User Interface and Graphic Designer

Kansas City
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Created: October 2, 2013


The User Interface and Graphic Designer applies knowledge, experience, and a strong design aesthetic to the process of user interface design, interaction design, and graphic design at UMKC University Libraries. In support of the work practices of UMKC students and faculty members, the University Libraries must continuously introduce, develop and refine their online and physical spaces and services. In addition, the Libraries are working to enhance support for distance education.

The Designer will play a key role in the University Libraries formal user-centered-design process. The goal of this process is to provide a highly useful and usable library for students and faculty that supports their work practices around teaching, learning and knowledge creation. Responsibilities will include the design of visual and/or interactive products, the development of user-interface mockups and prototype systems, and the detailed specification of primarily web-based user interfaces. The incumbent will work collaboratively with several teams including the requirements gathering, usability testing, and implementation teams. This position will be responsible for the design of library products including web and mobile user interfaces, print work, logos, and presentation templates.

UMKC exemplifies the values of education first, innovation, accountability, diversity, and collaboration. UMKC holds a firm commitment to engage and lead the larger community in a variety of ways appropriate to its status as a forward-thinking cultural, intellectual and educational center. The UMKC Miller Nichols Library is in the midst of expansion and renovation that will enhance student learning with collaborative learning spaces and innovative technologies.

Bachelor's degree in graphic design, user interface design, interaction design or a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary. 

For additional qualifications, benefits and directions on how to apply; please visit
Position #59269.   Application Review Begins Tuesday, October 8, 2013.

It is the fundamental policy of UMKC to provide equal opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, Veteran status or disability status in all education, employment and contracted activities. All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check prior to beginning employment.

UMKC is an Equal Access, Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer, that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.


Published: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 13:15 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:44 UTC