Web Developer

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In case we’ve never met before, we’re WebMechanix – an award-winning digital marketing agency based in Columbia, MD. We run high-impact performance marketing programs for over 65+ clients, which means we have to understand our clients and our clients’ customers intimately and manage a lot of digital marketing and advertising to reach them.

We service clients across a variety of industries, including tech, software, education, and healthcare industries. And we’re looking for a passionate, expert hyper-focused on creating results for our clients. Sound like you?

Here’s what you’ll do

A Web Developer is responsible for supporting activities related to website development. This position will participate in regular programming activities as well as training and interacting with team members to support marketing strategies that will help clients achieve desirable results:

  • Queue / Helpdesk
    • Support account managers with miscellaneous technical requests and tasks, such as updating web pages, extending functionality or diagnosing other issues
    • Responding to questions in our in-house #development Slack channel
  • Projects (websites, landing pages, applications)
    • Create detailed web/app development project task breakdowns in Asana, including start dates, due dates and task assignees
    • Performs development related activities (coding) on tasks, as needed
    • Ensures project deliverables comply with the latest SEO and W3C standards
    • Package code to achieve minimal page load speed times and test page load speed with tools provided (for example: Pagespeed Insights and GTMetrix)
    • Implement standard and customized user tracking/engagement code and ensure data is being sent to appropriate servers (eg. Google Analytics) as outlined by a tracking specialist.
  • Quality Assurance
    • Adheres to quality assurance standards
    • Updates quality measurements to track improvements in products
  • Training
    • Keep up with the latest trends and technologies
  • Client Support / Sales Support
    • Communicate with clients to learn their needs, set expectations, train, and consult them towards what you believe is in their best interest

Requirements

Here’s what you’ll have

  • 2 years of experience focused primarily in the field of expertise
  • Thorough knowledge of:
    • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP
    • WordPress in the context of custom theme and plugin development
    • Website analytical tracking (Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager)
    • Technical SEO and W3C standards
    • Ability to use git repositories and version control
    • Website deployment workflows (production to staging, staging to production, etc.)
  • General knowledge of:
    • Effective team and client communication and workflow
    • WCAG 2.1 / website accessibility guidelines
    • Web security standards

Even better if…

  • Familiar with the needs of digital marketers; understands the “why” behind tracking and conversion optimization in order to solve the “how.”
  • Confidence in making the occasional creative decision during development
  • Ability to use core workflow systems (eg. Asana, Slack, gSuite, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate professionally
  • Ability to set expectations and be reasonably accommodated or otherwise recognize when compromise is required
  • Excellent time management skills and strict adherence to deadlines
  • Ability to engage other team members without unduly burdening them or otherwise being disruptive or uncooperative

Here’s what we offer:

  • Unlimited Vacation Time
  • 8 Weeks Paid Family Leave
  • Health Insurance options w/ Employer Contribution
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan w/ Employer Matching
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • 13.5 Paid Holidays
  • Weekly Training
  • Monthly Mentorship Meetings
  • Casual Dress Code
  • …and more! Ask us about our favorite benefits!
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