Part-Time Web Editor, M2006

Bellevue, WA

Posted: 9/17/20
Deadline: 12/15/20

About This Organization

Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 44% students of color and over 1,100 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

Job Duties

• Build web pages according to specified design by creating hypertext markup language (HTML), Common Gateway Interface (CGI) programs, and Java scripts
• Design visual imagery (using the Adobe Creative Cloud) for websites and ensure they are in line with branding guidelines
• Incorporate specified site tools into webpages using WordPress (search box, social media link set, etc.)
• Incorporate site features using WordPress (interactive map, virtual tour, etc.) in an intelligent and engaging design
• Incorporate content produced by teammates in an intelligent and engaging design
• Ability to deliver production-ready digital assets in a wide variety of formats
• Conceptualize web design ideas with clients
• Communicate design ideas using user flows, process flows, site maps and wireframes
• Design sample pages including using school colors and fonts
• Prepare design plans and communicate the website structure
• Edit photos and videos for website
• Perform user testing and improve the design of the website
• Use data, including user “heat maps” to understand user flow and make changes accordingly
• Improve accessibility of website where possible
• Maintain appearance of website by enforcing design standards
• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Associate’s Degree in a related field. Experience can be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis
• Proficiency in graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other visual design tools
• Proficiency in front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and CSS
• Understanding of search engine optimization principles
• Excellent visual design skills
• Knowledge of best practices in web design
• Demonstrated ability to be creative and open to new ideas
• Demonstrated ability to be adaptable and willing to learn new techniques
• Effective communication skills
• At least one year of professional web design experience with example pages available
• Strong command of color theory, image composition, and typography

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