Provide high-level design solutions for a variety of integrated communications projects across multiple digital, online, publishing and marketing media platforms, including online magazine/publication sites, online email marketing services and e-newsletters, interactive applications and other online interfaces with strong emphasis on online solutions (i.e., branding, design development, and technical implementation of University publications, online marketing email services, websites as well as other online, print and video projects).
Designs innovative and comprehensive visual and functional solutions for digital media and online publishing platforms, marketing email platforms, and new and current websites.
Develops functional micro-site environments, online promotions, ad banners, e-newsletters, e-invites, online emails, interactive applications and other online interfaces.
Develops coherent information architecture and navigation systems for complex, multi-level publications, digital applications and sites with multiple sections and cross-linking pages.
Utilizes best-case design and usability practices to enhance the end-user interface experience. Ensures projects incorporate all stakeholder requirements, employs best practices in user interface, navigation, usability, accessibility, search engine optimization, and works in all browser platforms (both PC and Mac for desktop and mobile).
Collaborates closely with other developers on implementing static and interactive designs. Shepherds design and review process from wireframes and storyboards to digital presentation comps to final executed products.
Designs and produces graphics, templates, and icons for use in related communication projects, including digital and online publications, magazine and publications sites, internal newsletters, which integrate links to other websites, graphics, video, etc. Follows defined branding guidelines as required.
Follows project specifications and adheres to production schedules and budgets for all assigned projects.
Creates and updates documentation relating to project status, process, location of media assets and use.
Stays abreast of current trends in digital/online graphic design, usability and information architecture, including current and evolving aesthetics with demonstrated mastery of typography, color theory and use of space.
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.