Web Developer

As Red Letter continues to grow in the digital space and offer more technical services, the need for talented specialists also grows. This position will be expected to continue and strengthen that growth by delivering professional level code for web projects. These projects will most likely vary in scope and type, so an important aspect of  the role of the Web Developer will be to ensure that the code delivered conforms to best practices and fits into the overall vision of the Development team.

Responsibilities & Duties Include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Build and maintain websites, web services, and other code-based systems. 
  • Adhere to design specifications and mockups with pixel perfect attention to detail.  
  • Avoid coding without proper design and scope documents in place. 
  • Consult with the Design team on information architecture for websites and alert team members when a feature request might cause scope creep or other loss of efficiency.  
  • Prior to implementation, review choices of software languages, frameworks, and workflow approaches with the Director of Technology.  
  • Adhere to Red Letter’s coding best practices and work with the team to develop those practices as the agency grows.    

Qualifications & Skills Include:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or previous proven experience as a web developer. 
  • An expert level of skill with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery. 
  • A novice level of skill with creating custom WordPress themes. 
  • A novice level of skill with PHP and MySQL (or other database management system). 
  • A novice level of skill with Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Photoshop and Illustrator. 
  • Familiarity with front-end and CSS frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation, Bourbon, etc.). 
  • Basic understanding of *nix shell commands and scripting. 
  • Basic understanding of DNS. 
  • Sincere desire to learn more about the full-stack.
  • This position reports to the Director of Technology.

Professional Development Expectations Include (but aren’t limited to): 

  • Front-end website development and frameworks. 
  • MVC architecture. 
  • Web database management systems. 
  • PHP, Ruby, Python, and other popular server side languages. 
  • The software development life cycle.
  • DevOps and Agile workflow strategies.
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