Web Developer at The Ohio State University

Web Developer at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
January 9, 2017
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

In coordination with the Wexner Center’s Directors of Creative Services and Marketing/Communications, the Web Developer will work in partnership with the Design and Marketing/Communication teams to execute short-term tactics and long-term plans as part of an overall integrated brand and marketing strategy for the Wexner Center for the Arts.

Position Requirements

Duties include writing well-designed, testable, and efficient code for wexarts.org, store.wexarts.org, responsive email templates, center-wide promotional screens, and other rich digital web content. Similarly, the Web Developer will provide back-end support of all Wexner Center web platforms in partnership with the Business Systems Analyst, including wexarts.org and its Drupal CMS, store.wexarts.org, ticketing platform implementation, and other various evolving digital tools. The Web Developer will assist with the troubleshooting of back-end technical issues with the University’s Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). The Web Developer will be a front-line advocate for the Wexner Center in all areas of the digital space, contributing to strategies and plans which harness new online developments, all toward ensuring the Wexner Center’s audience engagement goals, customer experience, UI and UX across our sites, and brand development. Hours vary and may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Requires successful completion of background check prior to start date.

Application deadline: January 22, 2017

Required Experience

Bachelor's Degree in computer science, digital marketing, communication, or equivalent combination of education and experience required; proven working experience in web programming and responsive site design, with a full working command of Drupal, Magento, Xibo, and web development languages including HTML, CSS, PHP, MYSQL, Javascript, and social media APIs. Established knowledge of web publishing and digital project management required. Must also have a grounding in web design principles, process, and best practices. Knowledge of server management and ticketing system management is a plus.

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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.