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Web Developer - Contract

The Land Connection

Champaign, Illinois

 

Reports to: Marketing and Outreach Manager

Employment Status: Temporary, Part-Time (8 hours per week), Contractor

Length of Contract: 8 weeks

Salary: up to $40/hour

Benefits: not eligible

 

About TLC

Personal health depends largely on food choices we make and of whose hands we trust for our food. In the hands of farmers, we leave the care of our food supply. It is also in the hands of farmers to nourish and protect the resources of the land for future generations. TLC is a 501(c)3 organization working to grow the local food economy, both on and off the farm, for a healthy, resilient future. Here at TLC, we support and guide sustainable, entrepreneurial farming practices and work to expand community access to the nourishing and flavorful food produced by the hands of local farmers.

 

Responsibilities

As Web Developer, you will work to organize and structure a new website for The Land Connection. Specifically, you will:

  • Coordinate and work with the Marketing & Outreach Manager to create a website utilizing the WordPress platform
  • Ensure all user experience (UX) concerns are considered and addressed during development
  • Create and maintain documentation for website
  • Transfer content from old website to new website
  • Attend weekly progress meetings

 

Requirements

  • High School diploma
  • Minimum of 2 years experience building sites on WordPress
  • Experience integrating plug-ins into existing Word Press themes
  • Experience developing sites using existing themes and making modifications to code for specific needs
  • Background in UX and website mapping
  • Well organized with attention to detail and the ability to maintain continuity of content and structure across a large website

 

Preferred

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficient in G-Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient in WordPress
  • Ability to code in PHP, HTML, and CSS when needed
  • Located in the Champaign-Urbana, IL area

 

To apply for this job, interested candidates must submit the following items by email to taidghin@thelandconnection.org

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Portfolio (link, images, etc. with a particular focus on UX and site mapping)

 

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Volunteers and Interns

Special projects for unpaid interns are always a possibility - please contact us if you are interested. Please send a letter of interest, an up to date resume, and a writing sample (optional, not to exceed four pages). We keep a list of interested volunteers for occasional project assistance as well.