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User Interface Designer

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Position Details

Position Information

Vacancy Type Temporary
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title User Interface Designer
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range $11/hour (undergraduate student rate) or $15/hour (graduate student rate)
Position Number 25nym134
Work Schedule Varies. 10-15 hours between 8 AM - 5 PM, M-F.
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) .25
Department 250101 - NCSU Libraries
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

The User Interface Designer will work with members of the Digital Library Initiatives department to improve the usability of NCSU Libraries web applications that support archival research and the management of special collections in the Libraries.

The successful candidate will:

-Work with developers to address specific user interface design challenges in open source web applications
-Prototype interface solutions for evaluation and user testing
-Work with existing front-end frameworks in developing UI design solutions
-Provide working HTML and CSS code that can be integrated into applications
-Assist in establishing design conventions that can be applied to multiple projects

No phone calls, emails, or walk-ins please.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education
Departmental Required Skills

-Graduate or undergraduate student status
-Demonstrated proficiency in designing forms and other interface elements for web sites and/or applications
-Interest in user-centered design
-Proficiency with HTML and CSS
-Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
-Excellent communication skills

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

-Experience using front end development frameworks such as Foundation or Bootstrap
-Experience using version control systems like Git and GitHub

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please attach a resume and cover letter.

Job Open Date 01/26/2018
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you currently enrolled as a undergraduate or graduate student?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents