Web Content/Design Assistant

Job Description

SFD student content/design assistants help build and maintain websites for College of Humanities and Sciences departments, programs, projects, and centers as well as other campus and off-campus clients.  SFD designers provide creative design for logos, postcards, posters, and other forms of advertising and communications.   Designers also assist in evaluating website compliance with UM, CHS, and accessibility standards, content management, and other tasks as necessary. Desiginers work closely with developers and communicate directly with clients during all phases of projects.

Projects and tasks will initially include content layout and updates and evaluating website compliance with UM, H&S, and accessibility standards.  As training progresses, there will be opportunities to expand into design and other skill sets.

This is a great opportunity for long-term employment with practical experience.


Primary Qualification:  Demonstrated ability to produce design for print or web applications.

Other Qualifications:

  • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and other design tools.
  • Familiarity with markup languages (HTML and CSS).
  • Design or art background.
  • Ability to communicate technical information in a clear and professional manner.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.

An initial training period will focus on skills enhancement, office practices, and web standards.


Work study preferred

Hours:  12-17 hours/week (potentially more over the summer)

Must be registered for at least 6 credits