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Front-end Web Developer at Bentley Univ (outside Boston)

Bentley University located in Waltham, MA is hiring a Front End Web Developer to join its digital team, a group of developers, project managers and designers who oversee web (www.bentley.edu), mobile (m.bentley.edu), and marketing initiatives for the university. The Web Developer is responsible for building highly efficient, user-friendly web and mobile experiences.  The ideal candidate has a passion for web development, is a self-starter and works well with others.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop HTML, CSS and custom JavaScript for over 20 Drupal 6/7 sites
  • Develop standards compliant mark-up and code
  • Develop mobile and responsive sites using a blend of existing frameworks (Drupal) and custom code
  • Troubleshoot, debug and solve cross-browser issues
  • Partner with web designer to optimize style sheets (themes) enhancing the user experience and creating efficiencies
  • Multitask and prioritize activities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Build out additional capacity with freelance web development resources and manage resources as needed
  • Support the development of peers by reviewing completed projects, offering instruction, etc.
  • Act as a resource and partner to peers in Marketing and across the university

Requirements:

  • 3-4 years of experience enterprise large scale web applications architecture, design and implementation
  • Expertise in HTML 5/XHTML, CSS3, JavaScript, web standards, browser and web developer tools
  • Working knowledge of GIT and version control platforms
  • Working knowledge of Sass, Compass
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite with an eye for compelling visual and user-centered design
  • Working knowledge of content management systems (Drupal and Drupal theming is preferable)
  • Experience in mobile interface design, preferably responsive site design, a plus
  • Ability to use scripting languages as needed (PHP) is preferable
  • Experience guiding UI/UX decisions and deploying user-centered designs a plus
  • Exceptional interpersonal, collaborative and creative problem solving skills
  • Uncompromising attention to detail
  • Resourceful problem solver

Want to learn more? Learn more about the team at www.bentley.edu/de

Applying: Contact vfox@bentley.edu or apply online: http://bit.ly/WnB3QK

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