St. Louis Website Design

Full-Stack Developer: Now Hiring

The gist:
We’re growing so we’re looking for an amazing Full-Stack Developer who specializes in WordPress.  This is a full-time, in-office job. (Sorry, no outsourcing.)

The details:
Matchbox Design Group is seeking a Full-Stack Developer for a full-time position at our office in St. Louis, Missouri. We’re looking for someone who is fun, creative, has exceptional communication skills and is able to work well in a team environment. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of professional experience in the field and ready to start immediately.  

The position:
Full-Stack Web Developer

Things we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience in the creative industry.
  • Experience developing sites for WordPress that utilize custom post types, custom meta and responsive design.
  • A sharp portfolio filled with a wide range of sites.
  • Strong understanding of typography, grids, layout and attention to detail.
  • Expert level in HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery and WordPress.
  • Strong understanding of responsive design patterns, Git and other new web technologies.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and shift between projects easily.
  • Able to manage your own workload.

Things you’ll do:

  • Convert Photoshop comps to WordPress themes.
  • Assist in support for existing client websites.
  • Build new features for existing websites.
  • Estimate the time required to complete the work.
  • Proof/test your code to produce accurate and high-quality work.
  • Contribute ideas and development strategies.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies in new media.
  • Can work in a team environment.

Things you need to know:

  • PHP
  • WordPress (The loop, custom post-types and meta.)
  • HTML
  • Javascript/Ajax/jQuery
  • Git

Things that would be good to know:

  • Gulp
  • Laravel
  • Roots framework (Sage)
  • Joomla! CMS
  • Expression Engine
  • Adobe Flash (We know, it’s crazy, but some people still need it.)

Overall, you must enjoy a close team environment and a job that differs from day to day. If you have all of these qualities, we want to talk to you.  Send a copy of your resume and cover letter to