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Are you our next Front-End Developer?

Do you enjoy creating custom WordPress websites? Can you launch websites and email newsletters simultaneously? The Front-End Developer is a mid-level role, with day-to-day responsibilities of leading medium projects within larger accounts, and assisting the development team on large projects. This role is responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including the implementation of WordPress themes and plugins.

Job Description

This role is 90 day contract to hire full time. We are also open to Freelancer applications. Both are flexible to be remote in the US.

Our team works on multiple projects going on at once, typically brochure-ware websites. See our samples in our portfolio. You will work collaboratively with our incredible team of designers, account managers, and strategists who live and breathe our core values.

DEVELOPMENT WORK:
  • Lead development of medium projects autonomously 
  • Contribute to large projects with guidance from senior development team
  • Execute development projects with efficiency and accuracy
  • Able to write well-structured, easily maintainable, and well-documented code
  • Expand web development skills in custom WordPress themes from scratch (no page builders)
  • Adapt existing theme frameworks to create a unique client experience
  • Launch websites and emails independently
  • Translate complex technology to simple language
  • Strong HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript and React skills
  • Maintain running websites
  • Perform troubleshooting after launching and while hosting a website
  • Tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design
  • Able to create a functional and attractive digital environment for our company, ensuring a great user experience
  • Willing to learn something new, not rigid in development beliefs or expectations
MENTORSHIP:
  • Mentor Junior Front-End Developer and Apprentice
  • Mentored by Senior Front-End Developer
GROWTH EXPECTATIONS:
  • In 6 months: Develop medium projects autonomously, show expertise in building WordPress themes from the ground up
  • In 1 year: Define path for one new skill for continued learning – opportunities to take classes, attend conferences and industry events
  • Potential growth to Senior Developer

Check out our benefits such as 15 days of PTO, 12 holidays, plus the week of Christmas to New Years off. We have a casual work environment, multiple insurance options, short-term disability, 401K matching, professional development, rotating DJ duties on Spotify, free gym and rec room access with a pool. Yes, a pool.

We pride ourselves on work-life balance as a small studio. We work within the given hours of the day, and if there are weekend web launches for security purposes, we give that time back in PTO plus additional time. We love our work, but we also love our time to live.

Apply and send your resume and portfolio samples, along with why you want to join the team.

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Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Mid-level, Minimum 3 years of proven success in development

Strong communication skills

Attention to detail

Work within deadlines

Problem solver

Curious creative and collaborator

Understands WordPress themes

HTML 

CSS / SASS 

PHP

JavaScript

Flex-box

Experience with Advanced Custom Fields

Experience with build tools such as Webpack and NPM

Git (Version Control)

Command Line

Familiar with mockups Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch or Figma

SEO understanding

Nice to have: Accessibility, WooCommerce, WordPress plugin development, Other CMS Experience, HTML email templates, AJAX, SVG animation, SQL with the ability to query databases, GraphQL, experience with Headless environments

Other Opportunities

While we may not always be hiring, we are always looking for future Glantzers. If one of these roles suits you, please apply and you will hear back from us.

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