Boston College UI/UX Designer/Developer in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

Responsible for all phases of the web services design, development and implementation processes to deliver the best version of the Boston College web site (BC.EDU) possible. Designs, recommends and prepares the front-end of web sites to include creative design and visual content in accordance with BC standards. Uses appropriate tools for web design, content development, and programming to meet client needs. Responsible for the implementation of these designs through the creation and maintenance of websites.

Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:

Associate Designer:Minimum of 2 years of technical experience designing interfaces using the latest web technologies. Prior experience building websites based on open standards and technologies. $55,600-$69,500

Designer:Minimum of 5 years of technical experience designing interfaces using the latest web technologies. Prior experience building websites based on open standards and technologies. Demonstrated success as a designer in a complex web environment. Solid understanding of web usability and responsive design. $62,900 - $78,650

Senior Designer:Minimum of 7 years of technical experience designing interfaces using the latest web technologies. Prior experience building websites based on open standards and technologies. Demonstrated success as a designer in a complex web environment. Experience with responsive design. Solid understanding of web usability and advanced design approaches. $74,750 - $93,450

Requirements

  • Deep understanding of graphic and interface design principles.

  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, Javascript, responsive design and bootstrap framework (or the current industry equivalent).

  • Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and InvisionApp or other current visual design and prototyping tools.

  • Strong familiarity with back-end tools and standards.

  • Expert knowledge of graphic design applications.

  • Experience with web content management systems and developing user journeys and stories.

  • Expertise in cross-browser CSS issues. Understanding of web site development cycles and quality assurance processes.

  • Experience with bug tracking software (e.g. JIRA).

  • Experience designing for mobile interfaces and for multiple platforms.

  • Experience with user testing and requirements analysis as well as interaction and visual design and user testing.

  • Experience with accessibility and WCAG 2.0

  • Excellent communications skills required.

  • Expertise in Adobe Photoshop or similar application.

  • Exceptional eye for design as it relates to the user experience.

  • Experience in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Content Management System (CMS).

  • Experience using source code management tools or current industry standard (e.g. GIT or Atlassian Stash).

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.

Closing Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.