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Join Our Team Web Developer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Blennd builds custom, award winning WordPress websites with a unique development approach that allows for a fully flexible user experience. Our themes require creative development solutions that will test your coding skills and allow you to explore new ideas and approaches. The ideal candidate must be able to build a website from the ground up using advanced programming concepts while adhering to the latest trends in web technologies to create functional, responsive, cross browser compatible experiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Build, implement and manage WordPress websites that accurately match provided design layouts through the use of custom developed themes, templates, custom functionalities and custom plugins
  • Manage, update & troubleshoot client websites on an ongoing basis
  • Build and manage websites in other CMS platforms as needed
  • The ability to navigate InVision, Sketch and Photoshop layouts for websites, digital advertising and other marketing collateral is required.
  • Digital media development including display advertising and email marketing
  • Assisting with technical discussions and technical decisions with other team members
  • Contribute to team development processes & standardization
  • Ensure all work is thoroughly tested before presented to the customer
  • Implement SEO recommendations and technical updates
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest trends in web development
  • Adhere to project hours & scope requirements and timelines and tracking all time appropriately

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or related field (Bachelor’s preferred)
  • 3+ years experience as a Web Developer in a professional work environment

CODE SKILLS

  • Expert in WordPress
    • Creating custom WordPress themes is required
    • Building custom WordPress plugins is a plus
    • E-Commerce (Shopify & WooCommerce is a plus)
    • Highly Proficient with Advanced Custom Fields Plugin
  • Highly proficient in HTML5, CSS3, SASS, JavaScript,  jQuery, NPM, Webpack, Gulp, Bootstrap 4, PHP, and GIT is required
  • Ability to work with REST APIs, Ajax and JSON
  • Advanced Divi experience is a plus
  • Ability to develop responsive websites with a mobile-first approach
  • Strong computer science fundamentals (Object Oriented Programming)
  • Experience building and maintaining E-Commerce websites with a streamlined checkout process
  • A track record of writing code that is clean, understandable, cross browser and cross device compatible

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Professional level knowledge of industry standard design software and tools including Photoshop, Sketch, and Invision
  • Multitasking & Time Management skills a must
  • Highly organized with attention to detail and consistency
  • Ability to be a self-starter & Self-motivated with strong work ethic
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and improve skills
  • Ability to analyze and propose solutions to problems

BENEFITS

  • Health insurance
  • Matched retirement account
  • Flexible vacation/time-off
  • Conference and career development allowance
  • Fun, collaborative work environment in RiNo
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Quarterly team building events and activities
  • Ergonomic workstations and in-office lounge areas
  • On-site gym and pool access
  • Free parking

APPLY NOW:

**THIS IS A FULL-TIME ON-SITE POSITION IN OUR OFFICE IN DENVER, COLORADO. ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE LOCATED IN THE DENVER AREA IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.**




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  • Please use the field below to provide us with the links to at least 3 websites you have developed with a brief explanation of your role in each project.















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