University of Virginia is looking for a Back-end Web Developer in Ivy – Apply Here!

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The University of Virginia Office of University Communications seeks a Front-End Developer to join our Digital Unit. The Front-End Developer will work alongside another front-end developer and a back-end developer to execute digital, search, and content strategies for the University’s main institutional platforms. The successful candidate should be motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming and must be able to translate flat design files to clean, accessible, and sometimes interactive, user experiences. The Front-End Developer will work in partnership with designers and content producers across the organization in a collaborative environment that is both demanding and supportive.


Front-End executions and approaches that bring to life UX strategy, creative design, or ad hoc improvements. This will include stand-alone digital storytelling (articles, video players, photography), advertising and creative campaigns, and enhancements to digital platforms, including,, and


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Web Design, Web Development, Computer Science, or related discipline. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Required Experience: Up to one year of professional experience.

Preferred Experience: One or more years in an office setting.

Required Competencies:
• CSS3
• JavaScript
• jQuery
• SVG Animations
• Working with a CMS
• Adobe Suite
• Microsoft Suite
• Testing/Debugging
• Responsive Development

Preferred Competencies:
• Drupal
• UX/UI Design
• User Testing
• Optimizing sites for speed

• Detail-Focused
• Deadline-Driven
• Up-to-date on emerging technologies, design trends, and usability best practices.

Anticipated Salary Range: $60,000-$70,000, commensurate with experience.


It is our privilege to tell the remarkable and evolving story of the University of Virginia. We are writers, artists, planners + programmers, strategists, and communicators proudly celebrating, promoting, and publicizing UVA’s iconic reputation, accomplishments, and history. Visit our website to find an overview of our latest work, an introduction to our team and further communications resources.

This position will remain open until filled. This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Senior Recruiter at [email protected]

How to Apply:

Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday, and search for ‘R0041367′. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘R0041367.’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

Minimum Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or related discipline

Experience: Less than one year of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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