Front End Ui/Ux Developer - Drupal

Rochester, NY
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Created: December 7, 2020

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The River Campus Libraries (RCL) seeks a creative and collaborative UI/UX Designer to join the Digital & Research Strategies portfolio. The incumbent will lead front-end development of the library’s web presence and web apps, as well as contribute design, development, and prototyping expertise to online exhibits, research applications, AR/VR projects, wayfinding, and digital signage. Reporting to the Assistant Dean, Digital & Research Strategies, the successful candidate will leverage deep knowledge of Drupal development with a focus on theming, alongside skills in user experience design, to create transformative and engaging digital tools, services, and experiences.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Front-End Development 40%

  • Develop and implement mobile-first, performant, user-centered web experiences in Drupal
  • Apply best practices in responsive design, usability, and accessibility
  • Continuously improve user interfaces and interactive experiences for library websites and digital projects
  • Implement modern SASS/CSS to ensure cross-device and cross-browser compatibility
  • Participate in the design of software platform architecture and databases
  • Leverage reporting and analytics to improve design and user experience

UI/UX Design 35%

  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes to communicate design ideas to stakeholders and support project planning
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging UI design concepts, standards, and best practices
  • Illustrate design ideas by leveraging wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps
  • Design graphic user interface elements like menus, controls, and other visual elements in alignment with University standards and guidelines
  • Champion user-centered interaction models
  • Collaborate on user research and user testing for RCL’s web presences and web apps

Professional Development 15%

  • Remain current on changes and developments within the Drupal content management system
  • Explore new trends in user experience, interface design, programming and development
  • Prototype new tools and run pilot projects to test new technologies
  • Participate in professional networks and organizations to expand knowledge base and share our work with a broader community

Miscellaneous Duties: 10%

  • Maintain currency with library functions, resources, practices and procedures
  • Participate in and contribute towards River Campus Libraries and University committees, meetings, and events
  • Maintain professional collaborations with River Campus Libraries colleagues and university constituencies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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