$42.92-$53.17 hourly / $7,439.12-$9,215.78 monthly / $89,269.44-$110,589.36 annual
Designs, develops, maintains, and modifies a college's or the District Office's Web site and portal and supporting Web pages.
Consults with administrators and department heads to define, design, and implement Web pages and portal, improve existing ones, enhance user experience design, and discuss new directions and technology.
Maintains awareness of District and college policies and management initiatives, and identifies opportunities to use Web and portal technologies to further those initiatives.
Interfaces with technical staff and outside resources to develop and enhance Web presence.
Defines Web presentation standards and content development procedures for Web site and portal.
Works with college and District Office public relations staff to integrate effective marketing, PR, and social media campaigns using established or available web technologies.
Works with portal administrator(s) to develop effective personalization schemes.
Builds consensus and gathers support and signoff on any significant modifications to the Web site and portal of assigned location.
Determines placement of all new information submitted by program areas and develops and maintains a Web information database.
Assists and guides users in the content editing of Web pages.
Designs, creates, and optimizes software-based Web graphics including user interface features, site animation, and special effects elements.
Secures graphics support as needed.
Prepares and makes presentations on Web and portal projects to senior management at the District and/or colleges.
Tests and maintains Web links by implementing Web site management software.
Compiles and analyzes Web page view statistics.
Organizes the navigational structure of the assigned Web site.
Advises and trains users in the design and authoring of Web documents.
Establishes and maintains web site design and style guides.
Researches new Web features and tools that might be useful for authoring documents, for maintaining the Web site, and for expanding online offerings.
Collaborates with Web staff and management at other locations to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the District's network of Web sites.
Serves as a member on a Web advisory team.
Performs related duties as assigned.
A Web Designer designs, develops, maintains, and modifies a college’s or the District Office’s Web site and portal and supporting Web pages. The use of creativity and demonstrated graphic design skills are critical elements of this classification.
A Web Architect designs, develops, and maintains the technical architecture of web-based applications.
General supervision is received from an academic or classified administrator or supervisor. Technical assistance is provided to staff with lower-level technical skills.
Principles and techniques of user-centered Web design and development
Techniques of creating Web pages to meet various accessibility guidelines
Artistic elements of Web design
Effective knowledge and content management techniques and strategies
Techniques for implementing business process improvement using Web-based platforms and technologies
Techniques for Web page design for cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility
Techniques for search engine optimization
Basic database development techniques with respect to database-driven Web sites, particularly using ASP/ADO, JSP, VBScript, Jscript, and PHP
Enterprise Resource Planning systems Enterprise Portal capabilities, including Knowledge Management, iViews, Pages, and Roles
Template-based Web page development
Principles of creative design for experiences, including events, exhibitions, and promotions
Principles of color theory and typography
Project management principles and tools such as Microsoft Project
Principles of computer network operations in a multi-server environment
Operation and use of technical equipment such as hand-held digital cameras and web cameras
New trends and developments in the areas of Web site design, usability, information architecture, and accessibility
Principles of marketing and communications to reach diverse audiences with the goal of delivering specific messages and information
Design, develop, and maintain Web pages using Web development software
Apply creativity in the design of Web pages and portals
Create and maintain knowledge and content management architectures for a large Web site and portal
Design, create, and optimize Web graphics including animation and motion using computer software
Consult with administrators and staff to define, design, and implement new Web pages and improve existing ones
Analyze, evaluate, and edit text for the Web, navigation structures, user interfaces, and other elements necessary to produce an effective Web site
Converts submitted materials to Web documents
Consistently use and promote professional standards and practices related to technology
Actively contribute to a culture of constructive collaboration and innovation with colleagues
Troubleshoot and resolve a variety of Web site linkage, access, and related operational problems
Train users in the design and authoring of Web documents
Meet schedules and timelines
Independently plan and organize work projects
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, faculty, and students
Maintain high levels of customer service satisfaction
Communicate difficult technical concepts in clear and understandable terms, both orally and in writing
Write comprehensive and clear technical procedures, documentation, reports, and communications related to Web navigation and design
Learn the characteristics of new Web page design and development software and equipment and update technical skills to adapt to changing technology
Education and Experience:
A. A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with a major in Web-based communications, graphic design, information technology, or a related field AND one year of recent, full-time, paid experience in the design and development of an educational or business Web site.
B. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND twenty-four semester units from a recognized college or university in Web-based communications, graphic design, information technology, or a related field AND three years of recent, full-time, paid experience in the design and development of an educational or business Web site.
C. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND five years of recent, full-time, paid experience in the design and development of an educational or business Web site.
Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.