Web Developer in Nashville, TN

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Universal Music Group   •  

Nashville, TN 37201

Industry: Media


Less than 5 years

Posted 43 days ago


We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world's leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audio-visual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world. As an industry leader, we are constantly looking for talented individuals to join our team and continue to drive our company forward.

UMG Nashville is looking for a Web Developer. The Web Developer will be an extension of the digital marketing team; helping build, manage and execute artist websites and campaigns. The prime candidate must have a working knowledge of different web technologies and programing language. This role will build internal applications as well as manage domain acquisition and other systems alike. You will work directly with the marketing teams that support each artist as well as artists and managers directly. Candidate must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, team collaboration and be able to pivot quickly.

UMG Nashville consists of Capitol Records Nashville, EMI Records Nashville, MCA Nashville and Mercury Nashville. Together their roster of artists reads like a who's who of Music Row stars, including Alan Jackson, Chris Stapleton, Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley, George Strait, Eric Church, Kacey Musgraves, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, Shania Twain and Vince Gill

Job Functions:

  • Exercise your understanding of basic web design and interaction principles
  • Code web and mobile marketing tools, widgets, games and applications using public platforms, frameworks (HTML5, WordPress, etc.) and UMG's proprietary platforms.
  • Update content and creative elements on existing websites through CMS and site code
  • Lead a network of freelance contractors to outsource creative work as needed
  • Discover and on-board new contractors
  • QA sites to ensure all requirements are met, along with current web and mobile standards
  • Assist the marketing teams in generating innovative ways to market our artists online.
  • Continually evaluate competitors and industry trends
  • Being proactive in constantly learning and challenged
  • Draw on your passion for the web, technology and music
  • Other duties and responsibilities as needed

Job Requirements:


  • Expert Knowledge of CMS Platforms Wordpress and/or Drupal, HTML5, CSS3
  • Working knowledge of object-oriented development in Javascript, PHP and MySQL
  • Knowledge of hosting environments and DNS Setup
  • Familiarity with data and privacy compliance a plus
  • Working knowledge of design, a sense and experience for contemporary styles and trends a plus
  • General understanding of Google Analytics & Google Tag Manager a plus


  • Experience project managing external agencies
  • Experience and knowledge of mobile optimization, mobile development, and app development
  • Experience with API utilization and development with various social media and digital music technologies including, but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.


  • 1+ years of full-time work experience in web development and or Bachelor's degree / Certification in a related field

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

Valid Through: 2019-9-30