The web developer is an integral part of the digital team and is responsible for working closely with designers and information architects to translate visual designs, user experience flows and content into prototypes and functional interfaces for various web and mobile projects.
- Develop, maintain and expand clients’ websites and applications
- Translate static design layouts into dynamic web and/or mobile interfaces while keeping or extending the original aesthetic integrity
- Define and refine requirements and specifications for projects
- Produce clean, reusable code and develop cross-browser and cross-platform compatible web applications
- Understanding of user-centered design principles and best practices, and the ability to turn prototypes into functional designs
- Help to develop and further company documentation, specifications, templates, and standards
- Strong PHP skills are a must!
- At least 3-5 years object-oriented programming in PHP/LAMP stack
- Experience developing sites using responsive web design techniques
- Minimum of 2 years experience with WordPress developing custom WordPress functionality, plugins and themes
- Experience working with ecommerce platforms (Magento, X-Cart, Big Commerce, etc.) as well as creating custom payment forms with payment gateway integration
- Ability to configure and maintain LAMP-based servers using SSH, Webmin, Plesk, etc.
- Experience with social media integration (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn)
- Understanding of basic SEO concepts and developing search engine-friendly web applications
- Understanding of and experience in user-centered design methodology
- Superb attention to detail
- Capable of handling simultaneous projects
- Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
- You must be able to legally drive or have reliable transportation
OPTIONAL SKILLS (WILL GET YOU SOME SERIOUS BROWNIE POINTS)
- Mobile App, iOS and/or Android development
- Facebook platform/app development, Twitter API development
- Additional CMS/e-commerce knowledge (Drupal, Joomla, Magento, etc.)