Interactive Developer – Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Interactive Developer will work with technical and non-technical Museum staff to develop compelling interactive experiences both onsite and online. Development projects will include in-gallery multimedia applications, mobile and web development. An extensive knowledge of mobile web development and a sophisticated knowledge of user-interface development is required. The applications will all center on presenting combinations of media, including video, animations, audio, imagery and graphics. Experience in programming digital media is required. Flash development experience is desired.

The Interactive Developer will assist in determining overall interactive structure, flow and user experience. This position will research/prototype new methods and technologies as well as develop methods of integrating new functionality with existing backend solutions. The Developer will assist in the development of a reusable code/widget library.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of professional Web design and mobile application experience with a degree in Computer Science or a related field. Work experience in a new media studio/agency is preferred. Position requires senior level experience with HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript. Must be adept at utilizing advanced Web technologies such as PHP, mySQL, ASP, XML, and JavaScript Frameworks. A firm understanding of best practices based on user-centered design, agile and responsive principles is required. Experience with Section 508 Accessibility guidelines and prior museum experience are all plusses. Successful candidates will be highly self-motivated team players, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Position requires the motivation to continuously research and learn different methods and technologies to provide a variety of the latest solutions.

To apply, please visit the Museum’s job opportunities page at: http://www.philamuseum.org/jobs/

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