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Website Developer - Website & Content

Any Major, Any Year


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Who We Are

Genesis enables UT Austin student innovators and leaders to reach their greatest potential by providing them with mentorship, startup capital, and real-world investment experience. We have raised over $1.8M to achieve this mission and are growing our team in order to multiply our impact on the UT entrepreneurial ecosystem.


Your Team - Website & Database

The Website & Content team is responsible for delivering Genesis’ online persona. When someone new to Genesis lands on our website, blog or other social media, it’s critical that these outlets provide an amazing first impression. The Website & Content team is responsible for making sure all Genesis’ efforts are well represented online from our signature events to our portfolio companies.

Genesis is structured to take advantage of the 80/20 rule, whereby 20% of each team member’s time is spent outside of their assigned project area on initiatives that both are both high impact and of personal interest to the team member. In other words, you’ll also have 20% of your time to explore new projects within Genesis.

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Your Role - Website Developer

As a Website & Content associate you’ll interface with members of the entire Genesis team to shape and steer the evolution of Genesis’ online presence. You’ll work closely with the Website & Content lead and team to brainstorm, plan, and then execute the needed changes to Genesis’ online presence. In this role you’ll learn skills important for project planning by developing ideas from beginning to end along with technical knowledge of web development through building new parts of the Genesis website.

This role is a great fit for anyone interested in gaining first-hand experience in building, running, and scaling a company’s online presence.

 

Qualifications

Key Responsibilities

  • You have a passion for startups, venture capital, and/or technology

  • You are a self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively

  • You are equipped to produce desired results from requirements and embrace asking questions and self-teaching

  • You have strong attention to detail and bring consistency to all projects you work on

  • You are interested in learning more and gaining hands on experience (or already have it) with web design, HTML, CSS, and Squarespace

  • Generate new ideas and initiatives for strategically evolving the Genesis website and overall online presence

  • Define and build new pages and functionality for the Genesis website to expand its exposure and reach

  • Collaborate across the entire team to gather requirements and ensure those needs are met in a timely fashion

  • Update and maintain all of Genesis’ online outlets to represent our premium brand and bring consistency to our online voice

  • Design sustainable solutions for any investments made in Genesis’ online infrastructure and presence

 

Position Details

  • Open for: Any active UT Austin student of any major and any degree level (undergraduate thru PhD)

  • Location: all across campus and at events in the Austin startup ecosystem