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Senior Web Developer – Communications

Website Midwestern Seminary

Report to Vice President of Communications & Brand Strategy
Department Communications  –  Institutional Relations
FLSA Status Salary Exempt


To support the vision and mission of Midwestern Seminary and Spurgeon College by creating stunning visual and highly functional solutions for web development projects that creatively communicate our story, while upholding the brand standards and strategic objective of the institution.


  • Manage and maintain content, visuals, and functionality for all primary institutional websites.
  • Maintain the visual identity of Midwestern Seminary and Spurgeon College by creating web tools that effectively communicate its desired message and supports the overall communication strategies, goals, and brand guidelines of the seminary.
  • Build custom web applications and API integrations
  • Produce exceptional conceptual web designs and layouts that focus on UI/UX, Responsiveness, and Information Architecture.
  • Contribute to the design discovery processes through brainstorming, creative strategies, and team meetings, while ensuring brand consistency and communication effectiveness.
  • Maintain a strong attention to detail from a technical perspective.
  • Provide production support for projects, campaigns, and initiatives
  • Work with the Director of Marketing to develop unique landing pages and UTM codes for digital and print advertisement tracking.
  • Help maintain Mailchimp through HTML email development and list management.
  • Meet weekly with the creative team to discuss projects and brainstorm creative ideas.


The ideal candidate will join our team in-house (some remote work may be available), is a self-starter, collaborative at heart and continuously pursues new trends in web technologies and innovative designs while understanding institutional goals and strategy, brand guidelines, creative storytelling, and project parameters.

Including, but not limited to:

  • Christian with high integrity, actively pursuing a relationship with God
  • Exemplify the values of the Institutional Relations division:
    • Hungry: Hungry team members are passionate about progress.
    • Humble: Humble team members are eager to serve.
    • Smart: Smart team members are exceptionally wise in how they deal with both people and projects.
    • Happy and Hopeful: Happy and hopeful team members are kind, encouraging, and optimistic. 
  • Undergraduate degree in web development, communications, or related field preferred
  • Minimum three (3) years web development, UI/UX design, or related field experience preferred
  • Able to solve complex web development problems
  • Must work collaboratively as part of a creative team as well as independently
  • Expertise in HTML5, CSS3+, LESS, PHP (WordPress – preferred), Javascript, API integrations, Server administration, and Database administration.
  • A clear understanding of UI/UX principles, mobile-first responsive design, and information architecture.
  • Working knowledge of eCommerce systems and integration (Square)
  • Able to submit monthly metrics tracking and reporting (SEO, Analytics, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Adobe CC – Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Acrobat, or other creative and web tools.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of visual identity management and consistency.
  • Able to respond professionally to direction, constructive critique, and client feedback.
  • Able to prioritize, problem solve, and work well under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess a strong attention to detail
  • Must take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision.
  • Willing to learn and utilize new skills and information to improve job performance and efficiency.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A positive attitude
  • Must be able to pass background screening, including driving record
  • Eligible to work in the United States


Must be prepared to submit a portfolio of web development work, cover letter, and resume. 

  • Any questions regarding portfolio submission should be directed to Abby Currence, Communications Project Manager, at accurence@mbts.edu.


Full-Time employees are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Telehealth
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Employer Paid Life & AD/D for the employee as well as dependents
  • Voluntary Life & AD/D
  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability
  • Voluntary Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits from Guardian
  • 403(b) Retirement
  • Paid Sick Leave and PTO
  • MBTS / Spurgeon College Tuition Reimbursement for employee and dependents
  • Access to on campus cafeteria and coffee shop
  • Access to on campus gymnasium, exercise facilities, etc.


  • Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm
  • Shared office environment
  • Some remote work may be available


  • Frequently required to sit or stand for periods of time at desk or computer station
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Able lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the position.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so they may perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to the institution. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation.