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Website Development Lead – SLM

Closing date:   August 4, 2020
Institution:   Sydney Living Museums
Salary:   $119,209. Package includes salary ($97,152 - $107,541), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
Employment status:   Temporary full-time employment (for a period up to 18 months)
Location :   The role is based at The Mint, Sydney CBD but will also be required to work across other locations as directed
Contact name:   Tim Girling-Butcher, 02 8239 2302
Contact email:   Not supplied yet.

We are looking for a passionate and bold Website Development Lead who is interested in joining a leading NSW Government agency focused on creating a living future for the past so that our visitors can experience Sydney’s past as if they had lived it themselves.

What we do

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) cares for a group of 12 of the most important historic houses, gardens and museums in NSW on behalf of the people of NSW.

Our commitment to our audience is to maintain the museums, landscapes and collections with integrity whilst presenting the narrative of each in contemporary, compelling and relevant ways.

Our purpose is to enrich and revitalise people’s lives with Sydney’s living history, and to hand the precious places in our care and their collections on to future generations to enjoy.

What you’ll do with us

This role provides in depth knowledge and practical technical skills to ensure the successful delivery of advanced web and new media strategies in support of Sydney Living Museums’ agency, sites, programs, exhibitions and events.

What the essential requirements of the role are:

  • High-level web development skills in back end languages such as PHP, Java, Perl etc and front end development including HTML,CSS, JavaScript etc.
  • Working with open source, server side platforms such as WordPress, drupal etc. and experience in integrating with other related systems such as collection management systems, commerce, mobile apps etc.
  • Knowledge and implementation of user experience principles, covering graphic design, information architecture, interaction patterns and usability with a working knowledge of W3C web and accessibility standards.
  • Experience in configuring and maintaining Linux based web servers hosting multiple web sites.
  • Current NSW driver’s licence.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsNSW.


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