Assistant Director of Digital Design and Technology

Posting Number 2023-11417
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/11/2023 3:35 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
Hemispheric Institute
Provostial Centers and Institutes (WS2195)
Compensation Grade
Band 53

Position Summary

Research, develop, design, implement, and oversee all aspects of the design, technology and digital infrastructure that supports the Hemispheric Institute’s large-scale websites, vast archival collections, digital publications, communications, collaborations, and public programs. Lead the Institute team in matters of technology and design and represent the Institute with NYU and external collaborators in these arenas. Plan and implement periodic maintenance, upgrades, and redesign of all websites and platforms in accordance with state-of-the art standards and trends in order to ensure preservation and accessibility over time. Create and implement formats and design to facilitate and streamline staff effectiveness and improve management of project resources and assets. Oversee all information technology services, activities, and performance of technology tools for the Hemispheric Institute.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in web and graphic design or related field

Required Experience:
5+ years relevant experience in advanced web design, management, implementation, and maintenance, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Experience:
Experience in an academic and/or arts environment

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of UX, UI, and IxD design, wireframing
 interface development, interaction design, information architecture and prototyping

Experience with end-to-end design, from strategy and branding to full implementation and maintenance

Familiarity with inclusive and accessible design, including ADA WCAG 2.0 protocols

Experience with design tools such as Adobe CC Sketch and Figma

Advanced knowledge and experience with CMS tools (content management systems) such as JOOMLA! and WordPress

Fluency in HTML, CSS, and other development tools

Experience managing technology and design teams and projects

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with Spanish and/or Portuguese and familiarity with Latin America

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $75,000.00 to USD $125,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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