Senior Front End Web Developer - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts 02452

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Posting Number: FY13131435

Division: MK - Mktg, Communication & Public Affairs

Position Department: Digital Engagement

Position Classification: EF - Exempt/Full Time

Position Band: 30E-Exempt/Salaried

Description of Duties:
Bentley University seeks a Senior Front-End Web Developer to join its digital team, a group of developers, project managers and designers who oversee web (, mobile (, and marketing initiatives for the university. The Web Developer will help drive cross-functional innovation and collaboration in building highly efficient, user-friendly web and mobile experiences. The ideal candidate has demonstrated ownership from specification review to final testing, is process-driven and works well with others.

Additional Description of Duties: The candidate will:
- Lead Develop HTML, CSS and custom JavaScript for 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

Position Qualifications:
-4-6 years of experience developing for a large-scale, enterprise environment
-Expertise in HTML 5/XHTML, CSS3, JavaScript, web standards, browser and web developer tools
-Working knowledge of Saas, Compass, GIT and version control platforms
-Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite with an eye for compelling visual and user-centered design
-Knowledge and experience with Drupal
-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

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Position Type: Staff

Quicklink for Posting:

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Senior Front End Web Developer
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Professional
Experience: At least 4 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume