Job Details

Web Designer


A freelance web designer with WordPress expertise is needed to design and implement the front end of an open educational resources (OER) repository and discovery web application. Core workflows and simple wireframes for the public-facing segment of this catalog-style application exist, and the designer will work from these documents. The designer will be responsible for creating a visually appealing and user-friendly design for the application, including elements such as graphics, images, and responsive layouts. The designer will ensure that the final product is accessible to all users across a wide range of devices. The designer will meet up to three times with the project team to understand the team’s vision, analyze existing workflows and wireframes, and create a design that meets the needs provided. High proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is required.  All work will be done remotely. 


  • Three options for a visually appealing and user-friendly layout for the catalog website. 

  • A final design that meets the team's vision and requirements. 

  • A final design that meets the branding requirements of Johns Hopkins University 

  • A project-specific design style guide with guidelines for typography, color scheme, and overall visual design. 

  • A responsive design that adapts to different screen sizes and devices. 

  • A final design that is optimized for web performance and accessibility. 

  • A web design that reflects WCAG 2.1 guidelines at the AA level of compliance. 

  • HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code for the website. 

  • All necessary design source files in PSD or vector format as applicable. 

  • Documentation that details the design process and decisions. 

  • Documentation for how to use and maintain the front-end code. 

Client Description 

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (BSPH) is a team of instructional design, web development, and media production professionals who support the educational mission of BSPH and its faculty. CTL has a long history of producing open educational resources (OER) and open courses.  CTL is committed to providing open, inclusive, and accessible learning experiences that reflect the values of Johns Hopkins University.