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compensation: Based on experience
employment type: full-time

Our firm is looking for an associate back-end web developer to join our team. Our primary aim is to fill these openings with full-time, on-site developers.


Develops custom, often complex WordPress-based solutions along with general PHP framework-based solutions. Aids sales staff, account managers, and others in requirements gathering, web project planning, and general technical questions. Aids other developers with system design and implementation.

Key Quantifiable Indicators

Bachelor degree in related field or comparable experience in web development required.

Experience working with similar technologies and environment.

Knowledge of PHP, MySQL, HTML/CSS, intermediate JavaScript, DNS, and Linux.

Experience in developing for WordPress.

Ability to breakdown client problems and develop a software solution from system design to implementation.

Reports To: Digital Strategist

Works with: Principal, brand strategists, brand managers, designers, programmers, development, account service, copywriters. Be a lively and enthusiastic team player

Specific Skills

•Strong understanding of PHP back-end development.

•Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.

•Intermediate to advanced knowledge of WordPress

•Knowledge of PHP frameworks (CodeIgniter, Symfony, Yii, Zend, etc) a plus. Laravel strongly desired.

•Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) a plus.

•Knowledge of change control systems, specifically Git, a plus.

Responsible for

•Contributing to "scope of build" conversations with development team, project managers, designers and other developers

•Integrating sliced PSD files (usually already converted to HTML/CSS) into either WordPress or some other proven open source system (note: WordPress is our primary CMS platform); many of our builds are responsive

•Developing custom web applications that drive business processes

•Setting up e-commerce applications

•Monitoring health and uptime of servers (general server admin in a managed services environment; no in-depth configuration required)

•Collaborating with design, strategy and sales teams to find solutions for client website projects

•Contributing to support of current client websites

•Participating in regular company-wide and team meetings

•Contributing to NSM's best practices; recommending, exploring and implementing better ways to deliver

•Growing personal and team member expertise through training, exploring and prospecting

Examples of projects the Developer will work on

•Setting up multi-site WordPress builds

•Integrating feeds from social networks

•Custom developing blogs

•Integrating with third-party APIs

•Customizing WordPress to support specific functionality

•Integrating shopping carts

•Building out responsive layouts

•Developing wireframe mockups to illustrate possible solutions

•CRM integration

•Contributing to the build and development of internal web applications to run NSM's internal systems and processes

•Ccontent migration

Additional Requirements

•Detail-oriented in context of a fast-paced environment

•Capable of hitting daily deadlines

•Analytical skills

•Pleasant, personable demeanor (face-to-face, on the phone and via email)

•Keen ability to multi-task; self-starter

•Capable planner

•A strong vocabulary

•Teachable attitude

•Sense of humor

Compensation: based on experience and skillset
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6560306264


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