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User Interface/User Experience Designer at Indiana Tech

 

Job Location: Fort Wayne Campus – Fort Wayne, IN

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: Bachelor’s

Indiana Tech’s focus on career-oriented programs includes offerings in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelor’s, masters and doctoral levels.

Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and holds numerous discipline-specific accreditations.

Indiana Institute of Technology embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.

Indiana Tech’s Department of Marketing and Communication is seeking a talented User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) Designer—responsible for creating and maintaining a remarkable user experience on the university’s website, IndianaTech.edu.

You will be the visual architect of our website, responsible for creating and presenting thoughtful design solutions that address audience needs, are informed by marketing data and are in accordance with brand and accessibility standards. You will also be tasked with maintaining and/or enhancing our existing web environment as needs arise, based on data, user feedback and university priorities. You will also have the opportunity to design digital assets such as social media graphics and digital ads in support of our team’s work overall.

This is a collaborative position that works closely with all departmental colleagues (which include a web developer, a director of marketing and communication, a creative director, a photo and video director, two graphic designers and a VP for marketing and communication) and other key stakeholders across the university.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ideation, from concept to completion.
  • Developing and presenting low-fi to hi-fi interactive prototypes and wireframes.
  • Collaborating with graphic designers to maintain a consistent brand style and digital strategy.
  • Monitoring user analytics and tracking user journeys to identify the best ways to reach prospective students.
  • Conducting user interviews and testing to maximize site performance.
  • Administering training sessions with approved content editors.
  • Working closely with clients to understand their needs with empathy curiosity and respect.

Qualifications

  • General front-end design of digital content.
  • Detailed experience in standard digital interface software such as Figma, Sketch or Adobe XD.
  • Detailed working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • Design psychology.
  • Traditional UX methodologies.
  • Real-time collaboration and teamwork.

The following are preferred skills:

  • Writing skills.
  • Experience coding HTML/CSS/JS.
  • Experience with content management systems, such as WordPress.
  • Experience with designing email templates.

Experience

  • Two-plus years of designing digital solutions for mobile, web and responsive platforms.
  • Two-plus years presenting to and persuading customers.
  • More than a year of working with digital data and information hierarchies.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of popular products, visual trends and interface patterns.
  • Success at navigating multiple projects and determining priority focus.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in an office setting with occasional local travel. Business contacts and development contacts may be made through evening and weekend social gatherings or events.

A cover letter and resume is required with the application. Applicants must include a statement responding the mission, vision, and diversity statement. For preferred review of materials please apply by October 30, 2021.

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