Lead Web Developer

The Getty

The position requires following a user-centered design and development methodology, including user testing and experience design. We want to champion exploring, testing and reporting on the technological feasibility of new projects and formats with wire framing and prototypes. Being an active, engaged and leading participant in digital publishing, museum technology, and software development communities inside and outside the Getty. 

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Review digital workflows and design systems and help make them more efficient and effective
  • Researches and analyzes topics and new technologies to further enhance web initiatives
  • Participates in gathering requirements and drafting systems documentation
  • Actively participates in the maintenance of existing web systems
  • Helps translate requirements into innovative user interfaces for multiple devices/platforms
  • Collaborate with colleagues and help train others on web application maintenance, usage and guidelines.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or a combination of education and relevant experience
  • 5-8 years software development experience
  • Experience in developing dynamic, data-driven applications
  • Ability to multitask productively, manage competing priorities, and adhere to project deadlines
  • Tact, diplomacy, and interpersonal skills, including the ability to proactively develop positive relationships across a large organization

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong expertise in modern JS development, particularly Vue.js, NPM or Yarn & Webpack
  • Experience with front-end unit testing and end-to-end testing frameworks
  • Experience with using CSS pre-processors and other techniques to enable the reuse of styles
  • Familiar with techniques for developing reusable components across multiple properties
  • Experience with Git and Github-based version control and project management

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