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Employment

Associate Web Producer

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

https://bbg.org

Working as part of a small Digital team, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s associate web producer supports the maintenance, development, and assessment of bbg.org and other digital platforms, ensuring that all public-facing properties are engaging, accurate, and performant. The successful candidate will be a collaborative self-starter who brings hands-on familiarity with the technical aspects of the job, strong communication skills, and a keen eye for detail.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce and maintain content and templates for bbg.org and associated properties, following house style and existing design/UX patterns.
  • QA pages for content accuracy and completeness, accessibility, responsive behaviors, and cross-browser functionality. Troubleshoot HTML, CSS, and other front-end issues.
  • Support maintenance of the CMS, servers, and databases, optimizing performance and security.
  • Collaborate with colleagues on updates, new functionality, documentation, and other digital projects. Execute for coherent end-to-end user experience.
  • Use analytics to track and report on user behavior. Research, analyze, and distribute periodic reports to colleagues. Propose ways to deepen user engagement through content and design.
  • Perform other related duties or special projects as directed.

Qualifications:

  • Confident self-starter able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • At least 3 years’ experience producing websites and performing full-stack development, including using agile methodologies with small teams
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and cross-browser testing; fluent knowledge of Linux command line tools, PHP, MySQL, Gulp, NPM, version control/Git, REST APIs, and content management systems (ExpressionEngine preferred)
  • Expert understanding of web production processes and up-to-date knowledge of web standards, semantic markup, and best practices
  • Excellent UX design sense; familiarity with WCAG accessibility requirements
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with technical and nontechnical staff
  • Agile, detail-oriented approach to projects; ability to set and meet realistic deadlines for multiple concurrent projects

Preferred:

  • Experience using Google marketing/developer platforms
  • Experience with Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems
  • Experience with MVC frameworks like Laravel
  • Experience with image management platforms and/or CDNs

To Apply:

  • In your cover letter, please provide links to representative projects or an online portfolio, with an explanation of your role in each project.
  • Note: Although many Garden staff are presently working from home, this is not a remote position; the associate web producer will work on premises when on-site staffing is restored.

Apply online at bbg.org/about/careers.
 
No telephone calls for position inquiries, please. Applicants with disabilities who need assistance with the online system may contact hr@bbg.org.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Details

Type:
Full-Time
State(s):
New York
Location(s):
BROOKLYN
Function:
Web Development
Industry:
Environmental/Animal Welfare
Salary:
$60,000 to $65,000
Posted on:
March 29, 2021