Web Developer, Puerto Rico Department of Health

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Web Developer, San Juan Puerto Rico
Job Position Description

The Puerto Rico Department of Health (PRDOH) seeks applicants for a Web Developer. The candidate could be responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of a variety of health communication and marketing activities designed to impact positive health outcomes for Puerto Rico audiences. This is an outstanding opportunity to work in the public health field.

  • Responsible for overseeing website redesign, metrics, migration and development of www.salud.gov.pr
  • Responsible for the development of a responsive web design and great understanding of best practices for website design.
  • Lead key project tasks and work with senior and junior staff on the completion and submission of key project deliverables.
  • Support and oversee strategic communications planning, program development, digital communications, materials and content development, internal communication, project management, communication task management, and stakeholder outreach.
  • Work with PRDOH program staff and communications team to oversee the writing, editing, and graphic design of educational and promotional materials to support a range of communication efforts.
  • Provide administrative and logistics support across projects including managing project timelines, deliverables, and work plans, and developing meeting notes and monthly project reports.  
  • Implement communication strategies and tactics to reach and engage audiences to increase visibility of government training programs, resources, and materials
  • Reviews and coordinate clearance of messages and health promotion materials with program subject matter experts, and communications leadership
  • Oversee strategic planning and editorial content calendar across PRDOH Facebook and Twitter handles 
  • Responsible for clearing website content and directing team members who produce content
  • Thorough understanding of HTML programming


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, programming, or a related field. Experience in communications in public health is highly desirable.
  • 5+ years of web design experience
  • Understand entire web development process (design, development, and deployment)
  • Must understand at least some of the programming languages described (HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript)
  • Test website functions and take charge of building, maintaining, updating, and troubleshooting PRDH main website
  • Experience with social media platforms in a professional setting, including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Demonstrated experience with federal health agencies, developing, and implementing public health communications campaigns
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines at once
  • Demonstrated great attention to details. Given the intricacy of visual design elements and programming languages, the candidate must pay great attention to detail to produce professional work
  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational and management skills
  • Ability to think creatively and provide innovative solutions to communications challenges/problems


Please, email your resume to the attention of Lorna De Jesus  (lorna.dejesus@salud.pr.gov). Resumes will be accepted until September 18th, 2020.