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Altos WordPress Front End Developer
  • Remote Anywhere
  • Full-time

25 days ago

Altos is a collaborative team-oriented environment with an entrepreneurial spirit. We've been around since 2003, designing and building high-quality, custom website solutions for a variety of industries nationwide.

At Altos, team members are encouraged to think outside of the box, be creative, and push the envelope. Ideas are welcomed and generated through brainstorming, and collaboration. The pipeline is always full, deadlines can run tight, critical projects are always on the table, but everyone pulls together to "get it done" because they love what they do. We are committed to process improvement to better manage workflows and the addition of this position to our team is an example of steps towards that goal.

Additional Details : This is a full -time job, and our home base is Bedford NH. We will give special consideration to qualified candidates who can work locally but will consider remote candidates. Please no recruiters. Check us out at altosagency.com to see what we've been building lately.

Position Overview: We are seeking a strong PHP developer with experience building custom and complex WordPress themes and plugins to join our Development team. We are a digital marketing agency that builds custom solutions for our clients. Our team is encouraged to experiment with new technology and maximize our capabilities.

The position supports all phases of the project life cycle and will work within a cross-functional team to assist in building and maintaining custom systems that support the strategic goals and direction of the business.

Responsibilities

  • Build fully custom websites from concept to completion, utilizing popular open source CMS platform- Wordpress.
  • Work with a team of project managers, designers, developers, and other stakeholders throughout the development life cycle (planning, building, testing, deploying, maintaining) to plan the best technical solutions to problems and execute development
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and enhance existing websites
  • Code review and provide feedback on the work of other developers
  • Improve internal tools and coding practices

Technical Skills

  • Strong technical knowledge of WordPress development - 2-4 years
  • Strong understanding of front-end technologies ( HTML, CSS, Javascript )
  • Experience with Javascript Frameworks ( React, Vue JS, Angular)
  • Familiar with code editor Sublime
  • Experience with responsive/adaptive design for Mobile/Tablet devices, leveraging the Bootstrap CSS framework.
  • Experience writing custom plug-ins and API integrations
  • Experience using Git

Personal Skills

  • Self-directed and confident working in a fast-paced collaborative environment, multi-tasking and the ability to respond to changing priorities are important in this role, with attention to project timeline and budget.
  • Able to express and communicate project progress, engage team members in problem solving and keep key stakeholders informed regularly.
  • Must be a critical thinker and problem solver with an ability to adapt quickly to new web design and application trends.
  • Always willing to learn, stay up to date with emerging technologies and industry trends.

It's a Bonus if you:

  • Familiarity and/or experience with other open-source CMS platforms like Joomla and Drupal.
  • Possess a strong understanding of package management and build processes leveraging, NPM, Webpack and Gulp.
  • Familiarity with animation ( CSS or javaScript based) a plus.
  • Existing agency experience

Salary is commensurate with experience. Altos offers a competitive benefits package for full-time team members. If you're interested in joining a fast-paced, growing agency with a strong reputation for building custom web solutions, then we'd love to talk.*

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Web Summit Senior Software Engineer – Frontend
  • Remote Dublin +/- 2 hours
  • Full-time

July 20, 2020

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About us:

In the words of Inc Magazine “Web Summit is the largest technology conference in the world”. Forbes says Web Summit is “the best tech conference on the planet”, Bloomberg calls it  “Davos for geeks”, Politico “the Olympics of tech”, and the Guardian “Glastonbury for geeks”.

Whatever Web Summit is it wouldn’t be possible without an incredible team of nearly 200 employees, including world class engineers, data scientists, designers, producers, marketers, salespeople and more. 

We’ve disrupted an old industry by building incredible software and designing mind-blowing events. We’ve revolutionised how people come together in our world. We started with one event: Web Summit. But now we’re creating category defining events all over the world, from Asia to North America. 

We’re just getting started.

About the team:

The Web Product Team develops and maintains websites and applications for our ever growing number of vertical sites for brands such as Web Summit, Collision and others.  Our Web Developers work with Design, Content, Product and Engineering teams, creating world class user experiences, connecting attendees across the globe and testing website concepts on an array of different devices. While they focus on our larger sites, they flex skills and try out new technologies on any number of interactive pieces and side projects.

Due to increased demands, we are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer to take the reins on new products. 

What you’ll achieve at Web Summit:

  • You’ll take the lead on the design and architecture of a new suite of products
  • You'll work in a small team of web developers, driving technical direction and decision making. 
  • You’ll participate in website design and wireframing, development and maintenance, content editing and publishing, taking the lead on certain projects.
  • You'll create and develop web content using ReactJS and the latest in Javascript frameworks and languages.
  • You’ll work in a collaborative environment liaising directly with various departments across the business to generate world-class web content.
  • You’ll provide support to the digital team with display advertising design and other ad-hoc projects.

Who you are:

  • You are highly motivated and passionate about coding and technology in general.
  • You have strong architectural experience, building out world class products from conception to delivery. 
  • You are comfortable taking a project from initial specs to completion, dealing with project managers and stakeholders.
  • You can gather requirements from specific teams and turn them into technical specs.
  • You love working in a fast-paced environment with varied and rapidly changing goals.
  • You have experience building custom sites on WordPress or other CMS platforms. You relish the challenge of learning new programming languages and technologies on the job.

Skills and abilities we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years experience in a commercial Frontend/WebDev role.
  • You've led teams and projects, from concept to delivery. 
  • The ability to write clean, responsive code without using a framework.
  • You are highly proficient with the latest Javascript languages, specifically React and Vue.
  • Excellent HTML(5), CSS, jQuery and Javascript skills.
  • Demonstrable experience developing websites, applications and CMS.
  • Experience with WordPress, specifically custom theming/plugin development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical teams.
  • Git/BitBucket or other version control experience.
  • Grunt/Gulp experience within complex applications a plus