We’re looking for an experienced front-end developer to build and maintain our digital products, including our website (giving.stanford.edu), campaign landing pages and emails, and intranet solutions. You will play a central role in shaping and delivering rich, engaging digital experiences for our donors, alumni, and friends. We’re a newly formed Digital Strategy & Services team within Stanford’s Office of Development, located on-campus in the Alumni Center.
-Build new features for and enhance the front end of our website, landing pages and web applications
-Create simple and intuitive interfaces that delight our donors and friends
-Research, test, and benchmark new technologies and modern frontend frameworks (e.g., React or Angular)
-Play a key role in digital design and UX/UI efforts
-You have experience building responsive large scale websites, including use of front end frameworks to create rich asynchronous web applications
-You can flex different skills based on the project need, from full-stack web developer to UX/UI designer
-You know when to use the right framework for the right purpose (and can articulate why)
-You’re a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion
-5+ years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience
-Demonstrated significant experience developing for web content management systems
-Demonstrated significant experience in developing websites and web applications using open source tools, languages, libraries, and current standards-compliant code
-Demonstrated ability to write, compile, test, debug, and deploy software on UNIX-like platforms and web servers
-Familiarity with browser devices and platform differences and idiosyncrasies, and ability to develop workarounds to accommodate specialized user/client needs and device platforms
-Understanding the importance of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 AA
- Why do you want to work (continue to work) at Stanford?
- Describe a recent work or side project that you’re proud of and built from start to finish. Tell us why it was meaningful to you and your users. How did it generate impact to the business?
- Include any relevant links to your website, portfolio, Github profile.
- Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
- Frequently sitting.
- Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
- Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
- Strong visual acuity.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
About Digital Strategy & Services and the Office of Development:
Digital Strategy & Services team is a newly-formed unit within Stanford’s Office of Development, located in the Arrillaga Alumni Center on the main campus.