Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Student Web Producer

Hourly Student Web Producer
University of Washington Information School

Position Title:
Student Web Producer

Anticipated Start Date: 11/1/2010, or as soon as possible
Anticipated End Date: 6/15/2011

Information School, Mary Gates Hall

Position Description :
The Information School is currently searching for a student web producer to help design and build several new sites associated with special projects in the school (for example the Information School Centennial Celebration site).

Working with the Communications Manager, Webmaster, Graphic Designer, and other faculty and staff, the student web producer will:
· Design and create web pages
· Implement changes and additions to content and organization in accordance with the iSchool marketing plan
· Design site navigation
· Draft and edit content
· Ensure the sites are visually appealing, easy to navigate, and accessible

The workload will be 19.5 hours per week during the academic year. This position is open to all qualified University of Washington students.

· Web development knowledge including strong knowledge of HTML and CSS
· PHP programming experience
· Excellent writing and editing skills
· Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
· Ability to manipulate graphics for web publishing (basic knowledge of Photoshop or similar)

Preferred Qualifications:
· Experience using a Content Management System (CMS) such as Drupal
· Drupal Theming
· Strong understanding of usability principles
· Strong visual design sense
· Strong understanding of design principles and ability to think creatively about web design
· Experience incorporating accessibility concerns into web design
· Ability to design good site navigation using sound information architecture principles

$15.00 - 16.00/hr DOE

To apply:
1. Please include a cover letter briefly describing your skills and experiences relevant to this type of position in one page or less. In it, provide a link to a Web site or sites that you have previously created and/or maintained.
2. Attach a current resume that includes your work history and academic accomplishments

Please submit all application materials to Uli Corner at (Please include “Web Producer” in the subject line) or to Mary Gates Hall, Suite 370 to be considered for this position. Please submit your application materials by November 15, 2010.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans are encouraged to apply.

Ulibee Corner
HR Assistant
Information School
University of Washington
Box 352840
Seattle, WA 98195
Ph: 206-543-3396