Interactive Media Developer, Biology/Project Dragonfly, Miami University

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Biology/Project Dragonfly:  Interactive Media Developer to design, develop, and manage websites, mobile applications, print, and multimedia for a global learning network from Miami University in partnership with zoos, botanical gardens, and conservation organizations worldwide.

Responsibilities include the visual design and development of public-facing websites, social media, online content sharing and publishing solutions, kiosks, graphics, analytic and marketing tools. The role will work with the creative team at Miami’s Project Dragonfly and may support collaborations with vendors, global partners, students, faculty, Miami IT staff, and consultants. This position is primarily focused on front-end development with related back-end development and server support in conjunction with in-house Project Dragonfly and Miami IT staff.  Position is based in Oxford, Ohio.

Require:  Three years of professional experience in a similar role; demonstrated experience of web development work, including HTML/CSS/Javascript, Adobe Creative Suite, Drupal, Wordpress, or similar CMS administration and theming, Git based development workflows; knowledge of and familiarity with Agile workflow and tools (Trello, etc.); comfort working with Mac OS and Linux command line; ability to work collaboratively and independently in a distributed team environment.  Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted. Experience in these knowledge/skills/abilities may be earned concurrently.  Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desire:  Coursework or degree in computer science or related field relevant to the position duties; experience developing branding and design guidelines; experience with web-based learning solutions; experience working with Ruby on Rails or similar framework, MySQL or similar database, React and React Native, iOS and Android development, Flash and Flex development, and LAMP and Rails server administration; experience working with video and audio production and equipment; interest in communities, the environment, education, and/or global issues. Candidates should have strong communication and fundamental design skills, be committed to working in a team environment and possess a desire to learn more.

Applicants should submit letter of interest, resume and list of three references to  Resume should include URLs or way to access media to demonstrate creation of complete applications and/or code samples of relevant work; examples of user experience & visual design.  Direct inquiries to Jamie Anzano at [email protected] Screening of applications will begin April 13, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 

The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560.

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Job No: Interactive Media Developer
Posted: 4/16/2018
Application Due: 6/15/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with experience.