Web Enhancement Developer

We are looking for someone in Chicago to start as soon as possible for a full-time position.

Ideal Candidate

  • A gifted programmer
  • An experienced web developer ready to work in a team environment on a multitude of projects

Responsibilities

  • Build enhancements and support 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
  • 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

Interested? What We Need From You

  • Resume
  • Code samples
  • Start date availability

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

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