shark&minnow is seeking an entry-level Digital Developer with at least one (1) to three (3) years of experience to join our fast-growing team.

We are a strategy and design consultancy whose purpose is to serve as a catalyst for change in business and marketing and a disruptive force in creativity and innovation. We make the complex simple.

As part of a consultancy that is growing, this person must demonstrate a collaborative working style, great communication skills, a sense of inward motivation and urgency as well as the ability to thrive in a non-corporate environment focused on innovation. This position requires a creative talent with a proven ability to build marketing systems. Simply stated, if you’re a creative problem solver with a passion for creativity, technology and digital experiences, we should talk.

 

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
  • One (1) to three (3) years of digital development experience
  • Professional experience with WordPress, Drupal, Umbraco, Magento, Shopify and other web content management systems (CMS)
  • Professional experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and other JavaScript frameworks
  • Must submit a strong portfolio showing a variety of digital experiences that clearly demonstrate capabilities
  • Ability to travel occasionally

 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Digital Development: You are a passionate about creating digital experiences
    • Develop responsive websites built on content management systems (CMS) including, but not limited to WordPress, Drupal, Umbraco, Magento and Shopify
    • Install, test and debug plugins and create as needed
    • Maintain existing CMS websites
    • Proficient understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and other JavaScript frameworks
    • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
    • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
    • Evaluate designs, wireframes and other deliverables for development feasibility and collaborate with designers as needed
    • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
    • Contribute to cross-browser and cross-device testing to ensure consistent display in major supported browsers on Mac, PC, iOS and Android
    • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them
    • Communicate the intricacies of complex web development issues, acting as a subject matter expert both internally across departments and externally with clients
  • Design Aesthetic and Style:You have the ability to recognize great. You know the difference between “good” and “great” and are able to work through team dynamics, clients and timelines to defend great work
  • Conceptual Thinking:You are able to originate creative ideas and translate across marketing systems. Constant development of skills and exploration of new creative techniques
  • Teamwork: You are able to work in a participatory, team-based environment. You enjoy supporting and inspiring teams through collaboration in a culture built on mutual respect. Also, all employees have a hand in shaping our consultancy and culture, therefore regular and spontaneous get-togethers occur
  • Communication:You have an exceptional, open and fluid communication style, both written and verbal
  • Prototyping: You are ready to learn from failure, embrace an iterative process and you understand that success comes sooner with trial and error. You have experience in creating both low and high fidelity marketing deliverables
  • Openness: Successful candidates are optimistic, generative and open to new ideas and ways of working

 

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We value a culture of collaboration and professional and personal growth for all employees. shark&minnow provides a competitive salary, healthcare, 401(k), short-term and long-term disability, vacation time that increases with tenure and a generous company holiday schedule. If you have a fresh perspective on your area of focus, identify with our values and would love to contribute to our consultancy – we would love to learn more about you.

To apply, complete the application below and submit your cover letter, resume and portfolio. For extra credit, send us a sample of something that’s good, and send us a sample of something that’s great. Not something you created, and no explanation needed.

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Disclaimer

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. shark&minnow inc. is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.