1) The role of the Front End Developer is to assist with Chicago Booth departments that are looking to launch new websites and provide innovative digital solutions under the direction of the Sr. Director of Website Development and Optimization.
2) The Front End Developer continually evolves and maintains a fresh, functional, compelling web presence that clearly conveys the University of Chicagoâ™s Booth School of Business (Chicago Booth) brand image.
3) This individual will assist in all aspects of the web development cycle, which includes implementation, documentation, testing, deployment, Sitecore builds and support.
4) Build, maintain, and enforce a high-quality, standards-based, and seamlessly integrated online presence for Chicago Booth, including, but not limited to, websites and microsites, social media outlets, mobile presence, blogs, and emails.
5) Work closely with front end developers to implement new design features.
6) Follow best practices for the full web development life cycle, including adhering to coding standards, setting up and maintaining builds for continuous integration, designing and coding enterprise framework components, performing code reviews and SEO best practices.
9) Continually monitor Chicago Boothâ™s online presence for accuracy, consistency, and technical problems and escalate issues to resolution.
10) Help to optimize and implement code to support successful ongoing website analytics capture and reporting requirements as well as collaborate with the Marketing Manager for metrics to support and provide strategic direction on continued refinement of analytics implementation.
11) Perform, and facilitate, quality assurance checks on web development projects.
12) Help to maintain and develop documentation for all web development project deliverables and ensure ease of use for end-users.
1) Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
2) Modern Browser development fundamentals including HTMS/ CSS/ JS.
3) Responsive design, web standards and UI/UX best practices.
4) Optimize front-end code for speed and performance.
5) Proficiency with Adobe CS, Knowledge of W3C standards and SEO technical principles.
6) Ability to QA work of others, strong attention to detail.
7) Excellent strategic planning, problem solving, analytical, and persuasion skills.
8) Ability to handle multiple detailed tasks/projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines with frequent interruptions.
9) Interacting with RESTful web service.
10) Solid Understanding of converting HTML templates into editable Sitecore templates using Microsoft.net MVC.
11) Knowledge of .net using C#.
1) Study in computer science or a related field.
1) A minimum three years of professional experience in web development.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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