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Front End Developer

The gist:

We need help so we’re looking for an amazing front-end developer that specializes in WordPress.  This is a full-time, in office job so sorry, no outsourcing.

The details:

Matchbox Design Group is seeking a front end web developer for a full-time position at our office in St. Louis, Missouri.  We’re looking for someone that 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 be ready to start immediately.  

The position: Front End 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 and 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
  • Team-oriented and capable of directing developers and contractors
  • You can manage your own workload

Things you’ll do:

  • Convert Photoshop comps to WordPress themes
  • Estimating the time required to complete the work
  • Proofing/testing your code to produce accurate and high-quality work
  • Contributing ideas and development strategies
  • Keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Things you need to know:

  • WordPress (The loop, custom post-types, and meta)
  • HTML, HTML5
  • CSS, CSS3, SASS
  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • Git

Things that would be good to know:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Grunt
  • Roots framework
  • Joomla! CMS
  • Drupal
  • 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 info@matchboxdesigngroup.com.

Categories:  St. Louis Website Design

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Cullen Whitmore

Cofounder

Cullen is a master of process and is relentlessly monitoring the emerging development and engagement trends, UX best practices and platform capabilities. His passion is to architect and develop custom solutions and processes that empower our clients to grow their businesses.

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