Backend Web Developer

Vendi is currently hiring a developer to join our innovative, talented and highly ranked development team. The developer will work closely with clients and agency team members (other developers, web designers, content strategists, digital marketing specialists, business analysts) in the strategy, design, development and maintenance of web and mobile sites and applications. 

We require

  • Mastery of PHP and proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Proficiency programming against a LAMP stack and in modern PHP-based CMS (such as Drupal and WordPress)
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or commensurate talent and experience
  • Agency experience is a plus

Job description

  • Work collaboratively with clients and co-workers to conceive, plan and develop web and mobile site and application experiences that actively engage the audience
  • Develop and present web and mobile strategies
  • Develop and maintain Drupal, WordPress and other web and mobile properties
  • Create a number of creative technology solutions and concepts quickly
  • Participate in creative brainstorming, idea sessions and critiques
  • Discern viable concepts and ideas
  • Distinguish between build or buy opportunities
  • Understand and implement accessibility standards
  • Organize and manage content efficiently and effectively
  • Develop test plans
  • Proofread, review and test your work; lead others in testing
  • Keep up-to-date on technologies
  • Manage your time to meet schedules and budgets on multiple projects

Additional tasks and activities

  • Compile web tearsheets and sample code for brainstorming
  • Participate in agency and client meetings when appropriate
  • Ability to estimate time needed for projects
  • Track all hours in agency time management system
  • Store all working and complete project files on designated server(s)
  • Assist director of development with agency-wide technology initiatives
  • Assist agency with events, projects and workload in whatever role and in completing whatever tasks needed

Talents and competencies

  • Strategic creativity
  • Strong programming talent and skills
  • Problem-solving approach
  • Comfortable translating supplied creative into HTML and CSS layouts
  • Appetite for research- and data-based decision making
  • Passion for the user experience
  • Dedication to excellent client service and relationships
  • Respect (and enthusiasm) for the ideas, expertise, talents and feelings of others
  • Impeccable attitude and work habits that foster insight
  • Discipline and self-motivation
  • Foresight and follow-through
  • Mastery of technology and tools

Join us! Please introduce yourself and include a résumé, portfolio or equivalent.