Web Developer, Museum - Rhode Island School of Design in Providence Rhode Island

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Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Be a part of the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design. The Museum acquires, preserves, exhibits, and interprets works of art and design representing diverse cultures from ancient times to the present. Distinguished by its relationship to Rhode Island School of Design, the Museum educates and inspires artists, designers, students, scholars, and the general public through exhibitions, programs, and publications.

Provide leadership and direction in planning, developing, and maintaining the RISD Museum's web environment; evaluate web site functionality; develop and oversee initiatives designed to increase access to the collections, programs, publications and exhibitions for a wide range of audiences; engage museum departments, staff, and technology groups/committees to gather information, and prioritize technology initiatives.  


Bachelor's degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 3 years' experience in web development required

Knowledge of current web technologies and trends in programming/development

Experience working with web programming languages (such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS, SQL, PHP, ASP), web production tools, and content management systems

Demonstrated experience in project management, including: assessment, estimating, scheduling, approvals, deliverables, and quality controls with a successful track record of driving strategic initiatives from inception through completion

Understanding of museum practice and a knowledge of museum technology environments preferred

Knowledge of current concepts on usability, accessibility and familiarity with intellectual property rights preferred

Demonstrated ability to manage web development contractors and maintain budget

Excellent communication skills and experience facilitating groups and developing consensus

Ability to prioritize, manage time well, work independently and cooperatively  

Keyword Phrases

  • Web Developer, Museum
  • Creative, studio-based education
  • Diversity & Inclusivity are fundamental
  • flexible thinking & risk-taking
  • Web Development
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description