Web Developer
December 27, 2009 9:19 PM

The Web Developer will develop and maintain interactive web services for external and internal users. This position will support the Chicago Public Radio's content management system, and work closely with external partners for site upgrades/changes, maintenance and the development of new web products and services.

Duties and Responsibilities

Programming and maintenance of website infrastructure and content management system (CMS)
Working with the IT team to ensure a properly administrated server environment
Acting as station’s liaison with external content providers and consultants on technology issues
Work with organizational teams to create useful and engaging web applications
Be the in-house expert of our content management system
Develop, test, and document custom CMS components
Lead the development of new web products
Communicate project scope, timeframe, and progress to staff
Work autonomously to design, code, test, document, and debug programs
Provide technical guidance as needed to internal users
Keep abreast of new technologies in the web development field
Other assigned responsibilities as required
Education Required
Computer Science degree or equivalent training.

Experience/Skill Required
5 years web development experience in PHP and MySQL platforms. Thorough understanding of the Drupal content management system is required in addition to strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, AJAX, and JQuery. Knowledge of web standards, and cross-browser development is required. Demonstrated ability to leverage open source tools solutions. This position requires the ability to manage several projects under multiple deadlines, the ability to work both independently and with external consultants. Clear and concise communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts to non technical people. This is not a graphic design position, but the ideal candidate will be familiar with preparing graphics for delivery on the web.

Send letter, resume, and three references to:

Human Resources
Chicago Public Radio
848 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Chicago Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer, an Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks diversity in the workplace.

payscale: $50,000 - $60,000
job type: full-time
posted by syed to Web/HTML/Info Design

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