Part-Time Web Developer

Department: Digital and Print Media
Reports to: Website Manager

Brooklyn Botanic Garden seeks a part-time web developer to work 20 hours/week in the Digital and Print Media department. As part of a small creative team, the web developer will assist the website manager in the development, enhancement, and maintenance of and other online and digital projects.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design, program, and produce new and updated web templates
  • Resolve technical issues through research, testing, and debugging
  • Manage API integration
  • Manage integrated third-party software and payment gateways
  • Manage upgrades of ExpressionEngine CMS and plugins

Secondary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop new features and functionality
  • Develop responsive website in Expression Engine
  • Research, recommend, and implement new technologies (web and software)
  • Document existing or new features in BBG’s website knowledge base
  • Perform other related duties or special projects as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 2 years of web development experience
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with developing for responsive sites
  • Experience with PHP, MySQL, and Content Management Systems
  • Excellent eye for clean layout and proficiency with design software (Adobe CS)
  • Creative thinking and strong problem-solving skills


  • Experience with ExpressionEngine
  • Knowledge of front-end frameworks and/or SASS/LES integration
  • Familiarity with Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with the Linux command line
  • Experience with Digital Asset Management and CMS integration
  • Interest in and familiarity with web analytics, SEO, and user experience
  • Prior experience in a nonprofit environment

To apply, please send a résumé, cover letter indicating the title of the position desired and days of availability, and links to projects you’ve developed/supported with details about your technical role in the projects.

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