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 Webmaster/Web User Experience Architect

Job Description

WEBMASTER, MIT Press, to play a pivotal role in the strategy, conception, and design of the Press’ web presence and web products and applications.  Will plan, design, and test the user workflows, behaviors, and interfaces of web-based applications for products that span digital platforms; define the user experience and create annotated interaction design/UI wireframes and workflows; plan, organize, and facilitate usability tests, contextual inquiries, design walkthroughs, interviews, surveys, evaluations, and other usability methods; ensure the Press is moving each digital product from a static one-way online environment to a human-focused social business; keep content and information up-to-date and of the highest quality; use analytics and other tools to help inform the best product and business decisions; make recommendations regarding emerging digital and online marketing opportunities and educate others about best practices and emerging trends. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  B.A. or B.S.; minimum of three years’ experience designing complex UI designs for web applications; extensive knowledge of user experience design principles, usability testing methodologies, web industry standards and trends, the software development process, and prototyping/design; comfort communicating complex ideas visually and addressing a complex and diverse set of interaction problems, researching and/or developing new solutions to design/technology challenges, and working both independently and collaboratively; ability to speak on behalf of the user’s needs and defend ideas with user-centered arguments; proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and other common wire framing tools; strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple projects and competing priorities; and solid grasp of front-end technologies including HTML 5, CSS, and JavaScript.  Experience working in an Agile development environment, writing front-end code, and working with Drupal developers preferred.

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