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Sr. Web Developer

Job Category:
Arts, Design, Entertainment, and Media
Career Level:
Management (Manager/Director)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Positions:
1
Company Name:
Brand Connections
City:
New York City
Country:
USA
Description: Your daily duties will consist of everything from coding websites from scratch to working with top CMS’s to build themes and plug-ins, to front-end development to launch to fire-extinguishing and teaching the rest of us to use throwing stars. We’ll need you to turn layered PSD’s into websites and email templates, work on social media integration and analytics with our clients, and work with our creative team to flesh out new concepts for everything from simple landing pages to sophisticated websites. Essentially, you’ll be working on new things every day, but primarily in WordPress, BuddyPress, Joomla and similar platforms
 

Responsibilities

  • Take websites from mockups to standards-compliant themes and/or HTML/PHP/CSS
  • Build projects in WordPress, BuddyPress, Joomla and other content management systems
  • Clearly document your work and defend your decisions while maintaining well-documented, reusable, and transferable code
  • Maintain working knowledge of new development software, trends, and practices related to your responsibilities
  • Build and manage development teams for larger projects

 

Must-Haves

  • Solid knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (jQuery)
  • Know how to fire up the inspector and fix issues on a web page
  • Knowledge of client-side optimization techniques, ability to collaborate with SEO strategist to identify and fix SEO issues
  • Familiarity with content management and e-commerce solutions, particularly WordPress and BuddyPress
  • Good understanding of all latest and legacy browser capabilities, including mobile platforms
  • Understanding of SEO and social media best practices
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with both teams & clients
  • Experience managing a team of developers
  • Ability to surprise enemies and escape from life threatening situations

 

Good-to-Haves

  • Expert Level knowledge PHP & MySQL
  • Functional knowledge of Linux/Unix, & Apache servers
  • Familiar and comfortable with common APIs
  • Super powers such as invisibility and immortality 
  • Your own ninja outfit; wear at least once per week. (Negotiable)