1328 on the subject line of your email.

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