Web Designer

Rate of pay: $10.70/hour

Work location: Iowa Memorial Union

What you will learn

Division of Student Life Marketing and Design creates a real-world ad agency environment for up and coming marketers, designers, photographers, bloggers, animators, coders, illustrators, and videographers. We strive to hire outstanding and talented students studying in different areas of the university and will help you grow in your specific field.

As a student, we use you as our greatest resource to tap into what college students want when it comes to communicating on-trend messaging and creative work. Your work will be featured within the Division of Student Life and throughout the campus community. The skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your portfolio, resume, and self-branding. Our goal is to help you grow into exceptional students, as well as focused creatives, that will lead the way in your professions after graduation. We offer alumni connections and two speaker series each year as outreach to build your communication in the marketing, design, and digital community.

You can expect to learn skills such as time management, conflict resolution, balancing priorities, managing finances, interpersonal communication, customer service experience, working with people from diverse backgrounds, and working as part of a team.

The skills you learn in your job within the Division of Student Life will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume and portfolio. With the completion of applicable paperwork, this role qualifies for internship status.

Basic job function

Design and build web pages and marketing/communications emails.

Responsibilities

  • Create web pages and manipulate web pages using a content management system (CMS).
  • Design, edit, create, and send HTML emails for marketing/communication purposes.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing and Design staff to complete web design projects.
  • Guide and train clients in collaboratively creating, editing, and migrating website content and media.
  • Respond to client requests regarding new web pages or CMS help.
  • Design media in support of digital efforts.
  • Work independently at times in a creative or technical role in support of the Marketing and Design department.

Qualifications

  • Good communication & writing skills 
  • Experience with graphic design and/or page layout. 
  • Basic knowledge of one or more of the following:  Writing, HTML, Photoshop, web & online communications concepts, social media management.
  • Minimum of one year commitment.  Resume and examples of work preferred.

Work hours

  • IMU Emergency Response Staff
  • Student Life Marketing and Design Orientation

Training requirements

  • IMU Emergency Response Staff
  • Student Life Marketing and Design Orientation

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