Senior Front-End Web Developer and Themer
Senior Front-End Web Developer and Themer
Job Number: 84515
Senior Front-end Web Developer and Themer
* We're looking for a senior-level candidate, but will consider non-senior level candidates as well. Position seniority will be determined based on years of experience.
Stanford Web Services (SWS) is an award-winning agency within Stanford University providing web strategy, user experience, visual design, and web development services to the campus community. SWS oversees more than 2,000 websites and is part of University Information Technology (UIT), a 600-person strong organization supporting 100+ services for Stanford.
SWS takes pride in our mission to care for Stanford's ever-evolving web presence, because supporting the research and education mission of a renowned university can make a positive impact in the world. We create beautiful, secure, accessible, and effective websites, including knight-hennessy.stanford.edu, engineering.stanford.edu, ourvision.stanford.edu, and many more. Everyone in SWS works directly with campus clients and partners, and we are committed to problem-solving using friendly and clear communication. Also, we don't just build one website at a time: we build tools to drive better development for everyone. We built a Drupal platform called Stanford Sites, use GitHub to track hundreds of features and products, contribute to open source projects, manage a pattern library for efficient and usable designs, and evolve our products to empower communication by our schools and departments.
SWS is seeking a Senior Front-end Web Developer and Themer to help build a modern web development stack and elevate the experience for our products. In this position you will:
The following is the standard job description for this type of position at Stanford and includes information about general responsibilities that might help you decide. If it sounds like a good fit for you, please apply. We're a great team doing great things!
SENIOR FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPER THEMER Job purpose
Create and maintain websites. Design, build, and implement new, high quality, high performance web based applications and tools that maximally leverage available technology infrastructure.
Education & Experience:
A bachelor's degree and five years of increasingly technical work experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
We're looking for candidates with deep expertise in:
Other abilities include:
Certifications and Licenses:
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We're located in Redwood City. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus is open and brings together 2,700 staff in a collaborative environment that reflects Stanford's culture and mission. The campus offers amenities such as onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a childcare center. As part of our telecommute options, we have Stanford locations in San Francisco, Newark and San Jose and a supportive work-anywhere program for our Bay Area staff.
Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, please submit your resume and a cover letter along with your online application.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4873
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: J
- Requisition ID: 84515
Location: Business Affairs: University IT (UIT), Stanford, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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