Web Developer at Cleveland Museum of Art

The Web Developer (WEBDEV) is the Cleveland Museum of Art’s specialist in applying web-based technology to disseminate information about museum collections, exhibitions, educational and entertainment programming, and opportunities to support the museum. The WEBDEV leads efforts to identify and implement web-based functionality to support the Museum’s communications and technology objectives, with appropriate business unit stakeholders. </endstuffyHRspeak><technote>We’re looking for a LAMP rock star to join our award-winning IT Applications Team–to amp up, integrate, help us evangelize @ClevelandArt and its amazing collection. You could practice your art in the CLE!</technote>


  • Administers the Museum’s LAMP-based public websites, staff intranet, and their parallel development/test environments.
  • Support other LAMP-based applications.
  • Manages the CMA website code repository, and coordinates the work of external web developers for special projects.
  • Coordinates with CIO and other IT staff and/or contractors to maintain necessary server hardware and operating systems for the web server and associated application servers, to maximize website availability for public use.
  • Plans and manages the roll out of new functionalities.
  • Monitors the public web server and website performance.


  • Three to four years’ direct web development and website management experience, preferably with a non-profit organization.
  • BA in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Proven ability to develop database applications for use on the web and mobile devices.
  • Experience with commercial and open-source Content Management Systems, Drupal preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of MySQL administration, Apache configuration, and use of Lucene/Solr.
  • Technical fluency with git, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS/Sass, PHP and/or Python.
  • Proven experience with defining and consuming RESTful APIs and json returns.
  • Familiarity with SEO and web analytics.
  • Strong graphic design and graphics production skills, desirable.
  • Proven experience working on multiple project concurrently, alone and in teams<technote>Did we mention award-winning? We’re a city of champions!</technote>.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

Complete application and send resume to Careers@clevelandart.org

See http://www.clevelandart.org/about/employment/gallery-one-developer

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About nkrause

Niki Krause coordinates applications development and implementation projects for the museum, and coordinates software needs assessment and workflow analysis; best-practice setup for applications configuration and maintenance; metadata standards and data flow; and user account policy. She contributes to digital strategy policy development, including definition of ‘the big picture.’ Niki holds an MLIS and Bachelor's degrees in Chemistry, Art History, and Journalism. Prior to joining the Cleveland Museum of Art staff, she spent two years in R&D for a scientific-composition firm, three years as a developer/database administrator for a large secondary publisher, and fourteen years as an applications developer/systems specialist for a database software company. At CMA, she served as Systems Librarian before moving to the IMTS department.