St. Louis Website Design

Now Hiring: 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)
  • 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