Min. Level Front-End Developer

Alpharetta, Georgia | Freelance | Job ID #51416 |
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Onward Search is hiring a Mid. Level Front-End Developer for an Agency client located in north Atlanta

Job Summary:

  • The front-end developer will augment the current digital team.
  • This is a WordPress shop so we are looking for an experienced developer who has the desire to learn and grow their expertise in a fast paced environment where no two days are ever the same.
  • Our ideal candidate is someone who has a wide background, from having to do it all in a smaller shop or as a freelancer, and now is ready to take a challenge themselves by taking a step up in project size and responsibility.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work independently and with teams to develop new websites and maintain existing websites
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Assisting in establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.
  • Help manage hosting for websites and other internal digital platforms
  • Flexibility and desire to help out where needed even if it’s not in the job description

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of full-time Wordpress experience including custom theme development - REQUIRED
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Experience solving common UI/UX problems when translating digital designs
  • Knowledge of design programs (Photoshop, Sketch, etc) to translate design assets from the creative staff
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Experience using CSS pre-processers like SASS / LESS
  • Experience with automation tools like Gulp / Grunt
  • Proficient understanding of GIT
  • Experience with managing hosting platforms, domains and DNS.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Comfortable working in a team or as a single developer on projects or in a team

Great to Haves:

  • Google Analytics experience or even better, certification
  • Google Tag Manager experience
  • Experience coding HTML emails from scratch
  • Experience with paid media - Google Ads, Facebook Ads, Bing Ads, etc…
  • Digital design background
  • SEO experience

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.