(Full Time Contractor - REMOTE ONLY)
Who We Are
We are Slicedbread - a boutique digital creative, marketing, and advertising agency based in Santa Monica, California. With the endlessly evolving digital landscape that is the world wide web, we are constantly striving to find creative and inspiring ways to communicate with the broader audience through the tools and platforms that helped us make information so widely accessible. With commitment, perseverance, hard work, and most importantly, the right team, we have no doubt that our unique methods toward online marketing and advertising will pave the way for more efficient, effective, and meaningful relationships that can be built between people from all walks of life.
What We Want
With big dreams come big needs. We are looking for a full-time, front end web developer that not only has a passion for their craft, but also the desire to grow with our team and the drive to constantly challenge the status quo. Our team comprises of individuals that never settles for complacency and we seek to find like-minded individuals that share the same philosophies in their skill and in their environments. This front end web developer will need to have the ability to handle virtually any front end development need, changes, and integrations across a variety of hosted and open-source eCommerce and content-centric CMS platforms. Expertise on platforms such as Shopify and Wordpress are critical. He/she will also need to be comfortable with Waterfall style work environments and using collaborative version control infrastructures (Git) with different team members.
We’d like to talk to you if:
You are a front end web developer who has a passion for coming up with creative solutions
You see development as part of design and UX.
You believe there is more than one “right” solution to any challenge
You believe that testing is as important as coding
You value expression of intent as much as performance in your code
The Ideal Candidate Should Have:
1-2 years of working experience as a front end web developer.
Proficiencies and experience in the following platforms:
Proficient in the front end needs within PHP.
Proficient in Shopify’s proprietary “Liquid” language.
Proficient in front-end frameworks, specifically Bootstrap and Zurb.
Proficient in using and altering MySQL databases.
Proficient in using version control (Git) from the command line only.
Proficient in extracting using Photoshop to extract assets from PSDs.
Familiarity with server structures, specifically Apache and Nginx.
Familiarity with Agile and Waterfall work environments.
Nice to haves:
Proficient with SSH from the command line.
Proficient in setting up development and staging environments.
Proficient in working with servers such as AWS and Media Temple.
Proficient with SASS/LESS.
Proficient with build tools such as Gulp/Grunt.
Proficient in systems administrative tasks, such as cache setup/configuration, server load balancing, CDN technologies, etc.
Familiarity with deployment services and processes such as RightScale.
What we offer in return:
A highly collaborative work environment that takes a team first approach.
Freedom to work in the comfort of your home office, cafe, etc.
Flexible remote work schedule and hours that make sense for your time zone and daily life, as long as delivery dates are met.
Opportunity to spend 10% of work time on self-directed projects/experiments/etc.
Paid vacation, holidays, sick days (it’s important to take time off to recharge).
Really awesome people. No joke.
Applicants will receive a test to demonstrate certain competencies and will need to have completed within a certain timeframe. The details of the test will be provided to applicants separately.