SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Job Title: Senior Web Developer Specialist Grade: PS-3 Annual Pay : $76,509.20/YR Location: Washington, DC
Purpose: Responsible for the design, development, coding, and support of applications, online tools, and websites for SEIU's Digital Strategy team. This includes production of graphics, flash animation, online advertising, email and social media; leading strategy, planning and design to implementation, testing, and optimization; managing web analytics and trends to optimize existing channels and enhance community engagement and acquisition.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.)
Contacts: Include SEIU and affiliate staff, consultants, vendors, and other experts on technology and communications issues.
Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the Digital Strategy Director
Education and Experience: Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field is required. Must have minimum of five (5) years' experience in design, development, documentation, and implementation of web-based applications demonstrated through a strong portfolio; experience building successful consumer or advocacy digital platforms to support online engagement and acquisition campaigns; rapid theming experience in open source CMS software (Wordpress, Movable Type) and experience with Final Cut/video editing required. Portfolio must include examples of coding, web layout, web graphics, flash ads/promotional elements, and theming of content management systems (such as Wordpress or Movable Type); strong design and coding skills proven in a fast-paced production environment. Certification in web design/development preferred. Or, a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting. Long and extended hours and travel may be required (up to 35%).
Probationary period: Thirty six (36) calendar weeks. A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.
Benefits: SEIU staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, competitive salaries, generous holidays and vacation policies, and both a pension plan and a 401(K) Plan.
This position is part of a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and as such the incumbent is bound by the language of said agreement and party to all benefits, dues and requirements associated with being a member of a union and the (CBA). SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.
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