Web Designer - Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (Cndls)

Georgetown University

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Web Designer – Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS)

The Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) is the center for teaching excellence and innovation at Georgetown University. CNDLS staff members, in addition to faculty and graduate affiliates, are engaged in advanced research on teaching practices, assessment techniques, instructional and learning design, media development, and technologies to enhance student learning. Whether rethinking course design, assessing curricula, or creating a dynamic digital archive, CNDLS works to align teaching practices with student engagement and learning. CNDLS is an integral part of Georgetown’s efforts to rethink the Future(s) of Higher Education and the Center has recently developed Georgetown’s new Master of Arts in Learning and Design, a program at the cutting edge of the future of innovations in teaching and learning in higher education.

The Web Designer creates compelling, intuitive website designs and interfaces that advance CNDLS’ teaching and learning mission. Employing strong visual design skills and creativity, s/he works with project teams comprised of colleagues and faculty to envision, propose, and assist in executing fresh, attractive designs for the web. The Web Designer asks probing questions to understand a project’s ethos, prepares multiple concepts for feedback, pitches designs and articulates reasons for design decisions, responds inventively and thoughtfully to feedback, and works closely with web development colleagues to bring his/her designs to life on the web. The Web Designer brings to the table a commitment to active listening, a tactful interpersonal style, and the ability to respectfully and persuasively argue for best practices in design.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 years of experience in interaction, graphic, or web design
  • A strong visual design style & sensibility, including an attention to typography, color, and branding
  • Fluency with the fundamentals of design and UI/UX/layout strategy
  • Advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and/or Sketch
  • Proficiency with HTML and CSS
  • Practical understanding of the principles and practices of responsive design
  • Strong written/oral communication skills and ability to convey ideas clearly
  • Ability to listen to feedback and rapidly iterate on design ideas from others
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects with different deadlines and priority levels

Preferred qualifications

  • Functional knowledge of JS
  • Familiarity with prototyping tools (such as Balsamiq and/or Invision)
  • Experience with design work in a higher education setting
  • Exposure to motion design and ability to provision for it on the web
  • Ability to approach design challenges from a problem-solving perspective

Please include a link to your portfolio, when available, in your application. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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