Web Designer (Web Administrator II - III)
Job #: 2022-84
- TWC Job #: 15246090
- Opening Date: 4/26/2022
- Travel Required: NA
- Monthly Salary: $3,763.17 - $5,000.00/mo
- Position Location: Austin, Texas
- Group Step: B20 - B22
- Class: 0301 - 0302
Veterans, Reservists or members of the Guard can compare this position to Military Occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office.
Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application.
Only interviewed applicants will receive notice of the final disposition of the selection process.
OOG employees applying for a position in the same pay group, if selected, will be laterally transferred with a maximum increase in salary of 3.4%.
- Defined Retirement Benefit Plan.
- Optional 401(k) and 457 accounts.
- Medical Insurance - State pays 100% of the health plan premium for eligible full-time employees and 50% of the premium for their eligible dependents. State pays 50% of the eligible part-time employee’s premium and 25% for eligible dependents.
- Optional Benefits such as dental, vision, and life insurance.
- 8 hours sick leave per month and 8 hours vacation leave per month with potential to earn more with longevity. Part-time employee’s hours are proportional with no longevity.
- Telework Program – telework opportunities are available upon request. Reliable internet is required. Alternate work schedules and telework may be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview process.
The Web Designer works within the Office of the Governor, Information Services Division, and reports to the Director of Information Services. Performs complex (journey-level) to highly complex (senior-level) web design and development work to maintain and update the layout, visual appearance, accessibility and usability for the Office of the Governor web sites. Work involves coordinating web environment design, deployment, development, and maintenance activities. Skillfully and creatively develops, recommends and maintains high quality and creative web content and database interfaces. Effectively manages public web connections. Designs and recommends creative graphics. Works under general to limited supervision, with moderate to considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
- Plans, designs, develops, implements, maintains and provides continuing technical support for internal and external websites.
- Analyzes and makes recommendations for website enhancements and optimizations to improve user experience.
- Develops and maintains web pages that are consistent with the Office of the Governor’s marketing, brand and public outreach programs and practice.
- Analyzes the layout of Internet and intranet pages for efficiency and effectiveness; prepares graphics, text, and tables; and determines the size and arrangements of illustrative material and copy.
- Consults with agency staff on content development for the Governor’s website.
- Develops, implements, and maintains internal web-related projects, including assisting with contract writing, project management, and user interface design, etc.
- Analyzes, evaluates, and makes recommendations concerning existing information technology, systems processes and the development of new procedures, standards, tools, and techniques.
- Develops and maintains technology infrastructure across multimedia platforms for the agency.
- Develops, designs, and implements web pages and applications that are aesthetically pleasing to a targeted and diverse audience and have logical and simple navigation flow in a timely flow.
- Provides expert and reliable technical assistance and consultation to OOG staff.
- Codes documents suitable for web publication.
- Organizes and maintains all files, templates and archives using industry authoring, programming and scripting tools.
- Identifies and determines users’ needs and develops strategies, goals, and web pages that meet those needs.
- Manages technical programming, web site design and daily operations, including developing, implementing and disseminating web procedures agency-wide.
- Interacts and communicates with the agency’s information management team or hosting agency to address hardware or software issues affecting web sites.
- Stays abreast of cutting-edge web technologies to support the existing and future operations of the agency’s Internet communication system and venue.
- Maintains regular work schedule.
- Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Web Administrator II
- Graduation from a two-year college with a degree in web design or web development.
Web Administrator III
- Graduation from a two-year college with a degree in web design or web development; and
- One (1) year of recent experience in designing and maintaining websites.
Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.
Experience in HTML and CSS, adhering to web standards developing content and experience performing conceptual and creative work.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements
- Extensive knowledge of HTML and CSS.
- Knowledge of computer operating systems, industry standards, and applications.
- Knowledge of Internet technology and tools including web scripting languages and website management, responsive design, browser compatibility, and URL re-writing.
- Knowledge of Windows, IIS, and content management systems (WordPress, Expression Engine).
- Knowledge of graphic design.
- Skill in the use of computer and applicable software.
- Skill in attention to detail.
- Ability to hand code HTML and CSS.
- Ability to design, schedule, test, and install web pages.
- Ability to develop web content that meets all accessibility requirements for people with disabilities using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.
- Ability to work flexible hours as needed.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with agency staff.
- Ability to effectively communicate.
Registration, Certification or Licensure
Valid Texas Driver’s License.
Physical Requirements and/or Working Conditions
This classification functions in a standard office environment. Ability to move up to 30 Ibs. Ability to drive and travel as needed. Will need to move about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, set up conference rooms for meetings, etc. Must be able to communicate and exchange accurate information via phone, computer and in person. Must be able to observe and evaluate data in a variety of formats, including hard copy, electronic and media formats. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Work with overlapping projects and deadlines. Work as a team member. Have direct customer contact. Work with sensitive and confidential information. Must be able to work hours during a legislative session that include holidays and as needed.
How to Apply
Applications are received only through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed. Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources office as early as possible in the application/employment process.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit www.sss.gov. View a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report.
Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process
Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should email the OOG’s Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager or call 512-463-5873 in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.
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