Junior to Mid-Level Web Developer

Overview

Deep Fried Advertising is a boutique creative and interactive agency located in New Orleans. We are an agile team of 15, dedicated to creating beautiful, unique, and well-executed solutions. We pride ourselves on our client relationships, dependable service, rich talent, and adaptive design and development skills. We are searching for a full-time Developer to work in conjunction with the staff, clients and vendors to develop and produce beautiful web + interactive projects. We want problem-solvers who do awesome work and are proud of it.

Web

  • Front-end responsive development: HTML5, CSS3 (flexbox, grid), and JS (ES6/7/8, jQuery)
  • Back-end development: PHP, MySQL
  • WordPress custom themes, custom plugins, WP-API
  • Cross-browser testing: IE11+
  • Git: SourceTree or cli, must be able to manage merge conflicts
  • Familiarity with SCSS, GruntJS, Babel, ESLint
  • Organic SEO
  • Typekit, Google WebFonts

Skills

  • Fluency in current web development standards, technologies and trends
  • Ability to address varying client needs with creativity, adaptability, and thorough knowledge of web development
  • Understanding of databases, hosting, DNS, SSL, CDN, and mail server fundamentals
  • Ability to troubleshoot and unafraid to ask for help

Bonus

  • Email marketing campaigns
  • Responsive design / UX strategy
  • Motion Graphics / After Effects / video + audio integration
  • Google Analytics, SEO experience
  • WooCommerce, Shopify, Magento, and/or Big Commerce
  • WordPress plugin development, understanding of hooks/actions/filters
  • Familiar with BEM, SMACSS, OOCSS, or other naming conventions
  • Payment gateway experience: PayPal, FirstData, Stripe, etc.
  • Basic understanding of typography and color theory

What Else?

  • Mac only office.
  • Must work in our office in New Orleans, LA.
  • Ability to budget time and respect client budgets.
  • Must clock in client time and strive to meet billable hours standards.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in a team environment, as well as leadership when called upon.
  • Eagerness to learn and sense of humor will make you fit in here.
  • Local candidates only. No recruiters.

Test

If you don’t know the answers to most of these questions, this may not be the position for you.

  • Which has greater specificity in CSS: nav, #main-nav, or .main-nav?
  • What is the difference between ===, and ===?
  • What is the vanilla javascript equivalent to the following jQuery selector? $('.main-nav')
  • Which WordPress function is best for custom loops? get_posts()WP_Query(), or query_posts()
  • What is a WordPress transient?
  • How does “mobile first” differ from “desktop first”?
  • What’s the difference between em and rem units?
  • What’s an appropriate line length for a block of text?

Experience

We are looking for talent. Show us projects that made it to production as well as anything you’ve posted to Github or Codepen. You need to demonstrate experience in great coding.

Pay

Full-time position with pay commensurate with experience, proficiency and skill set.

Application

This is a new position, hiring as soon as the right person comes along. Please complete the application below. No phone calls please.

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