Senior Web Developer

Job Description

We are seeking a passionate, driven web developer who will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred along with a keen understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Writing maintainable, standard-driven code
  • Taking ideas from concept to implementation
  • Translate designs built in Adobe XD to the web using best practices
  • QA testing for various browsers and viewing sizes
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Develop dynamic and responsive websites, banners and email templates
  • Working with the team to ensure the websites function properly for SEO and conduct SEO Audits
  • Staying up to date on new technology and techniques and educating the team as a thought leader and mentor

What We Need:

  • Experience in building websites (5+ years of work experience)
  • Fluent in HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, CSS, SVG, Responsive Web Design, Mobile technologies
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to work collaboratively, remain open to feedback, and know-how and when to defend development decisions
  • Experience with cross-browser and cross-platform development
  • General knowledge and experience of SEO implementation and strategy
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {{such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial}}
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development


Nice to Have:

  • A working knowledge of WordPress and its template hierarchy
  • A working knowledge of Adobe XD
  • Working knowledge of ADA and WCAG standards and practices


Pays & Perks:

  • Role will be based in Pittsburgh, but open to remote applicants
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • The ability to impact the growth of the agency, we value employee feedback & suggestions!

Flying Cork is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing non‐discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. The Company also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities, pregnant individuals, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in accordance with applicable laws.

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