Senior Front-End Web Developer at The Ohio State University

Senior Front-End Web Developer at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
December 2, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.


Duties and Responsibilities

As a member of Interactive team within University Marketing, the ideal Senior Front-End Web Developer candidate serves as the technical expert and leader responsible for the front-end engineering and development of all public and internally facing Marketing products including: websites, applications, systems and underpinning technologies. A vital team member focused on scalable and high-quality solutions, this position plays a key role in leading the creation, delivery and maintenance of digital experiences within a fast-moving marketing environment; advises, consults and partners with Marketing team colleagues, including full-stack developers, UX/UI designers, project managers, strategists and writers; has demonstrable knowledge and expertise programming web sites and applications within open-source environments (LAMP preferred); understands and has experience implementing and extending CMS applications (Drupal, etc.).

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; 6 years of progressive experience developing and maintaining websites; 3 years of experience writing responsive, semantically-sound, modular custom code for web experiences, using HTML5 and CSS (i.e SASS, LESS); understanding of progressive enhancement and mobile first design concepts;experience leveraging responsive frameworks like Bootstrap/Foundation; demonstrated expert proficiency of semantic markup and manipulating the DOM.


Professional work experience with Drupal development, including custom module development/theming, hooks, database API; professional work experience with code versioning and management tools, such as Git, continuous integration methodologies; broad-base of experience with additional development frameworks: NodeJS, Ruby on Rails, or similar.

Application deadline: December 11, 2016.
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.