Front-end Web Developer
University Marketing is seeking a full-time, front-end web developer to build innovative, well-engineered websites and to help inform theour onlinedigital strategy for the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
University Marketing creates websites that serve the entire UW–Madison campus. The university’s gateway site (www.wisc.edu), the official UW WordPress theme, and the campus news site and alumni magazine are a few of the web properties in our portfolio. More recently we’ve launched several showcase sites including exploreuw.wisc.edu, origins.wisc.edu, and chazen.wisc.edu. Our ideal candidate will embrace working with digital and user experience designers to create similar more websites and storytelling experiences like these.
We follow modern best practices in front-end web development, starting with semantically meaningful markup, progressive enhancement, and responsive design. We work primarily with open source platforms and tools — WordPress, Laravel, Rails, and static site generators such as Eleventy — in an environment where we have the flexibility and opportunity to innovate and create. We are constantly learning while we work as part of a team to design, build, and deploy custom solutions. In fact the nature of our work requires this passion for learning.
The web developer position requires organization, flexibility and a sense of humor. You will collaborate with designers, user experience experts, and developers. This position reports to the Web Director and requires a team player with an ability to function effectively in the highly complex and decentralized environment of UW–Madison.
Job Requirements and How to Apply:
Please see the official position listing for specific job requirements and how to apply. The application deadline is Someday Soon, 2022.