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Senior Developer

July 10, 2018

Full-time

(Austin, Texas)

what.it.is seeks an organized, talented and detail-oriented Senior Developer to take the lead on all development projects, from marketing websites to complex web and native applications. This role collaborates heavily with what.it.is Creative Directors to develop strategy and timelines for all development efforts, and will ultimately be responsible for execution across all milestones and deliverables.

In addition to working with Creative Directors on planning and strategy for development efforts, this role will be involved with securing and managing any outsourced development resources brought in on a per-project basis. When managing outsourced developers the Senior Developer will be responsible for reviewing code, troubleshooting issues, and overseeing quality assurance to ensure every project is executed at the highest level both in terms of front-end and back end execution.

At what.it.is, we are focused on one common goal: doing only exceptional work. The Senior Developer will play a critical role in ensuring that we continue to produce great digital solutions for clients. The right candidate will be a follower of emerging trends and technologies, engaged in the development community, and focused on doing intelligent, thoughtful work.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for taking on new challenges, learning new things, and testing emerging technologies
  • Ability to build and implement processes for development workflow, from git to deployments and documentation
  • Experience building and managing development project plans and timelines from kickoff to sprint reviews, QA and deployment
  • Desire to create the best possible solutions both in terms of meeting client challenges and building functionality in the cleanest, most responsible way
  • Fluent in current HTML/CSS best practices and execution
  • Strong knowledge of Javascript, Javascript optimization, and common libraries
  • Strong understanding and familiarity with PHP
  • Experience working with a variety of CMS platforms (WordPress, Contentful, and other headless CMSs)
  • Proven ability to test and troubleshoot compatibility issues across browsers and devices
  • Experience working in a fluid manner with design teams to take approved UI designs and make them a reality – Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite experience a must
  • Experience building with app frameworks such as Ionic, Angular / React, MVC
  • E-commerce and SSL experience
  • Experience on enterprise web-apps and software a plus
  • Experience managing multiple projects, tasks and deadlines simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Willingness to be flexible and responsive as priorities and client needs change


WHAT WE BRING

  • Competitive salary and full benefits
  • Challenging, forward-thinking projects
  • Diverse clients working across a wide array of industries
  • Emphasis on doing only exceptional work
  • Dedicated, hands-on project team
  • Flexible vacation

Job Perks: Full health benefits • Retirement plan • Professional development stipend • Performance-based bonuses • Flexible vacation

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