Employment Opportunities

Students

Student Website Content & Design Manager (Fall 2019 & Spring 2020)

(Time: 10-16 hours per week. Pay: $20/hour)

 

The Website Content & Design Manager will help maintain and update the Blum Center websites and contribute to the Center’s web and design-related special projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In coordination with Blum Center staff, implement a web content strategy that aligns with the Center’s wider goals
  • Routinely update and manage the Center’s websites, including pages, posts, widgets, menus, and other features.
  • Upon request, create design prototypes, including graphic design, site navigation, and content layout
  • Ensure that the layout of the content is accessible and logical; recommend improvements if necessary
  • Perform maintenance, detect bugs, and install updates to websites as needed

Qualifications

  • At least two years of experience in web design, content management, and maintenance
  • Intermediate to advanced WordPress experience, intermediate to advanced knowledge of CSS, PHP, and HTML.
  • Solid understanding of concepts and principles of digital media and social media strategies
  • Demonstrated portfolio of website design/development projects
  • Knowledge of current web design trends and techniques
  • Attention to detail, customer-service orientation, and creativity in problem-solving
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Time management and organizational skills 

If you would like to apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Tamara Straus, Director of Communications, at tstraus@berkeley.edu.

Student Website Developer (Fall 2019)

(Time: 20 hours per week. Pay: $30/hour)

The Website Developer is responsible for executing the redesign of the Big Ideas Contest website and contributing to high level website development projects for the Blum Center.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement the website redesign process, engaging stakeholders, presenting design options, and developing an agreed-upon framework
  • Create sitemap for content structure toward the Blum Center’s goals, wireframes that define usability and content layout, designs that reflect branding requirements, and development management for content management 
  • Create high level design prototypes, including graphic design, site navigation, and layout of content, for the Center’s websites
  • Test websites and identify technical problems

Qualifications

  • Four years of experience in web design and maintenance, including advanced WordPress development experience and advanced knowledge of CSS, PHP, and HTML
  • Ability to multitask with strict time constraints, budgets, and organization goals
  • Demonstrated portfolio of advanced website design/development projects
  • Knowledge of current web-design trends and techniques
  • Attention to detail, customer-service orientation, and creativity in problem solving

If you would like to apply, please send resume and cover letter to Phillip Denny, Big Ideas Director, at pdenny@berkeley.edu.

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