Steele


Office: Pennington House first floor.

Webmaster

Responsibilities

Working in concert with the Juniata Office of Marketing, I am the main architect for all top-level website design. Specifically, I am in charge of writing website content that conforms to AP style, is coded in semantic HTML, adheres to the WCAG "AA" accessibility standards, and meets current SEO best-practices and follows Juniata’s branding protocol and style guidelines.

I am in charge of creating, editing and optimizing digital images for the Web in accord with HTML5, WCAG “AA,” SEO, and Juniata style and branding standards.
I supervise the Digital Marketing Specialist along with a team of students to perform the following tasks.

Design, develop, and maintain front and back-end development of juniata.edu and its microsites. Skills used include image editing in Adobe Photoshop, developing in HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery, and responsive design utilizing the Zurb Foundation framework.

I assist with IT related projects which require us to test, proof, and install software to help the Juniata community, and present individual and group training sessions to prepare staff to utilize new software. I also serve on several technology committees.

Biography

Adam Steele is originally from Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. Prior to attending Juniata, Adam spent 4 years in the U.S. Army as a Switching Systems Operator/Maintainer which is the equivalent to Network Administrator.

Adam’s training and assignments in the U.S. Army, Signal Corps provided him with several years of personnel, administration and leadership experience. Upon leaving active duty for the reserves, Adam began attending Juniata to further his knowledge in networking and information technology. During his time at Juniata, Adam developed several websites for local businesses, which led to him pursuing a career in web development and programming.

Adam was hired in 2014 as the Digital Marketing Specialist. Prior to working at Juniata, he worked in web development at New Pig Corp and continues to freelance with his partner Laura Hess '11 at Thoughtful Design. At Juniata, Adam hopes to continue to make the website more useful to students and alumni.