Web Designer

ProMarket, the publication of the Stigler Center for the Study of the State and the Economy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, is looking to hire a student web designer to overhaul its website. The position is temporary, part-time, and remote. We anticipate 40 hours of work spread over two months from the start date. The position will pay $30-40/hour based on experience. 

Position Requirements:

The web designer will be responsible for enhancing the front and back end of our website, which is hosted on WordPress. These enhancements include, but are not exclusive to, SEO, loading speeds, search, readability, and layout. The web designer will be tasked with identifying other areas in need of improvement. The web designer will work closely with ProMarket’s editors to redesign the website’s layout, with particular attention to its home page. As such the ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Demonstrable experience with WordPress and web design
  • Familiarity with SEO
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of HTML and javascript
  • The ability to identify additional needs and offer solutions 

Nice to have, but not essential:

  • Graphic design, including familiarity with image editing tools such as Photoshop

  • Previous experience working for a media company or publication

To apply for this position, please email your resume to promarket@chicagobooth.edu. Please identify either in your resume or in the email body previous websites and relevant projects you have worked on.

Research Assistant 

Research assistants’ work varies greatly depending on the project, but may include data entry and library searches, data management and statistical estimations, helping set up online surveys or computer studies, or summarizing information from sources in languages other than English. Projects may be short-term or long-term, and some projects may require special skills, while others may be suitable for those without prior research experience. (Note: you must be a current University of Chicago student for this position.)

The Stigler Center seeks University of Chicago student RA support with varying volume and frequency throughout the year. After an applicant submits an RA application form, they will be added to an active directory of students interested in serving as Stigler Center research assistants. Our team will reach out to suitable candidates for projects as they become available.