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Web Developer, Front-End + Back-End
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Red Orange Studio is looking for an experienced, confident Web Developer who is ready to take on a new challenge and work in a professional boutique-style brand agency.

 

We are looking for a Developer who has experience with both front-end and back-end development, specifically for WordPress. However, candidate’s experience with other CMS platforms and learning of other web interfaces is expected. Experience with website design and user experience is not required, but a huge plus. Candidate must have a high level of experience with complex projects that require development strategy, research, collaboration with design team and impeccable execution. Candidate must have at least 5 years of professional experience as a developer, with a proven record of managing projects proactively, intentionally and intuitively from concept to completion. Developer will work with account manager, senior designers and art director to develop and customize WordPress websites, shopping carts, HTML landing pages, third-party and API integrations, and custom HTML emails. It is expected that the Web Developer is very experienced with all current development software and tools and stays current with the understanding of the functionality of new browser/device releases.

Qualifications:

  • Conceptual thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Detail-oriented
  • Collaborative
  • Client-minded
  • Able to manage multiple projects from start to finish
  • Flexible to handle shifting priorities and multiple deadlines
  • Can work independently or in groups
  • Great communication skills
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, WordPress, Linux
  • Ability to follow feedback from client to determine direction of a project
  • Strong coding ability to custom develop websites and HTML emails based on designed and approved prototypes.
  • Develop custom applications, features and plugins
  • Experience managing a website on WordPress platform
  • Ensure highest coding quality with each project, using best standards, while remaining efficient and mindful of budgets
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop

Primary Responsibilities:

  • WordPress plugin development and editing, WordPress theme development and customization, html static page development
  • Hosting setup and resolving security issues
  • Manage website maintenance for current clients (up to 25 websites maintained once a quarter)
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of internal websites/online features
  • Meet with clients and/or the art director to determine the scope of a project
  • Work from website prototypes in Photoshop
  • May be asked to assist with designing website prototypes in Photoshop (design skill and experience a plus)
  • Help present work to clients
  • Perform research on competitors and development trends
  • Develop email newsletters based on designed prototypes

Reports to: Art Director

To apply…

please email careers@redorangedesign.com with an updated resume (PDF) and a portfolio of your best work, to include 10-15 examples of page layout and graphics you have designed. Please include at least one spread from a magazine or annual report. Variety is important (please show different marketing collateral). This position is not for recent graduates. 5 years+ professional experience in an agency is preferred. Please do not call or drop by the office inquiring about this position. Thank you!