The Macallan Group, a dynamic Media and Marketing firm located in Hoboken, NJ, is looking for a talented web developer. You will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins.
Front-end web developers are responsible for understanding and executing designs accurately. They must be able to effectively communicate with the creative team and clients. Other important essential skills in the front-end web developer job description include the ability to solve problems and adapt quickly to new web design and application trends.
Demonstrated web development skills (e.g., through a portfolio of work, storyboards, technical diagrams, etc.)
Proficiency in PHP
Experience with Git and basic command line functions
Strong understanding of performance optimization best practices and tools
Strong understanding of process flowcharting, wireframes, mock-ups, sitemaps
Strong understanding of website hosting and server technology
A firm grasp of SEO / SEM best practices
Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
Experience navigating Photoshop and saving images for the web
Experience with e-commerce
Extreme attention to detail
Love of learning
Ability to work with minimal supervision or training
Ideal Candidates Skills/Experience:
Web server/network/IT experience
Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
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 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
Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
Understanding of Gulp task manager
The Macallan Group is a quickly growing media, marketing, and consulting company located in Hoboken, NJ. We are comprised of a diverse team of creatives, entrepreneurs, executives, and industry experts. We specialize in helping clients solve critical problems through the use of technology, training, strategy, and marketing. We are looking for motivated individuals who thrive on challenges and stop at nothing to see them through.
A little about our culture:
Our company is made up of young professionals who pride themselves on producing great work and retaining long-term clients. All the while, we seek opportunities to grow and tackle new challenges. We work hard and have fun while doing it.
We like investing in great ideas and businesses.
Role: Web Developer
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