Job vacancies: Web Designer and Web Copywriter
The posts will sit within Corporate Communications, which has responsibility for enhancing and protecting the global reputation and brand of the University of St Andrews via the delivery of consistent, high quality communications support and services.
It is currently working closely with Admissions and IT Services to re-orientate the focus, design and content of the Admissions web presence, as the pre-cursor to wider change and improvement across the majority of St Andrews’ externally facing webpages. These posts will be integral to the success of the Admissions project, and the longer term review of the University website.
- Corporate Communications
- Salary: £24,766 – £29,541 per annum
- Fixed term: 3 years
- Start date: As soon as possible
The ideal candidate will be required to create user-centred web designs. The candidate must have strong expertise in user experience and / or interaction design development. Knowledge of web standards and accessibility requirements is essential. The candidate will be able to work with software developers, and should have knowledge of working with responsive web design compatible with a wide range of devices including desktop computers, mobile devices and assistive technologies. The candidate will maintain a keen interest in web usage and technology trends and be able to apply appropriately.
A good eye for visual design, ability to follow corporate identity guidelines and a strong attention to detail are all desirable.
We are looking to appoint an experienced Web Copywriter to create engaging web content (text, images, audio and video) to ensure that we present the best first impression of the University.
The ideal candidate should have excellent writing skills, with particular expertise in writing for the web, and experience working with and implementing workflow processes. The candidate should be able to convey complex information in a clear, concise and engaging manner, for a variety of audiences. An understanding of accessibility requirements and search engine optimisation would be desirable. The candidate should also have a familiarity with working with media formats for the web (images, video and audio).