Digital Applications Developer

Provides support for development, architecture, strategy, and design for all the Museum’s digital platforms, including websites, social media, digital signage, on-site and online interactive media and mobile applications.


  • Works in collaboration with Lead Developer and Designer/Front-end Developer to define, develop, and support the Museum’s public facing digital initiatives.
  • Remains current on development and design related tools/technologies.
  • Works with Lead Developer to determine, develop and maintain a future-focused information architecture for Museum interactives and websites.
  • Uses analytics and performance data to improve visitor and staff experiences.
  • Provides digital application support and maintenance as defined within the digital services SLA, including serving as a member of the after-hours support team.
  • Works closely with Digital Asset and Content Managers, IT, and external development vendors to ensure optimal functionality of all Museum digital applications.
  • Ensures that the Museum employs best practices for development documentation, workflow and version control. Promotes practices that emphasize information sharing, integration, archiving and sustainability.
  • Assists in user experience research, planning, and testing.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of departmental workflow.
  • Attends and presents at professional conferences as required.
  • Acts as a secondary resource for the creation and management of AMX programming and other forms of scripting in support of automation, video, and digital signage.


  • Bachelor’s degree or two to four years’ experience, in software development/design (i.e. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Digital Media Production.
  • Experience with:
    • PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.
    • Agile development, source code management, and documentation
  • Experience or willingness/drive to learn:
    • Drupal module/theme development
    • Composer, Symfony, JQuery, React.js or similar frameworks
    • Linux, Apache, NGINX
    • Prototyping process and tools
    • Automated testing, Continuous Integration/Delivery
    • Web services (REST, SOAP, JSONAPI, etc.)
    • Accessibility/Usability standards and strategies
    • Information architecture, responsive design
    • GDPR, PCI, and other standards and regulations
  • Portfolio of past projects demonstrating development experience.
  • Passion for iterative development, wireframing, mockups, prototyping, and user-centered approaches.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders of various backgrounds and experiences.
  • Interest and familiarity with current web standards and developing trends.

To Apply

Email, fax, or mail resume with cover letter to, fax to (607) 438-5410, or send to Corning Museum of Glass, One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830, Attn: Human Resources.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.