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Job Posting at (add)ventures, Providence - Lead Web Developer

From: Mike E.
Sent on: Thursday, January 12, 2012 11:21 AM

We are looking for an engineer that is ready to make the move from daily hands-on coding, to leading technical initiatives (with a bit of coding thrown in). This position is a fantastic opportunity for the right person, but is not a fit for every engineer. If the following “criteria” match your experience and goals, read on:

  • You are experienced developing web sites or web applications
  • You are as comfortable speaking to people as cranking out code
  • You can juggle priorities while getting things done
  • You are looking to be more involved in the development process, rather than being a developer 

The Lead Web Developer is instrumental in coordinating the development of websites, web applications, mobile applications, social media applications and technical R&D. You will work collaboratively with clients, graphic designers, and coders to define and execute all aspects of our development plans. In addition, you will be involved in supporting existing web-based applications 

Responsibilities include:

  • Works with account managers, designers, analysts and engineers (local and international) to deliver pixel perfect, functionally excellent websites / webapps / mobile apps
  • Leads the on-time on-budget technical planning, development, quality assurance & deployment of websites / webapps / mobile apps
  • Helps support our hosting infrastructure
  • Strong ability to jump in and problem solve / troubleshoot web applications and code
  • Plays a direct role in evolving our technical methodologies, tools and overall capabilities

Job Requirements

  • 4+ years Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP design and development experience
HTML, CSS, JavaScript experience (we will consider other technical backgrounds but LAMP experience is our preference)
  • Very good communication skills
  • Front end and back end experience building web applications
  • Broad knowledge of web related technologies
  • CMS experience like Drupal / WordPress / Joomla experience [PLUS]
  • SVN / Source Control configuration and management [PLUS]
  • Familiarity with HTML5 and mobile development standard [PLUS]
  • Website performance optimization experience [PLUS]
  • Knowledge of web metrics tools (Google Analytics, Web Trends, etc.) [PLUS]

If you are interested in joining our creative family please send a resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements, using "lead web developer" on the outside of the envelope or in the subject line of your email.

117 chapman street
providence, ri 02905
[address removed]

Sorry - no relocation or visa sponsorship available.

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