Digital Scholarship Designer

Rochester, NY
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Salary: Starting: $60,000
Created: February 3, 2022



The Digital Scholarship Designer supports faculty and student research through the creation of digital tools and platforms in order to create new knowledge and technology-rich experiential learning opportunities. The DS Designer consults primarily with faculty and graduate students to help troubleshoot research challenges and provide recommendations on interface design and user experience, with a focus on faculty grant-funded projects. Reporting to the Director of Digital Scholarship and Studio X (the hub for Extended Reality at UofR), the DS Designer participates in strategic conversations around digital scholarship, immersive technologies, and related platforms; collaborates to provide feedback on potential digital scholarship and extended reality projects; and supports application development in collaboration with research teams. Stays current on emerging trends in UI in 2D and 3D design.




  • Bachelors degree plus relevant user interface design experience (degree + 1 year of practical work experience either through a job, internship, or project)
  • User Interface (UI) design following industry standard best practices
  • Implementation of UI designs using CSS, Sass, or Less
  • Experience with at least one CMS framework (ex. Drupal, WordPress, Omeka)
  • Version control software (Git)
  • Experience translating user ideas and design mock-ups to working prototypes
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and engage with stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment with a high degree of accountability
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong knowledge of collaborative design software (ex. Figma, Sketch, Framer)
  • Strong knowledge of HTML5
  • Working knowledge of web standards, including designing for accessibility


  • Digital Humanities tools and platforms
  • 3D Modeling experience (Blender, Maya, 3ds Max, Substance Suite)
  • UI design for extended reality (XR) experiences

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