Duties and Responsibilities
Write well designed, testable, efficient SASS, CSS, and JS code by using best web development practices.
Translate design assets to actual code that will produce visual elements.
Produce code based on a good understanding of SEO principles to ensure the website is highly optimized for performance.
Create and maintain documentation on the setup of the code, features, and functionality of the website.
Maintain, expand, and scale the site in collaboration with other team members.
Coordinate with Communications and Creative Services designers and other team members to ensure consistent branding in both digital and print media.
Work on a variety of platforms to bring over consistent design to other websites and applications.
Serve as a backup for the Digital Technology Manager in troubleshooting and routine maintenance of websites and other digital platforms.
Develop strong working relationships with Communications and Creative Services team members, internal clients, and departments throughout the University.
All other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Familiarity with UI/UX design and using web development principles to apply cutting-edge design to create pixel-perfect interfaces, including working with PSD files.
Experience building websites using or extending one of the following frameworks: Bootstrap or Uikit.
Experience with CSS preprocessors, specifically SASS using variables and nested rules.
Experience with at least one of the following CSS architectures: Atomic Design, SMACSS, OOCSS, BEM, etc.
Experience developing, testing, and troubleshooting websites across major browsers and devices.
Ability to create pages optimized for performance (including retina images, lazy load, bundling, and minification).
Good understanding how XML, XHTML and XSL work and preferably experience with parsing XML in any language (using XPath).
Familiarity with source code management, including versioning, branching, and merging; prefer experience with TFS.
Experience setting up task runners like Gulp/Grunt/Webpack.
Strong research and analysis skills as well as organizational skills and excellent attention to detail.
Prefer experience with Cascade CMS and Velocity (Java-based template engine) and with websites using Internet Information Services.
Nature of Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Colorado Christian University expects all faculty and staff to become a part of the University community by participating in activities and events that occur on the campus throughout the year, which may occur during evenings and weekends.
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About Colorado Christian University
With a heritage dating back to 1914, Colorado Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually. Just a few minutes from downtown Denver, CCU is uniquely positioned to offer students a distinctive variety of educational opportunities and experiences.