Our team is in search of a passionate and talented senior web designer. We’re looking for the rare breed who understands visual design (typography, color theory, etc.) combined with UI/UX and the chops to code it all up for the front-end (CSS3 with pre-processors, HTML5, and a thorough understanding of JS and PHP for integration with CMS functions).
- Work on projects that require deep design thinking to solve real problems for a large academic health organization. It’s not just about “making things pretty”, but improving the lives of the people within our communities
- Witness the products you design and build be used by an immediate audience (be in close proximity to your user base)
- UF Health is currently featured on Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers’ list.
- Help shape future design patterns
- Own your work as a small tight knit team
- Work on a team that hustles, but is still laid back
The full job description is below. Learn more about our team.
The candidate will demonstrate advanced knowledge of modern front-end web programming techniques and workflow processes, as well as clear and demonstrable understanding of visual design and user experience principles. Will research new website technologies for improvements in usability and performance, ensuring UF HEALTH websites are leveraging modern and tested website solutions. The candidate will work within existing AHC web design policy standards, and work with the appropriate members of the AHC community to help expand and enhance those standards, ensuring that UF Health web properties meet business needs. The candidate is expected to work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision needed. The candidate will create and maintain positive and professional interactions with technical and non-technical team members, end users, and AHC executives. The candidate will track time and effort and prepare status reports for progress reporting.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
Development, Prototyping and Implementing: Develops and programs web solutions per UF HEALTH web standards. Develops prototype sites to aid in the user engagement process. Implement sites in a production environment. Supports the organization’s strategies and goals relative to internal and external communications. Involved in the full systems life cycle; designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting software, quality assurance, testing, deployment
Analysis and Design: Develops technical, functional and visual design specifications from users’ requirements and business needs. Creates multiple website design concepts and evaluate the best fit. Contributes to the design groups efforts to enhance the appeal of the organization’s online presence.
Continuous Improvement: Researches the web design field for new technologies that improve site usability, productivity in developing web and/or maintaining websites. Regularly reviews high-quality websites of other organizations and critically evaluates UF HEALTH standards against them. Regularly review websites of UF HEALTH peers and competitors, and critically evaluates UF HEALTH standards against them. Maintains knowledge of current web based technologies. Regularly reviews important site use metrics and produce meaningful reports that speak to a business problem or opportunity. Assists with analyzing current processes and procedures to create future configurations which lead to gains in efficiency and cost savings.
Very generous benefits as a TEAMS employee of the University of Florida (http://hr.ufl.edu/benefits/)