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Associate Web Developer
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Associate Web Developer

• Emerging Level
Skills: Digital Media

Summary

WTTW (Chicago PBS) and WFMT (Classical radio) are seeking a full-time full stack Associate Web Developer to join its digital team.

Category Digital Media  RADIO  SYSTEMS DESIGN / INSTALLATION / INTEGRATION / EQUIPMENT REPAIR SERVICES 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Description

WTTW (Chicago PBS) and WFMT (Classical radio) are seeking a full-time full stack Associate Web Developer to join its digital team. This position helps inform and execute digital strategy across front-end and back-end content, commerce, CMS, CRM, and analytics platforms and systems including our websites, apps, third party and social platforms, and rich media technologies (e.g., streaming and on-demand audio/video players and systems).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Maintain, increase performance of, and build both internal and external facing sites, products, and platforms.
  • Develop, test, and deploy production-ready and error-free code.
  • Manage, assemble, and upload all types of digital content.
  • Establish and manage systems, documentation, standards, and guidelines.
  • Plan, conduct, and document browser, platform, usability, and QA testing.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of current digital platforms; maintain, monitor and present digital analytics; research potential improvements and enhancements; and recommend and implement changes with goals of increasing site traffic, user engagement and loyalty, and enhancing user experience.
  • Coordinate work with outside contractors and internal stakeholders across departments, and work with vendors, internal digital and IT staffs to integrate systems and technologies.
  • Work with digital, marketing and fundraising teams to further develop advertising, underwriting, fundraising, e-mail, and e-commerce areas of site to increase audience engagement and online revenue.
  • Research emerging tools, trends, and methodologies; maintain knowledge of industry and monitor competitive digital platforms.
  • Help manage day-to-day operations for digital sites and mass e-mail campaigns.
Requirements

SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Proven collaborator and communicator with technical and non-technical people
  • Expert problem solver and multi-tasker responsive to daily, weekly, and ongoing deadlines
  • Flexible, positive, can-do approach to work
DEMONSTRATED EXPERIENCE: 
  • Coding responsive websites and custom themes in Drupal 9 and WordPress
  • Working in RSS/XML, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Integrating front-end templates with back-end functionality
  • Working with audio and video players; capture, editing, and production for digital applications
  • Integrating smart technology with website applications, features and assets
  • Working with APIs
  • Git command line development in a subversion repositories environment
  • Adobe’s Creative suite, Google Analytics, Tag Manager, Data Studio, and DoubleClick for Publishers
DESIRED EXPERIENCE: 
  • Proficiency with JavaScript development utilizing modern libraries and frameworks; ReactJs, Angular, Vue.js, NodeJS, Next.js
  • AWS and cloud server configuration and Linux server administration, including configuration of the Apache server, MySQL, Postgres SQL a plus
EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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