Web Developer Digital Scholarship

This position will actively collaborate with faculty in the creation of web-based forms of digital scholarship. Primary platforms include WordPress, Omeka, and additional tools developed by ECDS. Demonstrated experience in coordinating digital projects is necessary; this includes providing varying degrees of project management. Teaching workshops and classes, as well as offering informational sessions is also important. Holding an advanced degree in a related field is desirable.

Designs and creates intuitive and applicable user experiences through information architecture, graphic design and user interface development for websites and applications.

Conducts research through analysis of current behaviors and future needs, interviewing key stakeholders and target audiences, and studying leading practices and emerging trends. Identifies and documents user and technical requirements.

Develops production quality mock-ups and clickable prototypes as well as production ready graphics, interfaces, templates, and sites. Develops final production XHTML and CSS code and web templates and implements solutions within publishing environments.

Consults with stakeholders and users to determine cost effective and high quality solutions and advises on the feasibility and direction for website initiatives. Evaluates the usability of designs through usability testing and personal expertise. May act as a liaison between the department/division and contractors to ensure the expected level of quality with deliverables. Performs related responsibilities as required.

A bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in the design and development of websites or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Graphic design, user interface design and/or information architecture experience preferred.

Diversity Statement

Emory Libraries recognize diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values integral to achieving our mission to enrich the quality of life and advance intellectual discovery by connecting people of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We champion an inclusive work environment through competency training, reassurance of personal growth, restorative communication practices, and diverse recruitment and retention. We offer exhibits, collections, programming, and research assistance that speaks to the rich needs and identities of patrons from the Emory community and beyond. We encompass opportunities that strengthen these values. We invite you to bring your true self to the library and feel welcomed when you arrive.


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