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Lead Front-End Web Developer (Drupal)

Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need.

Habitat for Humanity has an Operational Headquarters in Americus, Georgia and an Administrative Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a global, non-profit ministry where our employees build futures and lives.

Job Description

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is recruiting for a themer / website developer with Drupal, PHP, CSS and HTML experience to fill the role of Lead Front-End Web Developer. As a senior specialist within a team of dedicated website experts, this individual plays an integral part in developing the usability, user experience and interface primarily for Habitat for Humanity’s public website, simultaneously supporting multiple projects of varying complexity. The position will be based at Habitat for Humanity’s international administrative headquarters office in Atlanta, GA.

Key areas of responsibility include:

*Using Drupal CMS and other software, work on web development for and other websites as well as social media applications, as needed.
*Work with cross-functional teams of designers, developers and content creators to develop solutions for website, mobile and social media application needs.
*Work with web services management and other team members to define interactive user experience and user interface prototypes that illustrate and document the optimal online experience.
*Proactively research best practices in development, user experience and user interface concepts, online trends and provide recommendations back to management on how to improve the experience for and assigned websites.

Keywords: user experience, UX, usability expert, web development, Themer, front-end web developer, PHP, CSS3, HTML5, Drupal.

Job Requirements

*Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, User Experience, Development or similar field.
*3-5 years of experience developing for web/mobile/social media applications.
*1-3 years of experience using Drupal content management system experience.
*Software and developer experience required: Drupal, JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Prototype, jQuery, etc.), HTML & CSS (HTML 5 and CSS3 included), Adobe Creative Suite (e.g. Dreamweaver & Photoshop), PHP.
*Must possess knowledge of web standards and usability best practices.
*Ability to simultaneously support multiple projects of varying complexity.
*Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision.
*Strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; team-oriented, with a positive attitude.
*Good organizational, creative and analytical skills, including demonstrated success in analyzing and solving difficult problems.

Candidates: please submit your cover letter and resume as ONE SAVED DOCUMENT in our online system. 

HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Job Details

Job Title Modifier: user experience / user interface
State: GA
Job Type: Full-Time
Posting Id: 58 082
City: Atlanta
Country: United States
Requisition Category: Salaried
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