Email and Web Developer Job at Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor, MI

Job Description

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Email and Web Developer will be responsible for the creation and deployment of strategic and engaging emails, as well as project management for the email marketing program. The developer will also assist the Associate Director, Web and Email Strategy, with the design, development, and maintenance of websites that support Michigan Medicine fundraising efforts and initiatives.

The successful applicant should be highly motivated and well-rounded, with strong attention to detail and a commitment to quality work. Candidates should be results-oriented; possess strong technical, analytical, and communication skills; and be able to work independently while still functioning as part of a team, in a deadline-driven environment.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


Email Design and Development:
Creation of all email designs, working with existing templates and creating new templates

Responsible for coding and testing all mass email communications

Ensure all aesthetics are aligned with usability, accessibility, and web standards

Work with internal partners to translate strategies into exciting and thought-provoking designs while ensuring the consistency of Michigan Medicine branding

Website Design and Development:
Assist in design, development, and maintenance of websites for fundraising efforts and initiatives

Work with internal stakeholders to design and build online registrations forms

Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues with websites

Collaborate with team members to ensure web content is accurate, relevant, and up-to-date

Required Qualifications*

Resume with link to online portfolio showcasing candidate’s email and web design/development work

Bachelor’s degree in computer science and/or design, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Three years minimum experience with advanced HTML/CSS hand-coding skills with proficiency in email coding and experience creating responsive, personalized emails

Two years minimum experience as a web and/or email designer/developer

Strong attention to detail and ability to follow direction

Strong work ethic, time management, and personal accountability

Ability to produce clearly written and documented code

Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, written and oral communication skills

Ability to keep up with the industry standards and emerging trends and best practices in email and web development

Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Desired Qualifications*

Familiar with HTML email-rendering bugs and workarounds

Development experience with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript

Experience with Bootstrap framework

Experience with MailChimp or similar email service provider

Experience with CMS applications like Drupal or WordPress

Basic understanding of PHP and object-oriented programming

Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software, specifically Photoshop and Illustrator

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

About Company

Company: Michigan Medicine

Company Location:  Ann Arbor, MI

Job Category: Developer, Web Developer, Android Developer, App Developer

About Michigan Medicine