Junior Web Developer

We are looking for a passionate and highly motivated Junior Web Developer to join our creative team! If you have a curious mind with a desire to innovate, test new concepts, and push the boundaries, Urge Interactive may be a great fit!

Technologies

  • Ability to create, adapt and maintain WordPress themes, working in a live production environment
  • Write well designed, testable and efficient code
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience maintaining WordPress plugins
  • Experience working with custom post types and custom fields
  • Experience developing websites with the latest version of Bootstrap grid system
  • Understanding of MySQL Databases, cPanel, Plesk, and PHPMyAdmin
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Knowledge of CSS with media queries, animations, transitions and transforms, and pre-processor SASS
  • Front-end code optimization for page speed and performance
  • Experienced with GIT client
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices, such as Microdata, Schema, etc
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Cooperate with web designers and partners to match visual design intent
  • WooCommerce knowledge is a bonus

Personal Skills:

  • 1+ years of recent experience as a WordPress developer
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to teamwork and execution
  • A creative, enthusiastic, flexible and collaborative person
  • Attention to detail and deep empathy with design
  • Cares deeply about performance and accessibility
  • Work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • High standards regarding quality of code and quality of user experience
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities

Company Perks

  • Cool coworkers to bounce ideas off/learn from
  • Generous PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Unlimited supply of coffee and snacks
  • Awesome company outings

Job Type: Full-time

Interested? Email cover letter and resume to careers@urgeinteractive.com.

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