Senior Web Developer at Purdue University

City: West Lafayette

Job Description:

. Purdue Marketing and Communications is looking to add an experienced Web Developer to assist with the development and maintenance of a number of the university’s websites. This includes,, and other Purdue-related domains. This role requires knowledge and skills in web programming languages like PHP, HTML5, and CSS3. The ideal candidate will have experience in content management systems (CMS) like WordPress and Cascade and an understanding of responsive and adaptive design. The Senior Web Developer will work closely with other web developers, website content managers, and web designers, as well as on cross-functional teams with digital marketers, project managers, marketing strategists, and copywriters. This role must be detail-oriented and have strong time management skills to work efficiently alongside other web team members.

This position is available for remote work, but candidates must live within driving distance of the West Lafayette campus and be available as business needs dictate.

What You’ll Be Doing:


Perform website design and development, including creating and updating web pages, templates, and other web assets. Follow current web standards and style guides while helping improve them with recommendations. Create visually appealing, user-friendly, and responsive websites that meet the needs of the university’s faculty, staff, and students, and visitors. Maintenance and Support

Perform website maintenance tasks, such as troubleshooting and resolving issues, monitoring security and performance, and updating content. Assist with website accessibility compliance and ensure that websites adhere to accessibility standards and guidelines. Help train or troubleshoot and resolve issues with campus partners. Support campus partners with applying or updating themes. Implement new features and functionalities with a range of plugins or tools. Document technical requirements.


Collaborate with web developers, web content managers, project managers, and other stakeholders to gather requirements and implement changes or enhancements to websites. Be a team player with flexibility while working with cross functional teams. Brainstorm ideas and recommend the best solutions.

Learning and Training

Gain experience seeing the website development process from end-to-end while learning what it takes to deliver a quality, functional final product. Stay up to date on the latest web best practices, code organization, performance optimization, project management, and industry trends.

About Us:

Purdue Marketing and Communications serves as chief storytellers and a driver of inspiration, growth, and prosperity for the Purdue portfolio through deliberate positioning, promotion, and protection of the university. As an organization, we are empowered and optimistic. We deliver excellence, and we operate with care. Together, we amplify the essence of what it means to be a Boilermaker. Purdue Marketing and Communications ensures that our university has the resources and tools to share every giant leap.

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