Front-End Developer (HTML, CSS, JS)
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Job no: 520241
Work type: Administrative & Professional
Senior management: Vice Pres Advancement
Department: University Relations
Location: Fully Remote
Categories: Information Systems / Technology, Other
Reporting to the Senior Director, University Relations and Creative Director, the front-end developer will play a crucial role in the Creative Studio for University Relations. The front-end developer will collaborate with designers, stakeholders, writers and others to create accessible (WCAG and 508 compliant), well functioning front-end code for web and other digital communication.
The front-end team works collaboratively with user-experience designers, back-end programmers, and content teams in order to deliver the best quality digital experience for Virginia Tech’s audiences. Using agile methodologies, the team organizes development work into sprints, and communicates daily through morning stand-ups, Slack discussions, and review sessions. The front-end development team is responsible for code that powers our top platforms, which sometimes leads to non-traditional working hours. The ideal candidate will show initiative in solving problems, and will work well as a member of a team or as a lead. We are looking for a self starter, who is ready to apply their skills and contribute to the team.
Familiarity with WCAG or section 508
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field
Candidates should submit a portfolio of their work that illustrates their ability to be successful in the position.
Experience coding for content management systems
Experience with Adobe Experience Manager
Degree or certificate in CS, programming, development
Experience with responsive web development
Familiarity with a build process such as Node.js, Webpack, or similar technology
Experience with Agile or Scrum workflows
Experience with GIT or similar version control system
Commensurate with Experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.
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