Kin + Carta is an innovation and emerging technology firm that helps Fortune 500 companies seize new opportunities through world-changing digital solutions. As strategists and consultants, we help organizations evolve their digital strategy to solve mission-critical problems. As designers and developers, we build incredible hardware and software solutions that transcend a standalone product and transform an organization’s relationship with its customers.

Kin + Carta is seeking a Senior CMS Developer who is excited about development within the emerging technology ecosystem. You will be working on client-facing projects within Fortune 500 companies in the enterprise software space. 

Solid communication skills, a servant leadership attitude, a love of learning and an analytical mind are a must

Responsibilities

The Senior CMS Developer is responsible for leading Spire's marketing-tech practice. This person will be responsible for leading both custom CMS projects and Spire's new CMS-as-a-Service offering. The Senior CMS Developer will be expert in both backend and frontend development, including experience with many CMS systems (Wordpress, Drupal, Kentico, Shopify, etc.). They also have a strong understanding of UX design, digital marketing tools, and conversion optimization. 

The Senior CMS Developer will also:

  • Participate as a key member of the Marketing Team.
  • Participate in web development projects and knowledge share sessions.
  • Mentor other members of the web design and development team.
  • Design and implement new monthly recurring revenue streams.
  • Establish and guide the website’s architecture.
  • Ensure high-performance and availability, and manage all technical aspects of the CMS.
  • Help formulate an effective, responsive design and turn it into a working theme and plugin.

Team Interaction:

  • Creative – Lead designers to create HTML representations of designs and prototypes.
  • UX/Information Architecture – Participate in projects involving application development.
  • Operations – Participate in operational projects requiring application development.
  • Sales – Participate in scoping process for sales proposals.

Behavioral Skills:

  • Analysis – Recognizes, accesses, and communicates potential opportunities and risks concerning                   application development.
  • Logical Organization – Ability to develop applications and code in a logical manner.
  • Communication – Ability to clearly outline and define concerns and solutions. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detailed Oriented – Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Performance Effective – Responds with a sense of urgency to immediate needs. Understands directives and requirements for projects.

Experience:

  • Hands-on expertise developing for many CMS systems
  • Hands-on experience working in agency environment
  • At least 5 years experience in web and application development
  • In-depth understanding of frontend technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience with CSS Preprocessors such as SASS or LESS
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools

Being a ‘Kin’ has it's benefits:

  • Personal training budget;
  • Mentorship program;
  • Additional days of paid vacation;
  • Family premium health insurance;
  • Catered lunches;
  • In-house English lessons;
  • Weekly yoga classes

We welcome our Kin to show up as their full selves everyday. Because this is so important to us, Kin + Carta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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