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4 Nov 2020

Part-Time Website Developer

Redstart Creative – Posted by CourtneyRedstart Anywhere

Job Description

About us

At Redstart Creative, we’re passionate about what we do: providing branding and digital marketing to nonprofits and small businesses who are empowering positive change in the world. We work with organizations who are leading efforts for social impact and equity in education, the environment, and human services in their communities.

Redstart is committed to social justice, equity and inclusion. We are continuously working to be an inclusive place for all to work. We value and encourage collaboration, community service, initiative and continue to attract employees working for the greater good. We foster a culture that supports employee empowerment, diversity, social justice, career development and passion/ownership in our work.

We recognize that your work is only a part of who you are. At Redstart Creative we value the whole person. We encourage all aspects of our team’s lives (babies, dogs, hobbies etc.)  to be present and brought to their experience with Redstart as they feel comfortable.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender disability, age, pregnancy or marital status or characteristics (or those of a family member) or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

 

Job Summary

Redstart Creative is seeking an experienced web developer to help us expand our website service offerings. The position is remote and candidates must be based in the United States.

We currently develop WordPress websites using Beaver Builder and custom WordPress sites from scratch. Now we are looking for a web developer who has experience creating sites using platforms such as Drupal and Kentico. Our goal is to be able to pursue contracts with government and large business websites.

Are you a creative web developer who can share your expertise and help our team think bigger? Can you combine knowledge of front-end and back-end development with excellent communication and collaborative skills? Maybe you have unique life experiences that can help us brainstorm, broaden our perspective and push our boundaries. Candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Job Type

Part-time, Non-exempt

Location

United States, Remote

Pay Rate

$60-70 per hour

Responsibilities

  • Develop WordPress sites using Beaver Builder as well as custom sites from scratch; create sites from flexible CMS platforms such as Drupal and Kentico
  • Implement and update applications and front-end programming technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, SaSS, JavaScript and JQuery, combining design and programming to meet functional and security standards
  • Implement back-end PHP technologies, as well as troubleshoot and document PHP-related issues, with an eye on meeting the client’s needs
  • Collaborate with internal team to apply expertise to various technical problems, assist with proposals, and gather requirements and functional specifications for projects
  • Mentor and share knowledge with staff as the internal expert on all things web development; provide insights that will encourage creative and innovative approaches to website services
  • Communicate on a regular basis with stakeholders and management on matters such as approval of wireframe and functional specifications and provide clear and helpful feedback to internal team
  • This role may be asked to perform other duties as required by business needs

Qualifications (Must Have)

  • At least 5 years of web development experience, including site building, coding and writing scripts
  • Ability to create sites from WordPress, as well as coding custom functions to be integrated with existing WordPress websites; experience using Beaver Builder is a plus
  • Strong content management skills, including ability to create sites from flexible CMS platforms such as Drupal, Kentico
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, SaSS, JavaScript and jQuery, with the ability to work independently as well as collaborate with a team
  • Strong understanding of back-end development using PHP, including writing scripts and coding to create or modify software and applications to suit a client’s needs
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites optimized for smartphones and tablets using a mobile-first approach
  • Experience working with Google Analytics to track conversions, traffic and other metrics and Google Tag Manager to manage measurement and marketing optimization tags
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages that meet user needs and goals
  • Excellent communication skills, such as clarity, concision, confidence and the ability to listen with open-mindedness and respect
  • Ability to collaborate with others through communication, clear goal-setting, active listening, brainstorming and problem solving
  • Good project management skills, including leadership, critical thinking, cost management, risk management and scheduling

Qualifications (Preferred)

  • Knowledge of Salesforce as a tool for connecting with customers and gaining insight through analytics, with the goal of marketing to clients and tracking client activity
  • Design background, with experience in creating and designing the layout of new or existing websites or pages with text, sounds, graphics and videos
  • Municipal government web design and development experience using Drupal and other CMS platforms; experience developing websites that facilitate accessibility and public sector engagement through web kiosks, digital assistants and other interactive applications

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Prolonged periods of sitting or standing at a desk with computer and keyboard
  • Work to be conducted remotely/from home
  • Requires accessing electronic information, or communicating with others in a remote way, which means it is often necessary to use electronic devices (e.g., laptop, cell phone, etc.)

Redstart Creative is committed to providing equal employment opportunities. We encourage individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to fostering the diversity of our team and we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.  

How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter and portfolio to courtney@redstartcreative.com

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 67 days.

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