[Web4lib] Job posting: User Experience Web Developer

Chapman, Suzanne suzchap at umich.edu
Tue Aug 16 10:06:47 EDT 2011

User Experience Web Developer ­ University of Michigan Library

The University of Michigan Library is seeking a talented front-end
developer to join our User Experience (UX) Department. The UX department
focuses on interface design, mobile design and development, usability
testing, user research, web use statistics, and accessibility. We are
looking for someone with an investment in improving library users' web
experience. The primary focus of this position will be development of a
variety of mobile websites.

The UX Department is part of the Library Information Technology Division
(LIT) at the University of Michigan, University Library. LIT is the
library's key organization for the creation, deployment and support of the
library's primary web interfaces (Library Website, Mirlyn Library Catalog,
Digital Library Collections, and HathiTrust Digital Library). LIT systems
are built using a variety of programming languages and platforms (e.g.,
Perl, PHP, CGI, XSLT, Drupal, etc.).


- Develops user interfaces (with a focus on mobile). Conducts a full range
of programming tasks including program design, program coding, debugging
and documentation.
- Conducts ongoing research into the development of new interface
capabilities, enhancements, and design trends.
- Communicates with UX Department colleagues to help set requirements and
communicates with other LIT developers about best practices.
- Other duties as assigned.

For more information, see the full job advertisement:

Questions about the position may be directed to Suzanne Chapman,
Head of the User Experience Department, at suzchap at umich.edu.

Suzanne Chapman
Head, User Experience Department
Mlibrary | University of Michigan
suzchap at umich.edu

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