Front-End Web Developer at Spark451

Remote
Spark451

Front-End Web Developer

We are looking for a flexible, collaborative, intermediate Front-End Web Developer who is able to work in a fast-paced environment and help us bring our designs to life on web and mobile platforms. The perfect candidate is a proficient coder on the cutting edge of technology, and can capture users’ attention in an efficient manner.

Location

Remote

Responsibilities

  • Take visual designs and specifications and build them into complete, functional, responsive web solutions (most often in WordPress)
  • Fix bugs and addressing issues as they arise.
  • Communicate with designers and fellow developers
  • Involvement in all phases of the website development cycle, from working closely on understanding requirements with project management to testing and deploying your projects.
  • Use code to execute creative solutions that delight users and deliver results

Requirements

  • Knowledge of HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript / MySQL
  • Understanding of responsive, mobile design
  • Experience with building WordPress sites/themes/plugins
  • Understanding of WordPress coding best practices
  • Advanced Understanding of WordPress Custom Post Types and Advanced Custom Fields
  • Advanced Understanding of the WordPress Core
  • Experience with developing Gutenberg blocks is preferred
  • Experience using front-end frameworks (Bootstrap, Bourbon/Neat)
  • Able to adapt to our development workflow using source control, mainly Git

Additional Desired Skills

  • Four-year computer science or related degree
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum
  • Knowledge of other CMS systems such as Drupal, and Craft
  • Knowledge of the online marketing, advertising, and consumer social space
  • Has used Grunt or Gulp to streamline development tasks
  • Knowledge of PHP frameworks like Laravel
  • Knowledge of web servers and site configuration

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