Front-end Web Developer, VP Public Affairs and Government Relations
Indiana University - Indianapolis, IN

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Creates front-end code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.) for a variety of Indiana University websites, including original visual design concepts; and works closely with the entire web development team, including information architects, designers, content specialists, and other developers to problem solve, develop, and execute web projects.

FOR CONSIDERATION: Submit a resume and cover letter indicating how your experience fits this job description, including a link to your website, portfolio, GitHub account, etc.

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, informatics, telecommunications, or related field, two years of front-end web development experience including creating front-end code (HTML, CSS, Javascript, etc) for custom websites and three years managing front-end development of websites and user interface development.

HTML (HTML 5), CSS (CSS 3), Javascript (jQuery) development experience with creating front-end components for various content management systems and frameworks (Cascade Server, Concrete 5, WordPress, etc.). Browser testing experience; responsive design and development experience; and in-depth knowledge of accessibility and usability best practices and standards.

Ability to manage multiple projects while meeting established deadlines; quick learner and a good team player; and excellent oral and written communication and proven record of good customer service skills. Initiative and aptitude to learn new technologies; and ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a cross-disciplinary team.

Preferred: Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite.

Other: IU Communications is a full-service marketing, communications, branding, media, and technology group serving internal clients within the Indiana University system. Our office has won numerous regional and national awards and is positioned to lead Indiana University’s online marketing and recruitment efforts. We’re currently seeking a Front-End Web Developer to help us conceptualize, problem-solve, develop, and execute interactive, user-focused websites for desktop, mobile, and beyond. This position will be part of a cross-disciplinary web team, including information architects, designers, content specialists, and other web developers.

We’re looking for someone who: Hand-codes semantic, accessible, cross-browser, platform, and device compatible websites using HTML (HTML 5), CSS (CSS 3), and JavaScript (jQuery). Transforms designs from Photoshop into optimized, web-ready graphics and functioning web components, pages, and sites. Is comfortable using front-end libraries and plugins, building libraries and plugins, integrating 3rd party API’s, DOM manipulation, Ajax, and JSON. Has experience creating and integrating front-end components for various content management systems and frameworks (preferred: Cascade Server, Concrete 5, WordPress). Understands cross-browser, platform, and device issues; knows how to perform tests and quality control checks related to these issues; and has experience developing appropriate compatibility solutions (including progressive enhancement and graceful degradation). Is experienced with responsive design and development. Has in-depth knowledge of accessibility and usability best practices and standards. Is passionate about web development, web standards, performance, and quality.

Applications accepted until June 27, 2013, or until position is filled.

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