Web Developer II
UT Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, TX

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We are searching for an exceptional candidate to join our talented team of creative web development professionals. Working in the Marketing/Communication division of the Office of Advancement, this team develops and manages all aspects of the university's web presence. In this role , you will provide technical support for the university's web content management system and develops interactive web sites/applications for campus-wide initiatives.

  • 2+ years experience developing and troubleshooting websites, specifically built in a Web content management systems;
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills;
  • Strong knowledge of CSS, HTML5 and coding for accessibility.
Additional Summary Specific to Job

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Provides day-to-day management of websites built in the university's java-based Web content management system, dotCMS.
  • Plans and creates website design with an emphasis on user interface and accessibility.
  • Develops and maintains JAVA Web application interfaces or programs in at least one object oriented programming language.
  • Plans and develops website information architecture: university-wide and at the department level.
  • Keeps current on overall Web publishing technologies available for the creation and distribution of web-based materials.
  • Conducts usability testing.
  • Contributes to the university's usability standards.
  • Conducts cross-browser functionality testing.
Organizational Requirements

Associates degree in computer science or relevant work experience in lieu of education with a minimum of two (2) years Web Development.


Familiarity and passion for using JavaScript libraries (jQuery, Scriptaculous, DOJO) and JavaScript development frameworks (Google Web Toolkit);

  • Strong understanding of AJAX & XML concepts;
  • Experienced in hand-coding standards-compliant HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and XHTML.
Departmental Requirements/Preferences

Strong understanding of creating accessible HTML forms;

  • Working knowledge of AJAX or other Web 2.0 technologies;
  • Creation of RSS feeds and a working knowledge of XML;
  • Working knowledge of Strong understanding of Apache struts, the velocity engine and the velocity template language (VTL);
  • Advanced knowledge of Web content management / web publishing systems. Experience with dotCMS a plus.;
  • Working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization/Search Engine Marketing a plus;
  • Creation and development of dynamic templates

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