Web Developer

We are looking for someone to start right away for a full-time position in Chicago.

Ideal Candidate

  • Candidates must have experience working in a team environment with strong communication and time management skills.
  • This individual should have 3+ years experience in Web Development (PHP, HTML/CSS, Javascript, MySQL).
  • Our ideal candidate will have 2+ years of Drupal experience. WordPress experience is a plus.
  • Must have experience with Photoshop.

Responsibilities

  • Building marketing and e-commerce sites utilizing Orbit’s codebase and CMS offerings (Drupal, Orbit’s proprietary Mighty-SiteĀ®, and WordPress).
  • Create pixel-perfect and optimized HTML/CSS, robust Javascript and AJAX interactions, and secure PHP/MySQL.
  • Add enhancements and provide timely support for existing client websites.
  • Follow existing development process. Work closely with a project manager to guide project development, including documentation of features, recording of progress, status, and accumulated time, consultation on all design deliverables, and creation and oversight of the testing plan.
  • Advise and direct clients, project managers, and designers on client requests, features, best practices, project scopes, and budgets.
  • 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 HTML/CSS
  • Intermediate knowledge of Javascript, AJAX, and script libraries/frameworks (preferably JQuery)
  • Intermediate knowledge of PHP/MySQL
  • Intermediate knowledge of development approaches toward API and custom integration
  • Intermediate knowledge of Drupal or WordPress development
  • Familiarity with other Content Management Tools
  • Expert knowledge of the website development process, including the ability to understand project goals and drivers and to deliver exceptional results
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work well within both a larger development team and individual project teams
  • Strong client service approach and attitude, with the ability to creatively meet client needs
  • Detail-oriented focus on completion of web development work within budget and on time
  • 3-5 years in website development

Interested? What We Need From You

  • Resume
  • Start Date Availability

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

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