Northwestern IT is seeking to hire a sharp and dynamic UI & front end developer to support our software development team in Media and design Services.
As our UI & front end developer, you will be working as a member of our development team to jointly design and implement innovative software solutions for cutting edge academic, research and administrative applications. You will collaborate with faculty and students at one of the world’s leading research universities. This is an ideal job if you are designer and developer who wants to be part of a highly skilled team, values total ownership of your work, and looks forward to embracing new challenges and opportunities in cloud based application environments.
We're looking for a creative, focused, technically curious individual who enjoys both design as well as working hands-on with the code in a fast-paced academic culture. If you are a skilled developer & designer, with professional experience in modern UI frameworks and contemporary AWS serverless software development for a top tier University environment we want to speak to you!
Support academic, research, and administrative software development needs through developing mock ups, interaction with clients, and using front end developer tools to build academic and research applications.
Support through graphic design work projects for all types of client delivery, MOOCS, online learning single page web applications, and other graphic needs including supporting presentations and online media and print publications
Supervise temporary and student employees as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in interactive media and web technologies, or related technical digital media field.
1 year experience (Internship, work study or other training work as an application developer).
Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, VueJS, ReactJS, mobile, NodejS, LAMP stack application development tools, PHP content management system, Specifically Drupal and Wordpress, native mobile authoring systems (XCode & Swift, Android Studio & Java/Kotlin/C++) and hybrid mobile frameworks, such as Ionic, Cordova.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Excellent written and oral communication.
Great personal ability to interact with a wide variety of people on technical issues.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
Graduate level degree interactive media and web technologies, AWS, UI & UX related disciplines.
Excellent working knowledge of front-end Frameworks VueJS/ReactJS, Drupal and WordPress, installation, module management. Basic understanding of Amazon Web Services Serverless model.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 34339
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.