Digital Humanities Web Application Developer  (Part-time, contract) (Deadline 6/15/20)

Digital Humanities Web Application Developer  (Part-time, contract) (Deadline 6/15/20)

Seeking a part-time contract programmer for development, testing and implementation of new features and fixes of existing bugs for Digital Mappa (, a DH platform for linked and annotative data for cohorts of digital images and texts. See current build of the platform at  

Submit resume, portfolio, three references and statement of interest by June 15 to

Employer: Department of English, UW-Madison

Location: Madison, WI (remote work permitted)

Rate: $50-80/hr depending on degrees completed and experience

Hours:  initial contract of 120 hours, 20hr/wk for 6 weeks; subsequent contract of additional 240-360 hours, 20hr/wk for 12-16 weeks upon successful and satisfactory completion of first contract. 

Timeframe: July- December 2020


• Completed BS or higher degree in Computer Science or related field preferred; upper-level undergraduates with appropriate proficiencies may be considered.

• Experience/interest in Digital Humanities software development

• Python, JavaScript, Ruby/Rails, PostgreSQL, React, ActiveStorage, SendGrid, ImageMagick, OpenSeadragon

• Experience with IIIF and Web Annotation standards