Web Content Designer

University of Southampton - Digital Media

We are looking for a Web Content Designer who will:

  • Help us create high-quality search optimised web content
  • Design and maintain site structures using data and user testing
  • Create an exemplary user experience for our core audiences
  • Enable us to achieve our ‘simply better’ University strategy

You will be a:

  • Champion of user needs
  • Skillful content writer
  • Self-motivated problem solver
  • Practised designer of information
  • Knowledge sharing collaborator

About the team

You will be joining our Digital Content Team of six full-time Web Content Designers and Digital Media Assistants. Together, we are responsible for the content, structure and usability of the University’s web presence which gets on average 19k visitors per day.

It is an exciting time to join our team of Web Content Designers. Our Content Team has experienced recent growth, plus our web presence is recognised as a vital strategic tool for the University and is benefiting from renewed backing and investment.

About the role

As Web Content Designer, you would be responsible for:

  • Writing and designing user-focused content
  • Contributing specialist knowledge to campaigns
  • Conducting research to assess the effectiveness of content
  • Maintaining content at all stages of its lifecycle
  • Using data and insights to improve layout and information architecture
  • Commissioning and manipulating imagery

Please see our job description and person specification for details of all essential and desirable criteria, including what you will be accountabilities and responsibilities.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Elsa Samwell (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 896017GR-R on all correspondence.

Please note: The University will be closed from Friday 22 December 2017 to Wednesday 3 January 2018, so we will not be able to assist you with any application queries during this time.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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