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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Web Designer,Sr
Position Classification Code: M1032
Job Family: Information Technology
Pay Level: 08
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Develops and maintains integrated web sites of unusual complexity, broad scope, and key importance to a major division or principal operating component.Participates in the strategic planning of web site goals and objectives and functionality and usability standards. Creates or coordinates the creation of written and graphic content, and logic structure of the sites, in collaboration with a variety of internal and external constituencies. Guides, trains, and coordinates the activities of lower level staff.
Standard Duties:
Develops and maintains integrated plans for the organization's internet presence, based on management goals and priorities; participates in the establishment of internet policies, directions, and standards. Participates in the overall design structuring of the web sites; creates enhancements and modifications, and organizes and maintains the sites.Develops and implements plans to obtain and maintain a high level of functionality, usability, and design structure for the web sites. Assesses new standards, technologies and trends, and formulates strategies and plans for future enhancement of web sites. Ensures that web sites are accessible from a variety of different environments. Produces a consistent visual image on the web sites including maintenance of templates and image archives. Oversees, executes, and/or coordinates web programming, using a variety of authoring languages, creation and implementation of image links, uploading of pages to the web site, and updating of information on pages and databases. Ensures that images are delivered to the viewer at sufficiently high speed and quality. Researches, develops, and coordinates the creation of comprehensive editorial and graphic layouts for new sections and/or features on the sites. May lead and/or guide the work of other staff or students engaged in similar functions. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Advanced knowledge and understanding of web-based graphic design and layout. Knowledge of a comprehensive range of web programming software and authoring languages. Knowledge and understanding of internet operations and functionality, and of a wide range of internet programming and design tools.
Web planning and organizing skills. Research and analytical skills. Skill in computer graphics and layout.
Ability to apply web design principles and techniques to the creation and enhancement of integrated, complex web sites. Ability to evaluate new and evolving website technologies. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Three (3) years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-