Creative Media: Computer Programmer

Contact Information

Name: Jason "J.J." Hsu

Email: jason@creativemedia.ucdavis.edu

You can visit the Creative Media website to learn more about them.

Description

Payrate: $15.50/hr

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: n/a

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a

Term

Hours per Week: 15 hrs/week

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Indefinite

Logistics

Job Number: 0017-3640-2020

Last Date to Apply: March 28, 2020

Purpose

To synthesize websites in Python, HTML, Javascript, and CSS using the Django web framework; and to provide IT support to various clients.

Duties

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Will work individually and under supervision to develop robust and maintainable websites; this process will include meeting with clients to gather specifications, collaborating with graphics designers to implement designs, and deploying websites to production servers. May occasionally also assist in IT tasks and the maintenance of other websites using content management systems such as WordPress.

 

Skills

  • Must demonstrate fluency in Python, HTML, Javascript, and CSS.
  • Must demonstrate good independent learning and organization skills.
  • Must exemplify front-end and back-end expertise, including user experience design, an understanding of databases, and computer networking (particularly HTTP).
  • Must have a working knowledge of web programming frameworks such as Django or Flask; or other large software packages.
  • Must be comfortable working in a UNIX environment; and have a basic understanding of file permissions, SSH, Vim, and Git source control.
  • Should be able to demonstrate a capability to administer Linux servers running NGINX, PostgresSQL, Apache, and MySQL.
  • Familiarity with VMWare is recommended.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position, and how the position relates to your interests.
  3. Please list any previous experience as it pertains to this position, emphasizing the challenges you've faced in your respective positions.
  4. Please list a past project that you feel greatly demonstrates your talent.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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