Junior Front End Developer - Berklee College of Music in Boston Massachusetts

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Berklee College of Music

Boston, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Berklee Online, the online school of Berklee College of Music is Looking for a Junior Front End Developer who loves music, wants to be a part of designing and evolving the online marketing materials and tools used globally by students of the oldest and best online music school, and wants to develop and practice their knowledge of HTML, CSS3, JavaScript, and knowledge of GIT source control while doing so.

Our Creative / Marketing Team is looking for a passionate and talented Front-End Developer who will work with and report to Berklee Online’s Director of User Experience and also work with a team consisting of a Graphic Designer, Copywriter / Marketing Coordinator, the Associate Director of Marketing, and the Marketing Video Team. This role also will coordinate, and collaborate with Berklee Online’s talented tech team, and practice using their agile standards. 

Daily work would include the participation in the requirement gathering, initial design planning, and coding of the following:

  • The Berklee Online marketing site (Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap 3, JQuery, Less)
  • The award-winning Berklee Online Learning Management System (Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Responsive HTML emails (HTML, CSS)
  • Marketo landing pages (HTML, CSS, Bootstrap 3, JQuery)
  • Student Self Service software (CSS)
  • Berklee Online Blogs (Wordpress)

Required Skills

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Communicates effectively and confidently for discovery and requirement gathering, and enjoys working with a team 
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic, able to manage simultaneous projects
  • Rounds! Candidate is willing to take direction and iterate.
  • Ability to solve development problems and produce the high quality code and find creative solutions to increase the efficiency of workflows
  • Ability to work quickly but with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong communications and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline-driven environment

Required Experience

  • 2+ years experience creating and contributing to the creation of websites, either as part of a corporate IT/web team or at an advertising, design, or consulting agency
  • HTML4 & 5
  • CSS2 and 3
  • Photoshop
  • Working knowledge of JQuery, Bootstrap 3+
  • Understanding of good responsive web design practices, and goal-oriented  placement of elements on screens across device sizes
  • Basic understanding of programming logic and constructs – (if, loops, arrays, etc)
  • Understanding of how to implement code within frameworks and scripting languages (Ruby on Rails and PHP are used at Berklee Online)
  • Knows the day-to-day of web asset preparation and best practices
  • Wordpress and/or Drupal experience a plus
  • Musicians preferred, but not required

Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

Keyword Phrases

  • Junior Front End Developer
  • Learning lab for the music of today
  • Cultivating the musicianship of all students
  • Holistic and constantly evolving diversity
  • Web Development
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
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Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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