Part-Time Web Developer at Japanese American National Museum

The Japanese American National Museum is looking for Web Developer for the Discover Nikkei project.

The Web Developer is responsible for the maintenance and technical development of web applications of the Discover Nikkei project at the National Museum. The Web Developer works closely with Web unit and other Museum staff to maintain the Discover Nikkei website:, develops technical strategies and plans for Discover Nikkei’s web presence, and finds or develops tools to enhance its day-to-day operations. This is a temporary, part-time (24 hours per week) position with funding for one year (October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014).

At least 4 years of experience working with the development of dynamic web applications. Knowledge of Japanese American/Nikkei history and culture as well as the knowledge of Japanese, Spanish, and/or Portuguese a plus. Ability to use internet-based tools to enhance collaboration with team members and website users. Required: Solid grasp of Python, PHP, SQL, XHTML, CSS, and Javascript. Knowledge of basic graphic design, page layout, and image optimization. Understanding of website architecture, usability issues, and browser peculiarities. Experience using Django or other web frameworks and customizing open-source CMS software such as MediaWiki. Experience using Git or other version control system. Hourly $ DOE.

Visit for application form and additional qualification requirements. EOE.

Benefits: ERISA 403(b), Pro-rated benefit of 12 holidays, sick/vacation time; parking, discounts in museum store and Chado tea room.

Submit: Cover Letter, application and resume with salary history & references

Japanese American National Museum

Attn: Human Resources,  Re: Part-Time Web Developer, DN

100 N. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Email:  Fax (213) 830-5673

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