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Web Designer, University Advancement

The position of Web Designer will serve as a vital member of highly-collaborative communication department within University Advancement at MSU and partially responsible for implementing integrated marketing strategies on all public facing websites. We are looking for a team member to provide design and development expertise for web and email marketing initiatives including e-newsletters and project-specific websites. This position will manage web projects which support the core initiatives for fundraising and alumni engagement. He/she will also maintain website content. He/she will coordinate with clients from across the University with an emphasis on great customer service. This position will require the candidate to have a creative, flexible, organized and positive approach to his/her work to fit well within a team that strives for high quality, continuous improvement, excellent customer service and an enjoyable work environment.

Required: A bachelor’s degree in one of the following: web design, interactive media, telecommunications, computer science, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Produces clean, well-documented front-end interfaces. Advanced knowledge of standards-compliant web development languages, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc. Advanced knowledge of Photoshop as it pertains to generating graphic files to support your coding. Advanced knowledge of image and rich media formats, their strengths, weaknesses, and usability across browsers and platforms. Advanced knowledge of JavaScript libraries, such as jQuery, and their employment to create dynamic user interfaces. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Must accurately estimate the required level of effort upon own behalf. Self-motivated to work both independently and as part of a team. Candidate should possess a good working knowledge of minimum requirements and/or have an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of terminology and concepts related to the Internet is a must.

Desired Education/Experience:

Three to five years of experience, preferably working within a design-focused environment. Knowledge of Flash/AS3 is a plus. Advanced knowledge of AJAX and its application in dynamic user interfaces. Experience with development technologies (ColdFusion, PHP,, MS SQL), basic data mining (JSON, XML, open APIs), and development of popular blog/CMS frameworks (WordPress, Joomla, etc.).

Deadline: We will begin reviewing applications on June 2, 2011. We will continue to evaluate applications until the position is filled.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Mr. Randy Brown, Director of Web Services at

An electronic version of this posting is available at – follow the “Career Opportunities” link.

All candidates must submit an application and resume through the Michigan State University Human Resources web-based system (MAP). The URL for this website is Please indicate the position number 4732 when submitting your application.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

How to apply

All candidates must submit an application and resume through the Michigan State University Human Resources web-based system (MAP). The URL for this website is Please indicate the position number 4732 when submitting your application.

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