User Experience Analyst

Texas A&M University


Date: 1 week ago
City: College Station, TX
Contract type: Full time
Texas A&M University
Job Title
User Experience Analyst


Agency
Texas A&M Engineering


Department
Engineering Communications Group


Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate


Job Location
College Station, Texas


Job Type
Staff


Job Description


The User Experience Analyst is responsible for designing innovative digital solutions and coordinating the measurement and tracking around key performance indicators (KPI) for Texas A&M University College of Engineering and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) marketing and communications activities. This includes working with Google Analytics and other tools to enhance search engine optimization (SEO), and to inform decision makers within Texas A&M Engineering about advertising and outreach. Additional responsibilities include working with developers on new approaches to dynamic web design and collaborating with web content strategists and strategic marketing teams within Texas A&M Engineering. Analytics data collected will inform strategic planning and decision-making to ensure effective content placement and implementation of marketing strategies



Responsibilities:


UX/UI Design:


  • Creates digital designs for new sites, site redesigns and site templates. Leads the team in deploying fresh, dynamic and trending digital design concepts across Texas A&M Engineering web channels.

  • Provides basic feedback to web developers specific to site functionality and UX layout coding. Maintains the appearance of websites by enforcing design standards.



Web Analytics:


  • Creates and supplies reports and/or dashboards for executive members and external users regarding web analytics. Leads Google Analytics and other digital and web analytic tools to monitor marketing effectiveness across Texas A&M Engineering channels.

  • Collaborates with all members within Texas A&M Engineering Communications to create a cohesive and centralized data resource. Is responsible for coordinating the measurement and tracking around key performance indicators (KPI) for marketing and communications activities.



Strategic Counsel and Planning:


  • Provides strategic counsel across Texas A&M Engineering. Develops strategies and implements new features and tools across analytics and other platforms.

  • Manages internal and external strategy and analytics to support the mission of Texas A&M Engineering. Implements and recommends tools and facilitates data-driven discussions.



Recommendations:


  • Makes recommendations according to analytics across Engineering Communications units.

  • Informs marketing manager and prospective student outreach teams on the best channels and placement.



Information Awareness:


  • Increases awareness and knowledge of emerging media trends and technological advances.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.




Required Education:


  • Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent combination of training and experience.




Required Experience:


  • Five years of experience in Digital or Web Design, Analytics, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), or Web Strategy.




Preferred Education:


  • Masters or higher degree in an applicable field.




Preferred Experience:


  • Significant experience in Analytics, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Web Strategy and implementation.




Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Ability to do controlled experiments for marketing and engagement purposes.

  • Ability to create data reports and find trends and communicate those effectively.

  • Proficiency with Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics UA and GA4, Data Studio and or similar applications.

  • Proficiency with web analytics tools such as CrazyEgg

  • Basic understanding of user experience design best practices and working knowledge of HTML and CSS.

  • Working knowledge of the implementation and limitations of analytic tools implementation in college and TEES websites.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels both internally and externally.

  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.

  • Familiarity with content SEO.

  • Nuanced understanding of digital experience technologies from both marketer and consumer point of view, with awareness of developing trends and IT solutions.

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including Adobe XD.

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

  • Proficiency in Google platform, including Google Analytics, Google Search, Google MyBusiness, Google Insights and Google Ads.




Preferred Licenses and Certifications:


  • Google Analytics Certification




All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check



Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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