Full Stack Web Developer

We Are Hiring!

The Gist:

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

About Matchbox Design Group

Matchbox Design Group is a marketing company specializing in web design, development and SEO. We pride ourselves on our technically savvy and customer-centric approach to building for the web. Our team is a close-knit group of talented individuals that love to collaborate and deliver results.

The Details

Job Description: Matchbox Design Group is seeking a Full-Stack Web 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.

Things we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years of experience as a web developer
  • Experience developing web applications using Laravel and Vue.js
  • Experience developing custom web sites with WordPress
  • A sharp portfolio filled with a wide range of sites. Code examples if possible
  • Strong understanding of typography, grids, layout, and attention to detail
  • Mid/Senior level in PHP, CSS, and Javascript
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and shift between projects easily
  • Able to manage your own workload
  • Able to work on a large range of projects both old and new
  • Comfortable working with little direction (You’re provided the what/why not the how)

Things you’ll do:

  • Build custom Laravel/Vue.js applications
  • Convert comps to WordPress themes
  • Assist in support of 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 up to date on technology
  • Can work in a team environment

Things you need to know:

  • PHP
  • Javascript (ES6+ & jQuery)
  • Git
  • CSS (Sass & Post CSS)
  • Comfortable using the Command-line
  • Using and maintaining build tools (Webpack, Gulp, etc.)
  • Working with package managers (NPM, Composer, Homebrew)
  • Working on a Mac

Things that would be good to know:

  • Laravel or comparable PHP framework(s)
  • Vue.js or comparable framework(s)
  • Tailwinds.css or comparable framework(s)
  • PHPUnit or comparable testing tool(s)
  • WordPress
  • WordPress managed hosting (WP Engine, Pantheon, Flywheel, etc.)
  • Laravel/General Hosting (Forge, Envoyer, Digital Ocean, AS3, etc.)
  • Visual Studio Code (It’s what we use but not required)
  • Joomla!
  • Expression Engine
  • Drupal

Overall, you must enjoy a close team environment and a job that differs each day. If you have all of these qualities, we want to talk to you.