Senior Web Developer- Designer
FEGS - New York, NY

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Award-winning media/communications department of a major New York City nonprofit social services agency seeks a team player - creative, energetic, professional - who enjoys working in an open, cooperative environment to create web experiences that will help promote the organizational mission and programs to a variety of audiences.

The Senior Web Developer - Designer will be responsible for all front web development as well as handling some back-end code. They will develop and implement web solutions for the entire agency along with the Media Services team, with an emphasis in user experience, content-management, mobile web, pushing the boundaries of browser capabilities, accessibility, and above industry standard graphic presentation. The Web Developer/Designer will work with the Vice President, Media Services and Senior Art Director in bringing to life meticulously designed website mock ups.

Must have 2-5 years of professional web development/design experience


Required Developer Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of Drupal is required and knowledge of WordPress is preferable
  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript/jQuery w/ AJAX
  • Administering sites in Linux and Windows, should be familiar with WAMP or an equivalent * * Apache platform
  • Understanding of PHP and MySQL
  • Developing custom themes for Drupal/Wordpress
  • Responsive web design and formatting for mobile devices
  • CSS preprocessors such as SASS/Compass (or LESS)
  • Version control with GIT
  • Information architecture and sitemaps
  • Experience working with 3rd party API’s such as Google Maps, Facebook or Twitter
  • Web optimization including image compression, minification, concatenation, etc.

Required Design Skills:

  • Expert ability in Photoshop with an emphasis in creating user interfaces, site mockups, email templates and other multimedia based layouts
  • Designing wireframes with Fireworks or related software package
  • Should be able to conceptualize ideas, imagery and moving graphics
  • Has a good working knowledge of color theory, layout and design principles and typography

Desired Experience:

  • Comfortable with the command line or willingness to learn
  • After Effects, motion graphics creation or video editing skills with Final Cut Pro
  • Flash 8, 9 or 10; ActionScript 2 or 3
  • Vector graphic creation with Illustrator
  • Advanced PHP skills including building plugins and developing using frameworks (Codeigniter)
  • Experience with testing JavaScript code using QUnit, Jasmine, etc.
  • Working with 3rd parties and managing cross-functional web projects
  • Knowledge of BlackBaud Net Communities or Convio’s Team Raiser


  • Bachelor’s degree in digital design, computer science or relevant experience
  • Works well in a team setting

Job Perks:

  • Comprehensive Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Financial Incentive Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Vision Care Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Health Club Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Holidays/Vacation
  • Paid Sick/Personal Days
  • Family/Medical Leave
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Study/Conference Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement
  • Pension Plan
  • Tax Deffered Annuity Plan

About this company
FEGS is one of the largest and most diversified not-for-profit health and human services organizations in the United States. Each year...