Associate Web Developer- Marketing and Communication - (19001444)
The Office of Communications and Marketing (UCM) has overall responsibility for marketing and brand management, media relations and content creation, producing various print and digital publications and communications for the University. The office optimizes the coordination of strategies and programs for these areas.
The Junior Web Developer supports a team of Senior Web Developers, Strategists, and a Senior UI Designer in building and maintaining a portfolio of websites managed by UCM. This includes Tufts.edu, Tufts Magazine, Alumni & Friends, Summer at Tufts, and 90+ additional websites.
S/he assists all aspects of web development and deployment, from extending WordPress themes to updating Drupal core and contributed modules. Projects include supporting the UCM Digital Services team in upgrading its WordPress platform to Gutenberg (WordPress 5.0), as well as its Drupal platform (from 7 to 8).
The position is a growth opportunity for a Junior Web Developer interested in learning from--and supporting--senior developers on highly visible, university-wide projects, as well as fulfilling modest web development assignments for university clients.
Bachelor's Degree in related field, specialized training or equivalent experience
1 -3 years of experience with WordPress and Drupal content management systems.
Experience working in a linux command line interface
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to brainstorm creative solutions to problems
Experience collaborating with a diverse, multidisciplinary team
Attention to detail
Desire to learn and apply new skills
Friendly, creative, collaborative, and independent
Cares about writing code that is clean and maintainable
Experience working in higher education a plus
Experience with continuous integration systems and modern dev-ops practices a plus
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: IT (Information Technology)
Organization: Univ Rel - Comms & Marketing
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Sep 6, 2019, 12:30:38 PM
Internal Number: 19001444
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.