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Web Developer III - 18-00920
Ref No.: 18-00920
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/13/2018
We are looking for a Web Developer III who'll contribute to the development and deployment of both websites built with a content management system (WordPress) and static websites.
If you're passionate, conscientious and love to innovate, test, and launch interactive projects from large websites to editorial stories to mobile applications—this is the place for you.

What you'll do:
  • You'll work with the project team to fulfill requirements based on scope, wireframes, and design comps, optimize code within the code base, collaborate on QA testing and bug-fixing, and assist with implementation and deployment.
  • You'll collaborate with other developers, designers, project managers, and photographers to build complex functionality--All while being around some really nice people.
  • You'll determine appropriate tools, methods, and solutions for projects, help inform project scope, and estimate effort to inform project managers in setting project schedule and deadlines.
Required Skills
  • B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent professional experience. Three to five years of experience.
  • Understanding of basic computer science algorithms and data structures.
  • Extensive experience working with project-based teams.
  • Significant experience with PHP, Javascript, and the newest HTML and CSS standards.
  • Significant experience developing for WordPress or content management systems.
  • Experience with version control systems, such as Git and Subversion.
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors, such as Sass.
  • Experience with jQuery.
  • Experience using taskrunners, such as Grunt.
  • Experience contributing to or writing Wordpress plugins.
  • Experience producing unit testing and QA plans.
Additional Skills a Plus:
  • Experience working and releasing code to open-source communities.
  • Experience with MV* frameworks.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Wordpress core codebase.