Web Developer

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Loyola University New Orleans
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Located in beautiful and historic Uptown New Orleans, Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit, Catholic institution of higher education, welcoming students of diverse backgrounds and preparing them to lead meaningful lives with and for others; to pursue truth, wisdom, and virtue; and to work for a more just world. The university is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to 3,800 students from 48 states and 39 countries. U.S. News & World Report ranks Loyola University 10th Best Regional University in the South, 4th in the region for diversity, and 12th “Best Value” in the South. Chartered in 1912, Loyola fosters a rigorous, critical education dedicated to a tradition of service, social justice, and the development of the whole person.

The Web Developer will work with the university web team, to assist Loyola University New Orleans to evolve and enhance its website and electronic-media presence. This individual will build, maintain and support a variety of web technologies. A major component of the position is the production, and management of Drupal websites, themes, and graphic HTML e-mails and e-newsletters sent to Loyola University New Orleans’ constituent groups. He/she must have a strong background in development and a working knowledge of web development standards, including HTML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, and PHP. The web developer must be able to make production decisions both independently and as part of a team. A portfolio of work is required.


Qualifications: B.A., Graphic design or communications, B.S. computer science or information technology, or related degree. Minimum of 2 years of web development experience. Experience with Drupal Content Management System is a must. Strong working knowledge of PHP/MySQL/HTML/CSS. Strong working knowledge of SASS, Bootstrap and jQuery. Ability to read and understand a variety of legacy code. Experience building responsive websites. Experience programming HTML emails. A portfolio with examples of responsive development is a must. Takes direction and initiative. Basic design skills such as typography, 2D design, photography and image editing, layout, and presentation. Experience theming Wordpress sites. Experience modifying and styling purchased themes. Experience browser testing websites on Macs, PCs, and mobile devices. Experience using common email marketing and testing software such as MailChimp and Litmus. Experience with web fonts. Experience working within a brand. Experience working as part of a creative team. Able to work five days a week full time. Light lifting of boxes (max 15 lbs.). Able to work at computer 90% of time.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with animation. Advertising/marketing agency experience. Experience working outside of higher education.

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Loyola University New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of minority groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and persons with physical disabilities.