Junior Front End Web Developer
At VMLY&R, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking — harnessing creativity, technology and culture — to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people’s lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world.
The Web Developer will serve as a key member of Viscira's Web Development Team and will be directly involved in creating new media communication solutions, web applications and web sites for Viscira's life sciences and pharmaceutical client programs.
This position is a full-time developer role reporting to the company’s Director of Software Development. The person will also work closely with the company’s entire Production Team (Producers, Designers, Video Editors, 2D and 3D Animators).
Develop web sites and web applications using PHP web frameworks and CMS’s including Joomla!, Drupal, Laravel and WordPress.
Develop automation script to provision, deploy, manage or scale systems.
Participate in backend and front-end development for projects from planning to deployment.
Create clean, efficient, well-documented code.
Develop HTML emails
Other projects and responsibilities as assigned.
Required Qualifications, Skills & Abilities:
Bachelors’ degree in related field or least 1 year of professional experience in related field.
Experience with web frameworks and architecting systems that support reuse of components.
Working knowledge of SQL and relational databases.
Understanding of front-end frameworks for desktop and mobile.
Ability to develop HTML pages from existing design build-out materials.
Good understanding of responsive web design.
Knowledge of XML, CSV, JSON or other database interchange formats
Experience developing with components, models, plugins and/or web applications for WordPress, Drupal, Joomla or Laravel is a plus
Familiarity with .Net/C#, Ruby, Java, Rust or Go is a plus
Familiarity with Salesforce is a plus
Familiarity with debugging and profiling tools
Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and web tools and the ability to edit images
Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Strong communication skills and able to work as a team player.
Proactive attitude; highly self-motivated and able to work without constant oversight.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to multi-task.
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve.
VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.