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Web Developer

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation's largest animal advocacy organization, is seeking a Web Developer for the Digital department. The primary purpose of this position is to provide technological solutions to grow donor and advocacy engagement.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Working directly with the Web Development Manager and Web Programmer to research, evaluate and implement technology that optimizes donor and advocate experience and engagement across devices;
  • Writing clean code based on Photoshop files from the web designers, code review, and document code;
  • Troubleshooting and making updates to HTML email templates and communicate changes to the Email Marketing team;
  • Working with vendors to implement third party tools on all web properties;
  • Performing A/B tests and making recommendations based on resulting data and analysis;
  • Staying abreast of latest trends in mobile, web development and non-profit technology.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required;
  • Minimum of three years of work experience in front-end development;
  • Demonstrated experience with Convio/Luminate Online. Solid Drupal skills highly desired;
  • Excellent HTML, CSS, jQuery/JavaScript, front-end frameworks skills; familiarity with PHP and other programming languages a plus;
  • Follows best practices for responsive web design, page speed optimization, browser support, and accessibility;
  • Must be organized and able to multi-task in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with strong attention to detail;
  • Ideal candidate is data-driven and has experience with A/B testing platforms and Google Analytics;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Interest in animal protection issues a plus;
  • Familiarity with JIRA and Confluence a plus.

Please submit a cover letter and resumé using this form or fax to 301-548-7701. This position is located in Gaithersburg, MD.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identify, disability, marital or parental status, or protected veteran status.


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