Front-End Developer

Department: Communications
Position Type: Part-time
Campus: North/GH, Lakeshore

Position Overview

This hybrid position combines the technical skills of a web developer with the creative skills of a web layout designer. The Front-end Developer will lead in the maintenance, design and implementation of existing and future web applications for the IGNITE website. The incumbent will work with the web content team under direction of the Digital Media Coordinator.

Responsibilities

You will plan, research, maintain, code, test and deploy web projects including, but not limited to:

  • Work with the Digital Media Coordinator to select appropriate and appealing pictures for stories
  • Use of Content Management Systems and Portals (Specifically WordPress)
  • Upload and arrange articles and photos on IGNITEStudentLife.com
  • Moderate comments on articles
  • Develop new interactive ways of engaging with written content
  • Maintain up-to-date web standards and AODA requirements
  • Design and maintain email campaigns (Mailchimp)

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong production and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Strong visual design, layout and typographic skills
  • Knowledge of HTML, PHP and CSS
  • Proficiency in Adobe CC (Photo editing and coding software)
  • CMS Maintenance (Specifically WordPress)
  • Knowledge of W3C standards, AODA guidelines, and responsive design

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Writing
  • Time Management

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