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Front-end Web Developer

Fresh Tilled Soil is hiring a skilled web designer / developer. The primary focus will be front-end theme development using standards compliant, high end CSS, XHTML, JS, jQuery & PHP. If you’re a rock star designer custom theme design is an optional role to take on as well. All of our content managed website are driven by WordPress 3.0, so a background in WordPress is vital.

Personality Traits

  • Skilled at translating complex business goals into working websites, with an impressive portfolio to prove it.
  • Strong communication skills, specifically the ability to translate complex ideas into “don’t make me think” terminology
  • A high attention to design detail, with a general interest in usability and user experience
  • A general interest in design, with a respect for design and it’s importance in driving a user experience online
  • The ability to produce and test a website that functions or degrades gracefully in all major web browsers (IE6-8, Safari 2.0+, Firefox 2-3.5 & Google Chrome)
  • Enjoys a challenge, and brings new ideas to the table
  • A self-starter, with an interest in learning new technologies and keeping up to date with the latest in web design and web standards
  • Not a reptile, amphibian or dinosaur… unless your an archaeopteryx
  • You’ve worked with and even written your own jQuery plugins and methods
  • Skilled working with a graphics editor like Photoshop or Fireworks
  • Experience communicating directly with clients during the process of a web project
  • A strong desire to constantly improve your process and workflow

Technical Knowledge

  • CSS/XHTML
  • JavaScript and jQuery
  • PHP Programming
  • Fireworks CS3+ & Photoshop CS3+
  • General SEO best practices
  • Extensive knowledge of WordPress software, specifically CMS setups

Experience with WordPress

  • Custom post types
  • Custom meta boxes
  • Custom taxonomies
  • Database design familiarity
  • WordPress 3.0 Multisite
  • Action and hooks
  • Custom WP_Query loops
  • Custom taxonomies
  • What else have you conquered in WordPress? Tell us!

Bonuses

  • Mobile web design & coding experience
  • BuddyPress
  • Understanding of Google Analytics & Google Webmaster Tools
  • Experience in a project based environment, working with multiple projects at a given time and meeting strict milestones and deadlines
  • Experience working with an agile approach to web design and development
  • Experience recording screencast videos for training

Benefits

We offer competitive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision & 401k, 2 week paid vacation time.

How to apply

Apply online at:

http://ftscms.com/index.php?p=99

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