As Senior Web Developer, you will coordinate the design and development of interactive, multifunction websites and create mobile friendly electronic materials for the College of Veterinary Medicine and its departments and units, as part of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine (PVM) Communications Team. You will utilize web development guidelines (WCAG) to create functional and easily maintainable websites and associated digital and multimedia communications in compliance with ADA standards. Additionally, manage and maintain the college’s Content Management System and implement the design of eye-catching, engaging, and interactive electronic materials. You will be responsible for tracking and responding to website utilization through web traffic analysis as well as leading and training a team of Web Content Contributors made up of departmental and unit staff representatives and acting as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, and departments. You will also assist in managing social media presence. You must be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment focused on rapid, high quality product development and high-end customer service. In this role, you will report to the Director of Web Communications.
Preferred: Experience in content creation in accordance with federal web accessibility guidelines. Familiarity with the following areas: Bootstrap Framework, XML, XSLT, Velocity, Google Analytics, Unix-Like operating system environments, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) web standards and Section 508 of the Americans with Disability Act web accessibility guidelines, Email Marketing systems and practices, Social Media marketing & community management, and Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, or other image editing software.
Additional Information: A background check will be required for employment in this position.
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