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UX Designer / Drupal Developer

Interlochen, MI

Company Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org.

  

Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:

 

Interlochen Arts Academy

Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.

 

Interlochen Arts Camp

Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.

 

Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.

 

Interlochen Public Radio

Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix

News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington

Streaming online at ipr.interlochen.org.  Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.

 

Interlochen Presents

Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters.

 


Job Description

The Media and Engagement department of Interlochen Center for the Arts is charged with implementing a set of strategic initiatives that articulate a clear commitment to creating a vibrant world-connected campus that seamlessly links the world of the arts and education with people and programs. In order to execute these strategies. Interlochen’s online brand must be actively and aggressively maintained and expanded. To this end, Interlochen is seeking a user experience (UX) designer who is experienced with Drupal -- or a Drupal developer with a user experience design background -- to work on all our web sites and initiatives.

Major Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Participate as a key team member the upgrade of our interlochen.org website from Drupal 6 to 7, both from a design and development perspective. This project is just starting.
  • Serve as a technological point person and administrator for Interlochen’s web properties.
  • Develop custom pages and modules as required to meet functional requirements not readily available from Drupal or its community.
  • Work with IT, Marketing, and our hosting vendor to ensure excellent site performance on a range of devices.

Qualifications

Candidates for this position should have expereince or knowledge in:

  • User experience design
  • Drupal 6 and 7 
  • Responsive design

Additional Information

Compensation and Benefits: 

A competitive salary and benefit package is being offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Deadline is January 1, 2013

 

Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence, and references will not be contacted without the permission of the applicant.