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Front End Developer for Digital Agency

Austin, TX | Development

Job Description

Job Description

Space Chimp Media needs a positive hard-working, self-motivated, creative and resourceful Frontend Developer with expertise in popular CMS frameworks, Javascript, HTML, CSS, etc. to work closely with company Account Managers and designers to manage mobile and web development projects.

Working for Space Chimp Media will provide you the chance to put your development chops to the test and work on exciting projects that you can be passionate about.

The ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of cutting edge development trends and will have the ability to take detailed mockups from the Design team and convert them with an attention to detail. Must be a strong and compelling developer with a knack for overcoming challenges. A wide background in PHP frameworks, CSS3/HTML5, Javscript, and popular CMS platforms is preferred. You will also learn the nuts and bolts of what it takes to be a high demand developer.

Working at Space Chimp Media means doing what you love. We hire trailblazers, hackers and pioneers. We want people who can solve challenging problems, make a real impact, and build something big.

Responsibilities

  • Research development best practices and trends
  • Building award winning websites and applications
  • Communicating development strategy, deadlines to clients
  • Working with account managers to meet deadlines
  • Quickly iterate based on feedback from fellow team members, users, and clients
  • Setting up staging environments on Amazon Web Services

General Requirements/Qualifications

  • 3+ years of full time related experience
  • Strong portfolio of previous work
  • Experience with strategic brainstorming and creative execution
  • Experience writing scalable and efficient code
  • Past experience building websites and web/mobile apps from scratch
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Working with agile development processes a plus

Preferred Programming Skills

The more the better...

  • HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • Responsive Frameworks: Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation
  • Storage Systems: MySQL
  • PHP Frameworks: CodeIgnitor, Cake, Laravel, etc.
  • CMS Experience: Wordpress, Magento
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