CDS: Web Developer (Contract)

Convention Data Services is seeking to hire a Contract Web Developer-In house/6 month duration minimum

Position:             Web Developer (Contract) / Local (non-remote)

Department:       Information Services

Reports To:         Web Development Manager

Contracted Position Summary 

The Information Services Web Developer serves as the primary technical point of contact for all client events they are assigned.  In addition to completing a major portion of the technical tasks for the event, the Web Developer serves as the technical team leader and assists in the priority management of technology. 

Essential Functions  

1.    Build, test and deploy client registration/event web sites.

2.    Serve as the primary technical contact for events and clients.

3.    Act as CDS liaison for technical issues.

4.    Import, clean and set up databases as required.

5.    Other duties as assigned by department manager.

Essential Show Team Functions 

1.    Attend all event-specific and company meetings.

2.    Primary point of contact for onsite staff for assigned events.

3.    As needed, travel to shows in support of clients events.

4.    Provide custom configurations and support as required.

Skills Required 

Must have excellent organizational, analytical, customer service, written and oral communication skills.  Attention to detail and analytical abilities required.  Individual must have excellent interpersonal skills required to interact with clients, colleagues and all management levels.  Ability to handle stressful situations, multiple tasks simultaneously and perform within tight time constraints is crucial.  Must be a team player and produce high quality “readable” code.

Technical Skills Required 

  • Web development and Legacy Code Maintenance
  • Classic ASP (VB Script), JavaScript, HTML, CSS proficiency
  • Proficiency in other web scripting languages is a big benefit
  • PHP, Ruby, Python, Perl
  • Experience using contemporary Web Development languages, frameworks and practices
  • HTML5, CSS3, Javascript libraries (jQuery)
  • SQL, stored procedures
  • Experience using Visual Studio, SQL Server, and SVN/GIT preferred


Four-year college degree or equivalent industry experience is preferred.  Web site team authoring, team programming experience is preferred.

This position summary outlines the general nature of the duties and requirements of this position.  The

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