<p>About the job<br />The Visible Heart Laboratory at the University of Minnesota is seeking a talented web designer to develop our laboratory website (www.vhlab.umn.edu). We are seeking a creative minded individual to convert the current website to a Drupal based format and align with the general University of Minnesota website format. The website will be designed to keep the viewers up to date with the laboratory’s news and research developments. The applicant will need a solid understanding of website design and website compatibility across browser and device formats.<br />We would like the applicant to start as soon as possible.<br />Hours: Flexible. A maximum of 14 hours a week with at least one day a week in the office.<br />Hourly rate: $15/hr<br /><br />Responsibilities:<br />Website Conversion to Drupal/Administration Support: 70%<br />• The individual will be expected to help transfer the current website content to Drupal and maintain the website under supervision of the IT lead and the Laboratory leadership.<br />• Work involves updating and editing web content, creating new pages and maintaining web forms.<br />Design and Development: 30%<br />• Help design the next generation Lab website on a cross functional team.<br />• Help action those design ideas and push the website further.</p>
<p>Required Qualifications:<br />• Must have competency in web-design tools, Drupal background is preferred<br />• Must be competent with HTML, MS Word and Excel<br />• Must display artistic creativity and a basic understanding of website layout and design<br />• Must be comfortable switching between self-direction and supervised work<br />Preferred:<br />• Must be familiar with Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator<br />• Photography<br />• Video editing/producing<br />• Strong English Language basic writing technique including spelling, punctuation and grammar<br />• Second language proficiency<br />• Knowledge and experience with content creation and distribution across social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)</p>
Internal Number: 325322
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