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We are hiring a Web Enhancement Developer

Joe D
user 54188982
Chicago, IL
Post #: 2
Orbit Media Studios
Job Description

We are looking for an experienced web developer to build enhancements for our existing client websites. Communication and excellent estimation and time management skills are required. The ability to quickly pick up other's code is critical. The work will done using a proprietary CMS, Drupal, and Wordpress.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Primarily build enhancements and support for existing client websites
  • Advise and direct clients, project managers, and designers on client requests, features, best practices, project scopes, and budgets
  • Provide accurate and detailed estimates on new enhancements
  • Work with a Project Manager to guide project development in line with Orbit's established process, including documentation of features; recording of progress, status, and accumulated time; consultation on all design deliverables; and creation and oversight of the testing plan
  • Implement sites based on Orbit's codebase and CMS offerings (Orbit's proprietary Mighty-Site®, Drupal, WordPress), including pixel-pefect HTML/CSS, robust Javascript and AJAX interactions, and secure PHP/MySQL
  • Contribute to the growth of Orbit by advancing personal skills, working with the development team to improve the codebase, and seeking opportunities to improve Orbit's tools and processes


Specific Skills + Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of PHP/MySQL
  • Expert knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Intermediate knowledge of Javascript, AJAX, and script libraries/frameworks (preferably jQuery)
  • Familiarity with Content Management Tools (preferably Drupal and/or WordPress)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work well independently and on team projects
  • Detail-oriented focus on completion of web development work within budget and on time
  • Strong client service approach and attitude, with the ability to creatively meet client needs
  • Sensitivity to user experience and an understanding of the latest UX/UI trends is a big plus
  • 3-5 years in website development


If you are interested, we encourage you to send us an email.
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