Junior Web Developer

Mindvolt is looking for an ambitious junior web developer with frontend experience and working knowledge of backend development. We’re looking for someone to contribute in an open, team-oriented environment. Your role will include helping develop and maintaining websites, content management systems, and custom platforms. You should be able to help develop, test, optimize, deploy, and maintain digital projects. An ideal candidate should have experience building cross-browser compatible websites and applications with an eye for accessibility and performance. An ideal candidate should also have experience working with backend platforms and implementing content management systems that are secure, reliable, and easy to use. You should be able to think creatively and solve problems. You should also have a passion for best practices, clean code, and invention.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to a dynamic team of developers

  • Help plan and estimate projects in tandem with the creative team

  • Write backend code to implement and customize CMS platforms

  • Write frontend code in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Interact with clients to facilitate development and support

  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems

Essential Requirements:

  • 1+ years of relevant experience

  • Articulate communication and good organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines

  • Understand web standards, cross-browser compliance, accessibility, and responsive design

  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Familiarity with jQuery and CSS preprocessors

  • Experience with CMSs such as WordPress

  • Familiarity with server-side languages such as PHP/Ruby

  • Experience working with databases such as MySQL or MongoDB, as well as web service APIs

  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop)

Beneficial Experience:

  • Experience with Node.js

  • Experience with writing Ruby and Ruby on Rails apps

  • Proficiency with OS X/Linux command line and SSH

  • Proficiency with other Adobe Creative Suite programs such as Illustrator or InDesign

  • Experience with Git version control system

  • Knowledge of best practices for SEO

To apply, please send your résumé to jobs@mindvolt.com.