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Junior Web Developer (CHI #1819-99)

City: Chicago

State: Illinois

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Junior Web Developer to join our incredible team in our Chicago, IL Office. Working as a member of the Digital Strategy & Information Technology Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. 

In this role, you will be responsible for creating, updating and troubleshooting constituent facing websites and other online materials, properties and platforms. Provides internal facing technical support to both the core work team and to select association staff members.

Web Development

  • Working as part of the Digital Strategy team to create, enhance and troubleshoot public facing online properties
  • Leverage the underlying platform architecture to collect data insights based on visitor behavior.
  • Create, execute, measure and refine long-term web strategy focused on growth.
  • Analyze user needs to implement website content, graphics, performance and capacity. 
  • Apply design and coding standards to ensure consistency across applications
  • Provide technical solutions to address business needs of internal stakeholders.  
  • Identify and implement improvements in online user experience. Determine best practices for web user experience.  Make data driven decisions surrounding design and changes in functionality.
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using standard

Project Management/Technical Support

  • Provide technical support and production assistance for staff members located across the country
  • Collaborate with cross-divisional staff and chartered associations to implement digital campaign assets which align with overarching strategic goals
  • Manage projects tasks, timelines and communications.  Communicate project status and deliverables with managers.
  • Collaborate with management or development teams to prioritize needs, resolve conflicts, develop content criteria or choose solutions.
  • Act as liaison between local/charter staff and outside vendors, when required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience
  • At least two years of hands on experience with programming languages such as HTML and CSS
  • Experience with JavaScript, JQuery and API's
  • Understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the demonstrated ability to present findings and recommendations to business users and/or leadership
  • Ability to communicate directly with peers, managers and clients/stakeholders while leading development to a completed and successful solution
  • Strong organization skills to manage multiple timelines and complete tasks quickly within the constraints of timelines and budgets
  • Experience with Blackbaud and/or Convio Luminate is preferred but not required
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. 


To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):

Human Resources Department
American Lung Association
Email:  [email protected]

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


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