Front-end Web Developer

web development, HTML5, CSS, XML, Javascript, bootstrap, foundation, Drupal, Content Management System
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

The Research Computing Center (RCC) is seeking a highly motivated Front-End Web Developer to primarily support the unit website and collaborate with faculty and researchers to develop or enhance RCC supported web-based applications that support their research projects. Develops web-based applications to allow website elements to interact with RCC’s backend systems and services. The Front-End Web Developer should have a strong background in web-design and be experienced with content management systems. The Front-End Web Developer manages and carries out the development and deployment of custom web-applications to the RCC website. Requires some development effort for web-facing content using a variety of software applications, techniques, and tools. Design, implement and maintain effective, dynamic and well thought out interactive elements of the RCC website. Ensures timely updates and on-going maintenance of websites and online services. Ensures quality control through code review, testing, and debugging software for accuracy, completeness, and system integrity. Documents development decisions and processes thoroughly. Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field required.


  • Minimum two years of professional work experience in an IT or web development position required.
  • Experience in website and web-based application development, and support required.
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, XML and Javascript required.
  • Responsive design experience with boostrap or foundation strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrate experience with cross-browser and cross-platform/device issues preferred
  • Experience developing, designing, deploying and supporting applications in a UNIX/Linux platform based environments required.
  • Experience with a Content Management System (CMS) such as Django, Web2PY or Drupal required.
  • Experience with software development best practices preferred.

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The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer.

Posted By

Kimberly Grasch

Chicago, IL, 60637

Dice Id : RTX17f06c
Position Id : 424032
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