Web Content & Digital Media Manager - Art Bridges Foundation

Job Title

Web Content and Digital Media Manager

Job Description

Art Bridges is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual to join the team as a Web Content and Digital Media Manager. The ideal teammate will be an experienced web content manager with skills in user-centered design, web interaction design, web accessibility, and SEO.

About the Position
You’ll join a top-notch team and manage the Art Bridges website daily, designing new pages, redesigning older content, and ensuring content is published in a timely way and that the user experience is positive. You will coordinate with a diverse group of content stakeholders, outside graphic designers, communication firm, and partners. This role also may from time to time act in an advisory capacity to our regional museum partners.

What you will do
You will be in a unique position to shape Art Bridges web and digital presence and develop a long-term digital strategy. Art Bridges is currently building a new website and has engaged web and digital design firm Bluecadet. You will also be responsible for maintaining Art Bridges web content development and media management standards across all digital media resources, including the website, newsletter, social media, in-gallery digital interactives, and other forms of electronic communications.

• Web page design wireframes and prototypes
• Coordinate with graphics designers, communications firms, and content stakeholders to proofread content and create/manage digital media assets (images, video, audio)
• Work with digital design firm to build out and enter content for new website
• Manage information architecture and site navigation
• Coordinate with the Art Bridges CEO to define and schedule work
• Adhere to the brand standards of the organization and the creative direction set by the communications and marketing teams
• Develop responsive mobile-first web page designs and test across browsers, platforms, and screen sizes/orientations
• Collaborate with stakeholders to review and revise plans for digital communications including websites and social media
• Establish and promote user interface and user experience guidelines, best practices, and standards
• Perform content audits, keeping track of outdated/expired content
• Set and maintain SEO standards and practice
• Establish and maintain accessibility practices for all digital properties in coordination with digital content and experience stakeholders
• Analyze and report site use metrics for stakeholders using Google Analytics, Tag Manager.
• Collaborate with Art Bridges’ marketing vendors in reporting analytics
• Other duties as assigned

Who we are looking for
You are a strong and empathetic listener and are able to respond to the needs of museum professionals at every level, from small to large institutions. You have experience in museum education and evaluation. You have a network of peers in the industry that you can leverage as a resource.

Personal attributes that support your success
• A great sense of humor, and a passion for the power of the arts
• Enthusiasm about joining an organization that’s new, evolving, and poised to have major impact on the art museum field
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to “self-start” and exhibit a high degree of initiative
• Ability to multi-task and think critically in a busy work environment
• Able to creatively and effectively problem solve

Additional Helpful Experience Includes
• 3+ years of experience in web content management
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field
• Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, Adobe AfterEffects
• Experience with Javascript, SASS, JADE, or other preprocessors
• Experience as part of a mid-to-large-sized creative team
• Work on a major website redesign and content migration
• Experience with Digital Asset Management systems
• Experience managing digital content for performing arts and/or cultural heritage organizations

Physical demands
• In the work environments described below, position requires working at desk/workstation and utilizing a computer for prolonged periods of time.

Work environment
• Work will be performed in an office environment. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

About Art Bridges
Art Bridges is a new foundation, founded by Alice Walton, whose mission is to share outstanding examples of American art with those that have limited access to them. Art Bridges organizes and administrates exhibitions of American art for display at public and academic art museums of all sizes. These exhibitions draw from Art Bridges’ growing collection, and the collections of partner institutions, foundations, and private collectors.

The exhibitions supported by Art Bridges are engaging, content-rich, and include in-depth educational and interpretive materials. They range from single-object loans to fully developed thematic exhibitions, and include support for programming, community outreach, audience engagement, and meaningful evaluation.

In this highly collaborative work environment, the duties of all Art Bridges team members will evolve over time to accommodate a new, growing organization. The duties are complex in nature and require considerable discretion in the handling of confidential information and financial matters.

Art Bridges is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, among other things or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Basic Qualifications

• 3+ years of work experience in web information and page design
• Experience with Wordpress or similar template-based web content management system of equivalent sophistication
• Proven ability to drive complex content development and publication efforts involving multiple stakeholders (including external vendors) to successful and timely conclusions
• Proficiency in web interaction and web page design demonstrating a mobile-first approach
• Proficiency with website design tools such as wireframing and interaction design applications (e.g., Sketch or Balsamiq) and photo editors (e.g., Photoshop).
• Proficiency in HTML and CSS
• Experience creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and sitemaps
• Experience developing and redesigning website information architectures and site navigation
• Experience with one or more forms of formal project management methods (e.g., WBS, Kanban) and tools (e.g., SmartSheets, MS Project)
• Comfortable working closely with and taking feedback from graphic design and web development team members
• Excellent visual design skills with an exceptional eye for detail
• Up-to-date with the latest Web design and digital content management trends, techniques, and technologies