Web Developer (Drupal-based site) | Harvard University

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Join a team of designers, developers, editors, and marketing specialists to help design and build high-quality websites using your Drupal skills and strong knowledge of hand-coded CSS and HTML5. Working closely with the project lead, you will maintain and develop complex, high-quality, high-visibility websites. In return, you’ll get a gratifying work experience, plus the outstanding benefits, competitive pay, and extensive learning opportunities that Harvard has to offer.


Assist with design, code, and development of all Harvard University Division of Continuing Education public websites.
Under close supervision from the web team, handles requests for site changes using a wide variety of web technologies.
Support, maintain, and extend Drupal-based websites.
Assist with development of Drupal themes.
Support the portal and course websites using the Harvard iCommons platform. Support DCE blogs using WordPress.
Stay current on standards for web usability, design, coding, CSS, scripting languages, browser compatibility, and accessibility issues, with flexibility for learning new skills as needed.
Support various web-based tools.
Provide technical support to team members.


Bachelor’s degree preferred, with 1-3 years of experience in web design and development.
Excellent critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, and an ability to adapt to the rapidly changing technologies inherent in web development.
Extensive experience with hand-coded HTML/CSS and strong commitment to web standards.
Understanding of content management systems, Drupal strongly preferred.
Knowledge of php and javascript/jQuery.
Database experience (mySQL particularly) a plus.
Experience with source control systems (particularly subversion) a plus.
Ability to conceptualize and articulate ideas for new or enhanced designs and interactive capabilities, and to communicate and collaborate effectively with a team to carry them out.
Must be well organized, detail oriented, able to work in a fast-paced environment with high standards for quality and accuracy.
This is a 1-year term position located in Cambridge, MA and requires working full time on site. Occasional overtime may be required. Req ID: 25075BR

Applications must be submitted via this link: https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerID=25240...


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