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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Web Designer
Position Classification Code: M3021
Job Family: Information Technology
Pay Level: 06
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 web sites for a department, college, or program. Creates content, adapts existing content to a Web-friendly format, creates and maintains the logical structure of the content. Works with a variety of departments, colleges and others as appropriate.
Standard Duties:
Develops and maintains plan for organization's Internet presence, based on management priorities, policy directions, and goals. Creates enhancements and modifications to web sites; organizes and maintains the sites. Assesses new standards, technologies and trends, and formulates strategies and plans for future enhancement of web sites. Programs HTML and uploads pages to the 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. Ensures that images are delivered to the viewer at sufficiently high speed and quality. Creates image links, and ensures that links are up to date; updates information on pages and databases so that content is current.Troubleshoots and repairs bugs and problems. Responds to web designer mail; provides and analyzes traffic statistics and reports. Develops, researches, writes/edits and creates layout for new sections/features. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of current authoring languages, editing and authoring tools, and related website technologies. Knowledge and understanding of internet operations and functionality, and of a wide range of internet programming and design tools. Knowledge of the Internet, ftp, telnet and the ability to develop website documents. Knowledge of html, dhtml, css, JavaScript, PHP, web page creation, and web site maintenance.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Project management skills. Strategic planning skills. Proofreading and editing skills. Skill in computer graphics and layout. Skill in the use of computerized page layout and design software.
Ability to effectively manage time and schedules. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Ability to utilize computerized word processing and internet software. Ability to evaluate new and evolving website technologies. Ability to create and analyze reports.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- Four (4) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-