Reporting to the Director, the front-end developer will lead the Digital Communications team of the Department University Communications. The front-end developer will collaborate with designers, stakeholders, writers and others to create accessible, clean, well-functioning interfaces and interactions for NYU Shanghai's digital communications.
Working with a dynamic team, the front-end developer will build and maintain mobile- first templates for the Drupal content management system (CMS) used by shanghai.nyu.edu, and other constituents around the university. She/He will participate in an evaluation of future CMS needs, including adopting other solutions such as Adobe Experience Manager, as well as provide front-end solutions to a number of digital communications projects focused on engaging with strategic audiences. These projects will enable the university to embrace a digitally focused, audience centered approach to communication and outreach.
The ideal candidate will show initiative in solving problems, and will work well as a member of a team or as a lead. We are looking for a self-starter, who is eager to learn, and fun to work with. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker, who approaches projects with the end user in mind. He/She should be excited to work in an inclusive, fast paced, and energetic environment.
The main responsibilities include:
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree desired.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities