State of Washington Classified Job Specification
WEB DESIGNER & UI/UX SPECIALIST 2
Class Series Concept
Consults with customers and provides recommendations on the most appropriate methods and techniques of designing and producing materials targeted toward a specific audience or persona;
Collaborates with an IT development team for complex functionality requiring the use of programming languages and application of security considerations and data handling submissions;
Analyzes requirements for information architecture to create wireframes that illustrate appropriate aesthetics for user experience; illustrate design ideas using storyboards, wire frames, process flows and sitemaps;
Troubleshoots, researches and resolves complex website issues;
Optimizes content for improved search functionality; reviews the application of relevant key words and tags;
Designs and develops organization website and social media enhancement; defines and refines user personas;
Implements, tests, and modifies dashboards or web analytics tools;
Designs and executes reports that capture target metrics or reporting requirements for specific web sites; conducts heuristic evaluations;
Leads small to medium sized projects impacting multiple programs, departments, and/or jurisdictions;
May lead or supervise lower-level web design staff;
Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to: work cooperatively with staff and co-workers; express technical ideas clearly to non-technical audience; analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative data; understand cultural diversity and how it applies to online communication.
Three years of progressive professional experience in web design including accessibility requirements, mobility compatibility, User Centered Design methodologies, social media, search fundamentals, usability testing, surveys, and content management systems.
Portfolio demonstrating progressive professional experience in web design including accessibility requirements, cultural diversity, mobility compatibility, User Centered Design methodologies, social media, search fundamentals, usability testing, surveys, and content management systems.