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Manager of Web Development

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Granicus | Professional Services | St. Paul, MN

The Manager of Web Development is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Web Development team. The team consists of full stack engineers creating City and County websites built on our in-house CMS. The team works closely with UX Design, QA, Project Management, and Implementation resources. 

As their Manager, you’ll confidently lead and promote a high performance culture emphasizing empowerment, quality, productivity, and goal attainment. You’ll also interface with our Product team – gaining full exposure and high influence across the Products, Processes, and People that make our CMS offering the best in class. Candidates must bring a consultative approach and a "whatever it takes" attitude to ensure client success.

What You'll Do:

  • Provide insight to UX Designers and Project Managers about platform requirements and limitations
  • Provide leadership in designing and delivering processes while ensuring alignment to good development practices
  • Responsible for static and dynamic HTML programming and scripted document conversion and content migration with a focus on front end
  • Manage, motivate, mentor and encourage direct reports
  • Build HTML pages based on technical specification documents (Adobe XD)
  • Convert/slice graphic designs (Photoshop/PSD’s) into HTML format (with CSS & JS)
  • Integration of HTML slices into an in-house CMS (Content Management System)
  • Enhance and maintain the dev. operations design system
  • Leads the development and QA teams throughout the entire HTML integration lifecycle, from project initiation towards delivery, with a focus on quality
  • Manage a backlog ensuring timely completion of tasks assigned to you and others
  • Follow standards and maintain documentations
  • Develop and maintain any approved CMS customizations
  • Work within project teams, adhering to strict timeframes and budgets
  • Up to 20% Travel

Skills & Requirements

Who You Are:

  • You have a minimum of 3 years of experience of full-time and professional front end development with responsive design
  • You are highly proficient with modern CSS and HTML techniques and strategies while maintaining cross-browser compatibility
  • You can produce sites from supplied XD or PSD files into final site’s CMS using standardized HTML5 markup and CSS3 definitions and structures
  • You bring knowledge of CSS preprocessors such as LESS/SASS
  • You have a strong background in vanilla JavaScript is preferred, experience with certain frameworks or libraries (AngularJS, jQuery) is a plus
  • You have familiarity with ASP.NET Core and Razor syntax
  • You have familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Team Foundation Server and Source Safe is a plus
  • You can demonstrate knowledge of relational databases, MS-SQL is a plus
  • You have proven experience building and leading cohesive teams where each member takes accountability and is empowered to do exceptional work
  • You are strong leadership skills to ensure the team is comprised of highly motivated, appropriately trained, well-informed individuals who each understand his/her responsibilities, and how those responsibilities affect the team and the business as a whole
  • You have the ability to optimize limited resources creatively during unforeseen business critical situations to ensure ongoing and uninterrupted service to customers
  • You have excellent stress management. Can work under pressure without compromising professionalism and maintaining sound decision making skills and productivity
  • You are continually re-think processes to improve workflow in own department and cross functionally
  • You are familiar with Web Accessibility Standards Section 508/WCAG 2.0 is a plus 


Granicus is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.