Frontend UI Developer – Engineering Administration Jobs in Urbana – Illinois at Universtiy of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Title: Frontend UI Developer – Engineering Administration

Company: Universtiy of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Location: Urbana – Illinois

Type: Full Time


Frontend UI Developer

Office of Marketing & Communications

The Grainger College of Engineering

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Office of Marketing & Communications in The Grainger College of Engineering seeks applicants for a Frontend UI Developer position. This position will work with the Marketing & Communications team, in collaboration with college departments and units, to create, design and maintain original interactive web pages, assets and experiences needed to build and maintain The Grainger College of Engineering and support its strategic goals.

This position will manage and prioritize web design requests, implement solutions using a proprietary Content Management System (CMS), and ensure the entire college web presence meets accessibility and brand standards for the college and university.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Web Development and Design

Develop, implement, and maintain engaging and interactive designs within a content management system.

Develop and update sections for use across the college website ecosystem.

Collaborate closely with web developer(s), marketing communications and technical staff on UI/UX and other frontend components of web projects and assets.

Publish content provided by college communications personnel to the web.

Create, design and troubleshoot webpage layouts, graphics, and templates

Ensure compliance of college websites with accessibility (WCAG) standards, and college and university design standards

Create rich user experiences through compelling user interface design and implementation

Create and implement branded photo and art assets for the web that align with the college brand and all multimedia materials

Perform varied creative work that is somewhat difficult or ambiguous in nature, requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity

Work closely and collaboratively with creative team members, and the associate creative director, to design consistently branded and styled digital assets

Review, edit, and modify submitted material, as well as creating original content

Stay abreast of trends in online communication and integrate these appropriately to sustain the college’s cutting-edge web presence

Internal Support/Customer Service

Provide guidance and assistance to college staff on the design, development and maintenance of unit websites.

Help support and train users with web-based tools for content submission

Adhere to technical, branding, and style standards established by the college Office of Marketing and Communications; leverage these standards to advance the college’s strategic priorities.

Quickly adapt to a rapidly changing environment

Other duties as assigned

Work with other college and partner units on the design and maintenance of websites for promotion, recruitment, retention, alumni outreach, fundraising, and general reputation building purposes, as well as day-to-day operations of the college.

Minimum Qualifications:

Three (3) years of progressively more responsible work experience in an Information Technology (IT) related profession in web design (html, css, and/or javascript). College course work which included Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely related discipline may be substitut…


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