Front end developer (Digital Humanities)

Salary: 53,000 - 56,000
Created: December 21, 2022


Responsible for front end development, UI, UX, design implementation, and HTML creation from varying sources in support of the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities’ Mission and Values. Works with the development team to research, integrate, and implement usability and accessibility best practices for interfaces in Digital Humanities projects. Utilizes HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and templating languages (ERB, Django templating language, Liquid, etc.) to create views for projects. Chooses and alters themes for CMS’s such as WordPress, Omeka, and Drupal. Responsible for presentation of data stored in extensible Markup Language (XML) for web access utilizing XML transformation technologies such as XSLT and Ruby/Nokogiri. Researches, makes recommendations, and implements practical interfaces for searching, data visualization, document display, maps, and other content display.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in programming, humanities, or related field required plus two (2) years of interface design experience required; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience working on the implementation of internet applications or websites required. Client-side or front-end programming and user experience development required. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, and training skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to a diverse audience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ruby, Python, and/or XSLT knowledge is preferred. Art or graphic design background preferred. Search engine and indexing skills and academic or library experience is preferred.


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Published: Sunday, January 1, 2023 22:13 UTC

Last updated: Sunday, January 1, 2023 22:13 UTC