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Design Director

Design Director Position - Wausau, WI

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answer user inquiries and requests concerning the websites from users within and outside of the company.
  • Work with the staff in launching any new station website. Ensure that any new station website functions properly through rigorous testing.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the website(s) runs as efficiently as possible and will monitor statistics to assure maximum usability and functionality.
  • Stay abreast of any industry-wide changes in design philosophy and any new tools and technologies being used for Web design.
  • May be involved in the expansion of website/intranet functionality to improve performance and usability.
Development Team
  • Assist in setting design and development project priorities.
  • Manage sprints to make sure all team members have enough to work on and each sprints has a good mixture of tasks from top priority projects, important bug fixes and other small updates.
  • Review the work other web development team members to ensure it meets requirements and doesn't introduce new issues.
  • Ensure our project's style guide is accurate. This ensures not only the look and feel of the sites remain consistent but the implementation does as well.
  • Gather project requirements by interviewing and surveying our staff and users when needed.
  • Test software and recruit staff to test software before development.
Web Designers
  • Oversee all web designers and their work
  • Have one-on-one meetings with all designers to make sure they are aware of changes to our guidelines, processes or the CMS they use everyday.
  • Provide guidance and training in design and day-to-day situations/communication
  • Set design guidelines to ensure designs and design processes are consistent across company
  • Frequently analyze and improve guidelines, modes of communication and workflows the designer
Web Ad Design
  • Oversee web ad design process and help make adjustments to improve communications and efficiency
  • Ensure we keep up with industry ad design standards
Client Website Service
  • Develop workflows and guidelines for client web design projects
  • Research third-party products and services to use in project workflow
  • Train team members working on these projects
  • Meet with clients to guide the design and development process
Send your cover letter and resume to Vice-President/Digital Operations, Andy Gille at andy.gille@mwcradio.com.

Midwest Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice.

(01-18-19)

Send materials to: Andy Gille, VP/Digital Operations
Midwest Communications
557 Scott St
Wausau, WI 54403

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