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Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the front-end developer will be responsible for the Pamplin College of Business public facing web presence. The front-end developer will collaborate with stakeholders, writers, and others to create accessible, clean, well-functioning front-end code for web and other digital communication. In addition to providing well-functioning code, the position will oversee the creation and curation of web content for both the Pamplin College of Business (pamplin.vt.edu) website as well as the programs and academic departments (*.pamplin.vt.edu) websites. The position holder will lead a team of students to keep information current and relevant. The front-end developer will assist with website changes and priorities using data driven decisions utilizing web analytics.
Bachelor's degree (or work-related experience) in information technology, multimedia, or web-related field
Experience applying graphic design and visual presence to website
Ability to communicate effectively and to work professionally, courteously and independently in a fast-pace environment
Ability to collaborate with others in the college
Proven experience with web tools and environments, including enterprise level Content Management Systems
Knowledge of cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility so that website is accessible from a variety of different environments
Demonstrated experience in content creation and maintenance of user-friendly, visually-appealing, dynamically-populated websites
Demonstrated project management skills to complete concurrent projects by desired timeline
Master's degree in information technology, multimedia, or web-related field
Experience with tracking and monitoring website metrics using Google Analytics
Experience with Adobe Experience Manager
Experience with responsive web design
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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