Web Developer

POSTED:

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

ENDS:

Tue, Sep 24, 2019

POSITION SUMMARY
Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) is searching for a web developer to create and maintain websites, leveraging WordPress, Drupal, HTML5, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and CSS3 in the building of responsive websites that further the WPT mission to educate, inform and entertain. This position reports to the Manager of Digital Services.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Collaborate with the WPT Online team on web projects
  • Architect and develop web functions and features with consideration of audience, accessibility, and performance
  • Write efficient and well-documented code
  • Diagnose and resolve bugs and support requests
  • Livestream internal meetings and events

HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu by 9/24/19. The job number is 100243. Please include: A resume and a detailed cover letter outlining how your experience and skills relate to this position, and a digital file or link to online work showcasing at least three samples of your development work.

As applicants progress to interviews, they will need to provide 3-5 professional references with emails and phone numbers (include one person you have supervised and at least one who has supervised you).

Direct inquiries and online support questions to: Erin Cook, Wisconsin Public Television, 821 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, 608-263-0477; erin.cook@wpt.org.

DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION
No degree required.

MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Required:

  • 2 years full-time front and back-end web development experience
  • Thorough knowledge of WordPress, Drupal, PHP, MySQL, Bootstrap, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Experience using GIT version control system
  • Strong attention to detail when creating and reviewing the web content
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to consistently meet deadlines

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of RESTful Web Services technologies
  • Knowledge of responsive web development
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Expected salary range for this position is $38,000 – $45,000. Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications.