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JOB: Jr. developer with design interest

NYU Libraries is looking to hire a developer.
It’s an entry-level role and the successful candidate need not have all the skills listed; more important is tenacity and vision.
This is a hybrid remote / on-site position, 35 hours / week; the office is located in Bobst Library.

Jr. Programmer/Analyst – Interface Designer

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Position Summary

Under the direction of the Senior Manager, Digital Library Infrastructure, the Jr. Programmer/Analyst – Interface Designer will help develop web-based tools for content curation, display, and discovery. The tools that this individual will build will support researchers during the full research lifecycle, including data storage and preservation, open access publication, and data discovery and dissemination. This individual will work closely with designers, developers, functional requirements writers, and project managers. This position is expected to act independently within guidelines, make changes with limited risks, and propose work.


Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Required Experience:
2+ years Two years of progressively more responsible work experience in an IT-related profession, which may include college course work in IT (BS in Computer Science equals two years). Dedication to ongoing learning. Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Experience:
2+ years Advanced degree from an arts, computer science, architecture, or new media design program. Experience working in academic library Design principles, cross-device/responsive design, Material Design, typography HTML5, SASS, JSON, Bootstrap, Drupal, WordPress, Hugo, Python, Solr, javascript frameworks (React, Vue.js, Angular, etc), modern front-end toolchains (Webpack/Gulp/etc.). Design tools such as Adobe Suite, Balsamiq, Omnigraffle, Sketch. Familiarity with Web performance optimization, SEO, scalability

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Experience building Web sites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Experience working in a Unix / Linux web development environment. Familiarity with user interface and usability design concepts. Familiarity with GitHub

Additional Information

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