State of Washington Classified Job Specification
WEB DESIGNER & UI/UX SPECIALIST 1
Class Series Concept
Positions in this series are involved in design, maintenance, and administration of digital user interfaces, User Centered Design best practices including usability testing and internal-facing intranet or external-facing internet web content. Focus of the work is website layout, content and brand management, UI/UX design, navigation and search fundamentals, and ongoing functionality administration.
Collaborates with business and technical staff in applying established visual standards and branding to the design of the organization’s web applications;
Troubleshoots, researches and resolves basic website issues and incident tickets;
Applies state and federal accessibility and customer requirements in the design and maintenance of websites, tests website for accessibility issues and makes routine adjustments;
Monitors web content for compliance with brand and style guidelines; consistent use of modules and navigation elements, optimized photos and graphic elements and search fundamentals;
Provides training and guidance to staff or customers on website policies, posting standards, and approval process for publishing;
Converts design mockups to HTML or constructs in content management system using predefined modules and styles;
Maintains content on organization website(s) and social media account(s); responds to posting requests/changes/edits, reviews and publishes content;
Applies software updates and maintains website documentation and URL registrations;
Performs other duties as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to: work cooperatively with staff and co-workers; express technical ideas clearly to non-technical audiences; analyze and interpret data; understand cultural diversity and how it applies to online communication.
One year of experience in web design.