Web Designer
SDSU Research Foundation - San Diego, CA

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Benefits Eligibility

Hourly with limited benefits

FTE Percent

100

Annualized or Hourly Salary

Hourly

Advertised Salary

$18.35 to $19.39 per hour

Job Responsibilities

This temporary 4 month position is responsible for the development and design of KPBS' Interactive properties to ensure a positive user experience, from design to implementation through CSS and front-end templating. The designer works collaboratively with the Web news producer to create special features and sections and maintains a consistent look for the KPBS Web site, e-newsletters and other interactive communication vehicles. The designer also ensures quality and consistency in all of the visual elements of the site, from station branding to navigation to ads.

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent to Bachelor's degree, with major work in the arts, graphic design, journalism or a related field or through technical experience and/or relevant coursework Minimum of 1 year full-time, professional web/graphic design experience in an online/interactive environment Knowledge of the principles of artistic design such as the use of color, tone, composition and balance APPLICANTS MUST ATTACH RESUME AND PROVIDE LINKS TO WORK SAMPLES

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Excellent working knowledge of CSS and basic javascript Ability to coordinate a variety of tasks and to prioritize and meet deadlines Self-starter and able to work independently or as part of a team Strong communication skills and the ability to use and maintain currency with applicable computere softward packages and computer systems Ability to direct the work of vendors, employees and station partners or independent contractors that aren't under the designer's direct supervision. This could include KPBS staff at all levels, outside vendors (such as graphic artists, Web developers, etc.) or volunteers Ability to work in an often-stressful environment and under the constraints of a tight budget and absolute deadlines The ability to follow direction and be guided by the strategic plan determined by the Director of Interactive Strategy, and editorial direction set by the Director of News and Editorial Strategy Must be able to utilize and be guided by the KPBS mission statement and strategic plan Ability to ensure that graphic standards are met despite the seniority and authority of the person making the request

Standard Requirements

This description incorporates the most typical duties performed. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed. The ability to report to work on time; follow directions from a supervisor; interact effectively with co-workers; understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; accept constructive criticism; for managers and supervisory personnel to lead and manage others; and to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

Preferred Education/Certifications

Preferred Experience/Special Skills

Prefer 3 years of full-time, professional web/graphic design experience in an online/interactive environment Experience with Ellington CMS and Basic Django templating desired

Working Conditions

Work in an open newsroom environment, may be featured in the background of live news segments. Exposure to ambient noise. Heavy computer work.

Job Close Date Jobs close at 4pm PST

01-11-2013

Supplemental Questions

Additional Instructions for Applicants

Certain SDSURF positions must undergo background and other screening, which may include criminal history, credit history, health examination, fingerprinting, or other screening criteria which the SDSURF determines necessary for business purposes. Where such requirements are known, they will be stated in the job posting. By accepting a position with SDSURF, you are agreeing to undergo such screenings at any time during your employment with SDSURF if it is determined necessary for business reasons.

Open-Restricted Quick Link This link is only used for: named in grant, transferring of projects from other institutions to SDSURF, or transfer of position from
University to Foundation. Job must be in the "Open-Restricted" status.

jobsfoundation.sdsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55877

Activity Report

Physical Effort with or without reasonable accommodations

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Bending over

N/A

Kneeling

N/A

Sitting

7+

Standing

N/A

Climbing

N/A

Lifting or carrying

10 lbs or less

Walking

N/A

Reaching overhead

N/A

Crouching

N/A

Repetitive use of hands/arms

7+

Crawling

N/A

Balancing

N/A

Pushing or pulling

N/A

Repetitive use of legs

N/A

Eye/hand coordination

7+

Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, and other equipment

No

Being around scientific equipment and machinery

No

Walking on uneven ground

No

Mental Effort

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Directing others

N/A

Writing

1-2

Using math/calculations

N/A

Talking

1-2

Working at various tempos

3-4

Concentrating amid distractions

7+

Remembering names

1-2

Remembering details

7+

Making descisions

7+

Working rapidly

7+

Examining/observing details

7+

Discriminating colors

7+

Environmental Factors

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Inside

7+

Outside

N/A

Humid

N/A

Hazards

N/A

High places

N/A

Hot

N/A

Cold

N/A

Dry

N/A

Wet

N/A

Change of temperature

N/A

Dirty

N/A

Dusty

N/A

Odors

N/A

Noisy

N/A

Working with others

3-4

Working around others

7+

Working alone

3-4

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