Web Developer

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Web Developer

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: University Communications

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-08-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's Office of Communications seeks a passionate Web Developer to join award-winning creative team. Candidate must have an interest in creating best-in-class digital environments using an innovative approach to development. Working as an integral member of the creative team, the Web Developer will help build, optimize, customize and maintain Drupal-based digital environments to showcase rich media and creative content on the University's owned platforms and sites. Reporting to the Creative Director, the Web Developer will work alongside designers, writers, video producers, photographers and others to help support the University mission, elevate the reputation of the University, promote its brand, and develop creative content across owned and earned platforms.

Core Responsibilities:

The Web Developer will have opportunities to succeed and contribute to the creative product, and success of University Communications in many ways. Core Responsibilities include:

- Participation in individual and team based design and development efforts.
- Consulting with leadership to provide expertise on complex projects and support and enhancement of Drupal sites owned by University Communications.
- Problem-solving, coding, testing and implementation of development approaches and applications, and evaluating applications after implementation.
- Using code to create compelling, unique and stable digital brand experiences
- Boundary spanning to stay current with module updates, security updates and best practices on secure web-programming techniques.
- Complying with data security policies and standards and implementing up-to-date data security measures.

Knowledge Areas, Skills, or Abilities:

A competitive applicant for the Web Developer role will have many of the following knowledge areas skills or abilities:

- Creative problem-solver with knowledge and competence working with Git, PHP, HTML, SASS, CSS and Javascript.
- Working knowledge, or the ability to gain knowledge, of back-end Drupal development.
- Ability to be an innovative, collaborative, deadline-driven individual who is willing to take direction and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Experience developing, theming, and maintaining best-in-class open-source sites including, including module and security maintenance.
- Experience working with Acquia Cloud and Drupal a plus

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A competitive applicant for the Web Developer role will have many of the following knowledge areas skills or abilities:
- Creative problem-solver with knowledge and competence working with Git, PHP, HTML, SASS, CSS and Javascript.
- Working knowledge, or the ability to gain knowledge, of back-end Drupal development.
- Ability to be an innovative, collaborative, deadline-driven individual who is willing to take direction and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

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