The University Marketing and Communications department is searching for an imaginative and experienced professional to serve as a web developer under the supervision of the Director of Web and Digital Strategy. The ideal candidate will be able to develop and expand web strategies by producing effective and engaging web experiences supporting the University's initiatives. The Web Developer will evaluate and implement a range of web projects that serve to inform and engage the campus, alumni, and the region. The Web Developer will collaborate with both internal and external audiences, managing website projects promoting special events, college/department programs, and social media campaigns.
Primary Responsibilities :
- Collaborate with internal/external clients to create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices within the Adobe Experience Manager CMS tools provided - Integrate content and data from various sources, databases, hosting services and display on the web as appropriate - Meet regularly with business stakeholders and management to understand and refine business and functional requirements and determine project scopes and specifications based on technical needs, business intent and audience targeting - Provide technical support and troubleshooting to web-editors as needed, support quality assurance, and perform unit and user-acceptance testing to identify bugs and ensure web production operations run successfully - Support efforts for maintaining, expanding, and scaling the web site by providing innovative solutions, emerging technologies/industry trends, and best practices. Implement user-centered designs and coding to create reusable objects/templates for user simplifications. - Collaborate with design team members on graphics needed for web layout and maintain brand standards in all visual designs - Perform regular backups to web directories for recovery
Bachelor's Degree and 3 years minimum work related experience required.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience: 3 years
Quick Link: 10342
Internal Number: 10342
About Northern Kentucky University
NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.