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Web Developer

Ringling College of Art and Design k

Sarasota, FL

Oct 19
Job Description

Web Developer

The Web Developer is part of and works closely with the Communication Strategies team. The Web Developer understands a variety of audiences and demographics and is able to develop and maintain engaging and appealing website content for both mobile and desktop platforms.

The successful candidate has the ability to effectively articulate ideas and concepts; to be creative, accurate and productive while balancing projects and deadlines; and the ability to work independently and under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline-driven department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Update and maintain the current website as well as assist in creating any new, future sites
• Manage website technical structure, design & aesthetics, content, navigation, information architecture, performance, and functionality
• Keep existing websites functional and updated with new technology and content
• Create a functional and attractive digital environment for the College, ensuring great user experience
• Collaborate with Communication Strategies team to improve website usability
• Create email templates and landing pages based on College brand guidelines
• Translate department needs into functional and appealing interactive web pages, some of which requires coding
• Manage websites with the use of existing in-house technology
• Create visual layout of web pages using approved copy and design assets and assist in testing technical solutions
• Maintain and adhere to current brand and style guidelines for the College
• Collaborate with Communication Strategies team to understand content, brand, digital, and interactive strategies
• Apply knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve user experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, and organizational skills
• Flexible, self-starter that can work well autonomously and as part of a team
• Attention to detail and good eye for design
• Front end development, coding skills
• Able to work with department designer's artwork and files

Minimum Qualifications:
• AS, BS or equivalent degree in relevant major. Alternative combinations of education and experience may be evaluated for comparability.
• Experience in web and interactive media
• Proficient in Drupal development and site management
• Proficient in HTML 5, CSS, and Adobe Creative Suite

Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with JavaScript, PHP, Python, and SQL or other programming languages
• Wordpress site management

Open until filled. Apply on-line at https://ringling.simplehire.com
Ringling College is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Ringling College of Art and Design

For over 85 years, Ringling College of Art and Design has cultivated the creative spirit in students from around the globe. The private, not-for-profit fully accredited college offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in ten disciplines and the Bachelor of Arts in two. The College’s rigorous curriculum employs the studio model of teaching and immediately engages students through a comprehensive, first-year program that is both specific to the major of study and focused on the liberal arts. The Ringling College teaching model ultimately shapes students into highly employable and globally aware artists and designers. The entire Ringling College experience is designed to land students the creative career of their dreams. And we know that to become a pro, you have to work with the pros. That’s why we guarantee every student the opportunity to take on actual client projects, from designing creative solutions, to collaborating with project teams, to ultimately presenting real-world campaigns. We will put students on their way to becoming the creative leader they always dreamed of, long before graduation, and keep them there with lifelong Career Center services.

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