Tuesday, November 16, 2010

UWTV Student Designer – Web and Broadcast

Student Designer – Web and Broadcast
Hourly rate – Depends on experience. $10 - $14 per hour
Hours per week – Negotiable, but no more than 19.5 per week
Application Deadline – Monday, November 22, 2010.

UWTV is currently seeking a talented student to assist the Marketing/Communications and Interactive Services teams in maintaining and developing our online properties (website at uwtv.org, YouTube, iTunes U and social media presences), and motion graphics pieces for on-air branding and promotion.
This is a unique opportunity on campus for a creative and motivated student to get hands-on experience in a “real world” professional web and broadcast production environment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Update content and features on UWTV online properties, including flagship web sites, YouTube and social media presences (Facebook/Twitter)
• Assist design staff in the development and creation of web, print and on-air promotional material and elements
• Work with staff writers and designers to prepare e-newsletters for mailing
• Occasionally provide email Web support for public users of UWTV website
• Additional tasks as needed


• Strong sense of composition and graphic design skills.
• The ability to learn proactively and quickly in a fast-paced environment
• Working knowledge of HTML and CSS and their cross-browser limitations
• Proficiency with industry-standard design software including the Adobe Creative Suite (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver)
• The ability to work collaboratively with creative and technical teams
• Strong working knowledge of the Windows environment
• Excellent oral and written communications skills


• Experience designing ads for web and print (e.g., image comps that include multiple elements, such as text, photos, etc.)
• Experience with motion graphics/animation – Web (Flash) and/or broadcast. Proficiency with After Effects a big plus
• Familiarity with Web scripting languages, including Javascript/DHTML, C# and ASP/VBScript and experience developing interfaces for dynamic database-driven content, and a basic understanding of database design

UWTV is currently accepting applications for this fall and beyond. Please specify in your cover letter what dates you will be available to work (e.g., “Winter, Spring and Summer quarters AND 2011-2012 academic year”) and include a link to a portfolio that reflects your design skills (web-based is preferable, but a PDF compilation of your work is acceptable). If you were involved in a collaboration, be sure to indicate what your specific role was on a given project or piece.

Please submit your application no later than Monday, November 22, 2010.
Application materials can be emailed to Andre Tan (Manager of Marketing and Interactive Services) at andretan@uw.edu or delivered to the UWTV offices in Kane Hall 017.

We look forward to hearing from you!