Multimedia & Front - End Developer II

Less than 5 years experience  •  Education

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18
Less than 5 years experience
Education
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18

Transforming Online Education Do you want to join a fast growing, competitive, and innovative company helping people change lives? Join the team at our corporate office in Carmel, IN as a Multimedia & Systems Front-end Developer. Just minutes from Clay Terrace and Keystone at the Crossing! Bring your tech knowledge and creativity and join the fun!
  Orbis is changing the face of healthcare education. We are the nation's leading third-party manager of online and accelerated degree programs focused exclusively on fast-growing healthcare professions. The partnerships we create between universities and healthcare organizations help alleviate anticipated workforce shortages by providing a steady pipeline of well-educated healthcare practitioners for the future. Every Orbis team member plays a role in this process.
  Orbis is solving tomorrow's healthcare workforce shortages today. We invite you to be part of the solution. Competitive benefits package!! Join our team today!!
  POSITION SUMMARY: The Multimedia & Systems Front-end Developer acts as part of the Product Development Team in conjunction with instructional designers and faculty subject matter experts to develop interactive, cross-browser, and mobile compatible instructional content for online courses. The Front-end Developer will also work with the Product staff to help build and deploy interfaces and systems that support both our academic programs and the company mission. The Front-end Developer should be proficient in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, CSS3. Unity, C#, and ColdFusion experience beneficial.
Benefits Our Corporate office is filled with a close-knit group of young professionals. With a work hard/play hard mentality, this position would have the potential to work from home a few days a week after the orientation period as agreed to by Orbis Education. Preference will be given to local applicants and outstanding remote applicants will be considered. We have recently implemented a casual dress policy so join the rest of us in the excitement of having jean day EVERY day!
Additional benefits include:

  • 2 Medical/Vision plan options including a Health Savings Account with an Orbis company match
  • 2 Dental plan options
  • $25,000 company paid life insurance
  • Supplemental life for employee, spouse, and children
  • 401k with up to a 5% Orbis match
  • 2 weeks of Paid Time Off, 3 personal days, 8 company paid holidays
  • Costco or Sam’s Club Membership reimbursement
  • $10 a month gym access in the building next door

PRIMARY JOB OBJECTIVES

  1. Develop a Variety of Interactive Learning Objects for Online Training and Virtual/Merged Reality Simulations
  2. Convert Existing Learning Objects to HTML5/JavaScript
  3. Monitor and Enhance the Quality of Our Interactive Learning Objects
  4. Learning Management System (LMS) API and Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Development

  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This position is responsible for developing interactive instructional media. This includes but is not limited to the following areas:

  1. Develop a Variety of Interactive Learning Objects for Online Training and Virtual/Merged Reality Simulations
  • Analyze learning object development requests and advise on technical implementation
  • Present timely delivery of completed learning objects and applications
  • Responsible for developing web-based learning objects including projects with complex technical material and design
  1. Convert and Enhance Existing Learning Objects to HTML5/JavaScript
  • Recreate existing Flash/Flex learning objects in HTML5/JavaScript for cross-browser and mobile compatibility
  • Recreate existing Flash/Flex learning object templates in HTML5/JavaScript for cross-browser and mobile compatibility. The templates access and parse content data and application parameters from an external source (XML or JSON) and allow the creation of new learning objects by editing an external data source
  1. Monitor and Enhance the Quality of Our Interactive Learning Objects
  • Ensure quality and consistency of learning objects
  • Monitor effectiveness and usability of learning objects and applications developed
  • Remain current with and have a thorough understanding of the latest industry technologies, tools, and trends in online education and instructional media
  • Ensure continued functionality of learning objects throughout their lifespans and browser/technology updates
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to improve learning objects and applications
  • Participate in special projects as required
  1. Learning Management Systems (LMS) API and Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Development
  • Exchange of learning object outcomes data with LMS/LTI integration
  • Enhance learning object capabilities with LMS API integration

  QUALIFICATIONS

  • Competencies:
    • Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming, various JavaScript libraries and micro frameworks (jQuery, Angular, Node, Backbone, Electron), HTML and CSS
    • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
    • Ability to write straightforward, clean, and commented code
    • Understanding of cross-browser and mobile compatibility
    • Excellent teamwork, communication, and organizational skills
    • Possess excellent time management skills in handling multiple priorities with individual deadlines
    • Adapt to a rapidly changing environment and work creatively and accurately with minimal supervision
    • Communicate continually with the project teams – Explain progress on the development effort
  • Experience:
    • 3+ years of JavaScript, Angular, HTML5 & CSS development
    • Experience and aptitude for developing web-based training using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and/or other appropriate programming languages and tools
    • Strong experience developing, programming, and supporting content for learning management systems
    • Ability to implement 3rd party APIs (application programming interface) for LMS (Learning Management Systems) referencing LMS programming manuals
    • Experience with implementing, styling, and interacting with SVGs in the browser DOM
    • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
    • Experience with C# and Unity development would be beneficial
    • Experience with ColdFusion and SQL development would be beneficial
  • Education and Certification:
    • Bachelor’s degree or any combination of equivalent certifications, experience and/or education in Computer Science, Software Development, or a related field
    • 3+ years of work experience in a related web development position

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