Web Designer - Developer

Job Overview

Google Certified PartnersUnder the direction of the Director of Marketing, the Web Designer and Developer is responsible for implementing custom web development throughout the entire client life cycle, including building custom websites and custom applications, and maintaining client websites. The Web Developer is a motivated and energetic individual who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, and able to work under tight deadlines.The Web Developer supports the many online brand presences with support from the marketing team, and uses development skills to support SEO and marketing initiatives during website building and maintenance. There is a very strong focus on SEO in everything that we do for our clients.

Detailed Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with backend developers, SEOs, social media managers and visual designers
  • Routine daily/weekly/monthly maintenance of existing sites and applications, usually WordPress
  • Develop web pages and supplementary websites as needed, usually WordPress
  • Creation of site layout/user interface from provided design concepts by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • HTML5/CSS3, with a good understanding of jQuery/Javascript, how WordPress works and WordPress theme design and development
  • Placement and layout of web site pages given provided content
  • Development of robust and user-friendly web applications
  • Proactive and reactive support for the Marketing group and clients
  • Specifications/Requirements gathering as needed
  • Communicate project status and deliverables to the OBX Media team and clients
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Minimum Requirements

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills required for day-to-day interaction within cross-functional, team environment
  • Creative, self-starter, self-motivated and able to work with little guidance in an organized and efficient manner
  • Must be able to think on your feet and for yourself
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; Recent graduates accepted
  • 1-2 years of experience in web development, using WordPress, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, MySQL preferred
  • A solid understanding of web application development processes, from the layout/user interface to relational database structures
  • Development to support SEO best practices and be able to come up with fresh new strategies to help better market clients’ websites online
  • Strong organization skills to manage multiple timelines and complete multiple tasks quickly within provided timelines
  • Ability to grow professionally in a highly flexible and fast-moving environment
  • Familiarity with Git version control system a plus
  • PHP/MySQL experience as well as a solid understanding of Object Oriented Design and Programming are a plus

If you have questions about the workload or what will be expected from this position, please email questions or go ahead and submit your application, resume, cover letter, references and samples of your work. We will review your application/information and get back with you shortly. We look forward to connecting with you!