The Office of Communications and Marketing seeks to hire a talented web designer to join the Digital Communications team. Our team is responsible for all aspects of the university's primary web presence (www.utk.edu) as well as design, development, and support of many of the most visible sites within the utk.edu domain. We are also responsible for establishing online brand standards by designing, developing, and supporting website templates and themes. We are currently developing a new shared design system to facilitate creating more complex, yet consistent, web properties across campus.
UT is the state's flagship research university, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. As a land-grant university, the institution fulfills its access mission through a commitment to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement.
The Office of Communications and Marketing is dedicated to advancing the university's reputation. Staff members support the institution's mission and goals, promote its successes and achievements, inform and engage its stakeholders, and ensure the integrity of its brand. We craft audience-focused communications based on data, best-practices, and emerging trends. The division employs more than 50 full-time professionals across several cross-functional teams--Creative, Digital, Marketing, News, Special Events, Video, and WUOT 91.9FM.
Duties and Responsibilities Include:
* Working under the guidance of the Director of Digital Communications to ensure the university's website reflects our vision, mission, and values * Working collaboratively with all members of the Office of Communications and Marketing to develop wireframes and visual designs in markup and frameworks * Working to ensure accessibility best practices on UT websites * Designing and supporting university websites and other digital initiatives * Contributing to the creation of an official, shared design system, for use by all campus units * Providing on-going support of WordPress sites for multiple university units
Internal Number: 213814
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.