Web Applications Developer

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX

ID: 7081699
Posted: July 29, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are

The Division of Marketing & Communications tells the story of Texas A&M and promotes and protects the Texas A&M brand. We achieve our goals through:

Messaging - We work with peers across campus to develop, distribute and assess messaging about Texas A&M's global impact in preparing future generations of leaders and improving lives through discovery and outreach.

Branding - We maintain the University Brand Guidelines and provide tools and resources for our campus partners.

Brand Oversight - We oversee licensing, trademark management and corporate business development relationships to maximize their commercial benefit to the university.

For more information, please visit us at https://marcomm.tamu.edu/.

What we want

What an awesome opportunity that's now been made available to be a part of our progressive department, serving in our Web Applications Developer position! The focus of the role will be on web development, working with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery. The Web and Information Developer will also be responsible for: providing technical leadership for division and university-level projects and operations, which relies on multiple technical fields; providing technical oversight for the application of and compliance with unit’s technical and accessibility standards; completing reports and summaries for management and/or users including, project status reports, problem reports, and progress summaries. This will include: creating and implementing websites that support the division and the university; web communications and strategy; content management; and customer support. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If you are looking for your next opportunity that will promote your career development and growth, consider this one and apply.

What you need to know

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible. Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent combination of training and experience

Three years of professional web design and development experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and SCSS

Experience with debugging websites including desktop and mobile browsers

Knowledge of WCAG and website accessibility standards

Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others

Comfortable with design practices

Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Proficiency with git version control and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications

Experience creating websites in a WordPress and/or Cascade content management system

Experience with JavaScript and jQuery

Experience with PHP, MySQL/MariaDB, and Laravel

Preferred Other Factors:

May have to work outside of traditional office hours; nights and weekends

Responsibilities:

Web Development

Create websites supporting the division and the university

Provide campus leadership role among campus web community

Work closely with internal design team on all projects

Assist with HTML emails sent out by the division

Update content on websites

Web User Experience

Understand and apply Google analytics principles to website decisions

Apply design best practices for user experience

Implement and maintain accessibility standards for all web content

Product and Customer Support

Responsible for:

WordPress administration and regular updates

Cascade content management system

Web application support

Project management of small projects

Customer support - both internal and across the university

Committees and Trainings

Participate in cross-campus teams and committees to represent MarCom and network with other professionals

Participate in training to increase personal skill set

Perform other duties as assigned



 

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