Web Designer (Front End)


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Southern New Hampshire University is currently seeking a passionate, skilled and talented Web Designer (front-end) to join our collaborative team in order to design, develop, maintain and improve SNHU’s web experiences. We are looking for an individual who shares our tenacity and perseverance and will demonstrate a strong commitment to integrity and ethics.

This role provides a variety of Web application design, development, and maintenance services for an innovative university and will be instrumental in improving the functionality and effectiveness of the university web properties with a laser focus on detail . They will provide support and guidance to fellow design and development team members.

This role requires the versatility to work well independently and/or within a team; providing design and technical staff assistance, as needed.

Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Assist executing the UXD strategy for Marketing’s web properties by designing and developing mobile-first responsive web controls, as part of a Design System that unifies SNHU’s public-facing online brand
  • Assist in the design, development and maintenance of SNHU’s Design System
  • Relentlessly aspire to improve and have a positive, can-do attitude while pushing the limits of the status quo every day through innovation, forward thinking, creativity and risk-taking
  • Ensure that web controls meet ADA/WCAG standards for accessibility (a11y)
  • Be mindful of UX/SEO guidelines and CRO data to inform designs, while collaborating with these teams to create experiments for lead driving tests
  • Communicate effectively and accurately with team leads and project managers to facilitate on-time deliverables
  • Manage code in a version control system
  • Help to define standards and best practices for front-end development architecture and UI patterns
  • Perform informal code reviews and validate changes within pull requests
  • Accurately scope and estimate design and front-end deliverables
  • Contribute, develop, and follow detailed technical specifications
  • Build web pages and site templates
  • Attendance, punctuality, reliability and onsite presence are essential functions of this role
  • Other duties, responsibilities or activities may be assigned at any time with or without notice

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of web design and front-end development experience delivering websites, software applications or products
  • Experience designing and developing for a Design System
  • Experience in website redesign
  • Experience with mobile-first responsive design and development
  • Strong front-end development skills utilizing PUG, HTML5, CSS/Sass and JS
  • Proficient at writing reusable and modular code
  • Experience with major web browsers and cross-browser/cross-device debugging skills
  • Experience in writing dynamic web interfaces
  • Experience with front-end build automation systems such as Grunt or Gulp
  • Experience with JavaScript libraries such as jQuery, Angular or React
  • Experience with front-end boiler plates such as Bootstrap or Foundation
  • Experience in using version control systems such as GIT, SVN, TFS, Azure DevOps

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a design or technical area, including graphic, industrial, human factor, human-computer interaction design or the equivalent in education and experience
  • Familiarity with design and prototyping applications (UXPin, Sketch, Adobe CC or comparable)
  • Familiarity with Scrum or Agile Software Development
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics, Personalization and A/B testing
  • Working knowledge of any enterprise level CMS

Please include a web design portfolio with an example(s) of design work and code that you have written that you feel demonstrates the value that you would bring to the team

Work Hours:

Typically Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm with flexibility to meet business demands as needed.

A background check is required for employment.

Why Join SNHU?
Ours is a dynamic environment where innovation is encouraged—and ideas are welcomed. We believe in one another’s potential, and we focus on creating a positive community where collaboration, belonging, and growth are valued.

SNHU employees are a team in every sense. Separately, we understand that each individual brings unique experiences, perspectives, and ideas to create a vibrant work environment. Together we share common values of honesty, acceptance, and accountability working as a unified force toward a common goal: to transform the lives of learners.

As a global leader in education, we strive for a workforce that reflects the individual differences of our learning community. We believe that our employees can be their best selves when they can be their true selves. Therefore, we are committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion in which all of our employees feel welcomed, valued, and empowered. We’re proud to have been recognized as a Great College to Work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education every year since it's inception.

By joining our team, you join us in our vision. Together, we’ll shape the future of education by transforming lives—beginning with yours.


Experience designing and developing for a Design System years


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Company name: Southern New Hampshire University

Address: Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Position: Web Designer (Front End)


Posted: 2 years ago

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