The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879, is a world-renowned art museum housing one of the largest permanent collections in the United States. An encyclopedic museum, the Art Institute collects, preserves, and interprets works in every medium from all cultures and historical periods. With a collection of approximately 300,000 art works and artifacts, the museum has particularly strong holdings in Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painting, contemporary art, early 20th century European painting and sculpture, Japanese prints, and photography. The museum's 2009 addition, the Modern Wing, features the latest in green museum technology and 264,000 square feet dedicated to modern and contemporary art, photography, architecture and design, and new museum education facilities. In addition to displaying its permanent collection, the Art Institute mounts more than 30 special exhibitions per year and features lectures, gallery tours, and special performances on a daily basis
The Art Institute of Chicago is looking for an innovative and experienced engineer to join the Experience Design team, working specifically with the digital product team that supports the website. The Art Institute of Chicago is an encyclopedic art museum with more than 300,000 works in the collection. The web developer will collaborate with a small team of full-stack developers on the web team and work closely with other museum departments, including digital marketing, membership, strategy, and education. The developer will be directly responsible for optimizing the membership and visitor transaction experience, from an engineering perspective—front-end rendering, database and back-end management, along with the integration of analytics. The developer will be expected to work iteratively, responding and adapting to visitor behavior. A successful candidate will have a proven track record of hitting milestones, working collaboratively, communicating clearly, and of course, a love of code and all that it can bring to the museum experience.
The Web Developer will work onsite at the museum and report to the Web Architect.
Duties may include
The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Job Type: Full-time