Job Description

As a Senior Web Developer you will be part of our webops team and work very closely with our Design, Product, Business Development and Marketing teams. 

You will be responsible for front-end, and some back-end, development. Own, build, and develop new and existing websites and write and support custom code.

You should also be very familiar with HTML, CSS, Javascript and have strong design principles. We currently use a mixture of tools but are primarily using Hugo and Wordpress.

Requirements 

  • Expert in HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Strong knowledge of static site generators (we use Hugo)
  • Basic knowledge of Wordpress and PHP
  • Experience working with a design team to implement a front-end design system
  • Experience working with a front-end framework/library such as React, Vue, Angular, or Svelte
  • A general understanding of SEO practices and analytics tools such as Matomo (Piwik)
  • Ability to work fast and under tight deadlines
  • Experience building a responsive website across various screen sizes
  • Understanding of general web security considerations
  • Understanding of security issues surrounding all aspects of the front-end

Nice-to-have

  • Remote work experience 
  • Basic understanding of Terraform or other Infrastructure-as-Code tools
  • Understanding CDN systems (Fastly), VCL configuration, and cache purging
  • Experience deploying and managing AWS services and web apps

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with Product and Marketing teams to determine requirements for landing pages and web assets for new initiatives.
  • Build landing pages, and all other customer-facing web assets, driven by Product and Marketing teams.
  • Maintain existing websites and web applications.
  • Supporting our existing websites and building out new features.
  • Effectively translate designs into fully responsive and performant pages or apps. This occasionally involves offering design suggestions in order to better accommodate various screen sizes. 
  • Developing and quickly spinning up templated websites for new initiatives
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability.
  • Keeping us to a high security standard
  • Setting up and maintaining redirects, and general upkeep of sites.
  • Work collaboratively with geographically-distributed team members to help identify and fix bugs

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