Sr. Web Developer

Facing History and Ourselves - Brookline, Massachusetts - Full time

Facing History is seeking a Senior Web Developer to join our growing Digital Infrastructure team. In partnership with this team, this position will help to oversee the overall operation, infrastructure, and development of Facing History’s website and related digital communication tools. The Senior Web Developer will assist in establishing web and tech best practices with regard to coding standards, user experience, performance and reliability, iterative development, and user testing.

Who We Are: We are a passionate, results-driven, and growing Web Development team, working closely with content editors and the Digital Infrastructure team. We are relentlessly committed to helping our users (both internal and external) create digital experiences that are more relevant, personalized, and built for a fast-changing and always-connected world. We are flexible in our roles and have a team player approach, always lending a hand to colleagues in need.

Who You Are: You are creative, hands-on, and energetic individual who is motivated by a passion for building accessible dynamic interfaces. You feel connected to non profit work, are driven by our mission, and care deeply about user experience. You are collaborative and customer-service oriented in your work, you like to generate new ideas and enjoy the brainstorming process. Your ideas are not limited by your own skill set - you enjoy thinking outside the box and towards the best solution. You are a lifelong learner, always willing to grow in technologies.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Designing and implementing killer web applications, prototypes, user interfaces, and websites for users
  • Partner with external consultants on major enhancements and updates to our platforms; manage testing tasks and procedures
  • Document technical solutions and designs as appropriate using JIRA, Google Docs, etc.
  • Partner with a variety of cross organizational stakeholders to translate organizational initiatives into innovative digital and online solutions
  • Understand UX best practices and maintain UX guidelines, use cases, and user flows
  • Implement online testing tools to test and track website performance
  • Perform user-testing
  • Other duties as assigned

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Experience Level

Mid Level

Facing History and Ourselves

Facing History and Ourselves is an international education and professional development organization committed to using the lessons of history to challenge teachers and students to stand up to bigotry and hate.

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