Web Developer

Los Angeles
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Created: October 10, 2012


USC Libraries is seeking a Web Developer to join its Information Technology team. The Web Developer II works closely with the Senior Web Developer and other members of the IT team to support and maintain the Libraries' multiple Web properties, develop library-specific Web applications, and enhance end users' online experience of using library resources to conduct academic research.

Among other related duties, the position has responsibility to:
  • Develop, support and maintain library Web applications that provide access to library resources and services
  • Work with existing development team to add on, improve and debug existing Web platform software
  • Customize and enhance the user interface for templated content management systems
  • Work with existing team to handle Web site technical support issues
  • Assist in the creation of written, video and or audio content for Web site as needed
  • Assist in the creation of graphics, logos, or identity for Web site as needed
  • Follows protocols and procedures to ensure application security
  • Help develop and maintain design processes and system documentation
  • Stay informed of new developments and technologies and evaluate appropriateness and applicability for projects

  • 3 years' experience in web development, including expertise in HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, and SQL
  • Strong understanding of coding frameworks and libraries (jQuery, CodeIgniter, etc.)
  • Experience developing CMS-based websites and applications (Drupal/ExpressionEngine/WordPress, etc.)
  • Experience working with external APIs and ability to master new APIs quickly
  • Strong understanding of usability/ux principles and practices
  • Knowledge of Subversion or other modern version control system
  • Knowledge/ interest in CSS3/HTML5/Responsive Design & Layout
  • Experience designing mobile interfaces
  • Working knowledge of Linux administration and programming via command line
  • Knowledge of Photoshop/Fireworks/Adobe Creative Suite
  • Creative, self-motivated, resourceful
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Great communication skills and attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Desire to learn

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.


Published: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 17:46 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:46 UTC