Sydney, New South Wales
Open Colleges is one of Australia’s oldest and largest providers of distance learning. Established in 1910, Open Colleges has delivered education and training to more than 700,000 Australians.
Today, Open Colleges is a dynamic and innovative organisation delivering over 130 accredited and unaccredited courses spanning health care, community services, business and management, finance and accounting, technology, languages and creative industries.
Open Colleges focuses on meeting the needs of adult learners by providing highly flexible, accessible and affordable education and training. OpenSpace – our virtual campus – is an integral part of the learning experience at Open Colleges.
Open Colleges is looking for a middle-weight web designer to join their vibrant and growing marketing team.
The role will necessitate an in-depth awareness in designing for the digital landscape. Proven experience in expressing brands online and optimising websites including landing pages and user-pathways for conversion are the order of the day.
From a design and usability perspective, experience in designing websites, landing-pages and EDM’s is important.
Experience in designing and optimising for mobile devices is also a prerequisite. Experience in using CMS’s is also a valuable skill-set.
There would be a wide and interesting number of projects to work on. With a portfolio of over 130 courses there is always the need for producing additional course and marketing assets.
Example projects include:
•Designing and creating microsites, promotional landing pages, edm’s and the deployment of these assets.
•Maintaining and updating Open Colleges websites
•Designing marketing and brand positioning material
This position would suit an experienced mid to senior level web/digital designer with experience in either a marketing or agency environment looking to move into a position with creative autonomy and responsibility across a wide area of projects and platforms.
If you want an opportunity to work in a team that rewards creativity and innovative thinking, with successful growth and a long-term opportunity for autonomous work then we would be delighted to hear from you.
•Web & Graphic Design, Website Development (front-end) and formatting of new and existing Open Colleges websites
•Designing and coding online campaign material including eDMs, landing pages and designing and working with developers in the rollout of microsites.
•Maintenance and updating of existing websites
Key Performance Indicators:
•Accuracy and standard of design and coding (W3C compliant code)
•Delivery of project elements according to timelines and objectives as mutually agreed by the team
•Demonstrate understanding of the Open Colleges’ culture and values
Key Attributes & Experience:
•Minimum 3+ years digital design experience
•Good communication skills
•Skilled in standards compliant, cross-browser compatible HTML and CSS coding
•Experience in working with and designing / optimising payment gateways and e-commerce etc
•Working knowledge of JQuery focusing on customization and implementation
•Excellent time-management skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines
•Creative and innovative flair
•Email (eDM) design and coding experience
•Understanding of UI design for various platforms including tablet and mobile
•Adobe CS5 in Photoshop and Illustrator.
•Working knowledge of InDesign viewed favorably
•Motivated, positive attitude and work ethic
•Experience working with Drupal, WordPress or similar PHP based CMSs
•Experience with implementing and optimising responsive designs for websites
•Basic knowledge of SEO
•Excellent understanding of UX design, usability and accessibility
•Up-to-date with the latest online design and development trends
Relevant qualifications and experience
Full time position is on offer and an attractive salary will be negotiated with the successful candidate, commensurate with the experience.
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