Full-time Front End Developer for our Manhattan office.

You: possess the experience to help us execute creative concepts in the form of new site features, landing pages, email campaigns, digital banner / PPC ads, social media content, and more. You’re a developer first but aren’t afraid of wearing other hats when the need arises, or of taking a leadership role to push the product and company forward.

We: are a digital media company exploring the intersection between science & science fiction. Creativity, curiosity, and flexibility are among our core values. Our main project, OuterPlaces.com, publishes 10+ times per day and serves roughly 1 million visitors monthly. We need a conversion-savvy web developer to help translate our business goals into performant UI and growth.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of responsive front-end web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Familiarity with PHP CMS’s (Joomla is a big plus)

  • Understanding of cross-browser and cross device testing (our audience is overwhelmingly mobile)

  • Understanding of SEO best practices

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical team members and clients

  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator or similar

  • Experience creating custom graphics for the web and email

It would be awesome if you had a/an:

  • Experience working with Joomla and WordPress sites before
  • Experience working in a team environment, but could also work on your own based on project requirements
  • Passion for learning new technologies and improving your skill set through self-learning
  • Inherent ability to solve problems by thinking strategically
  • Ability to work efficiently under deadlines

Technologies we use:

  • PHP/Joomla CMS
  • SASS/SCSS
  • Javascript/jQuery
  • Gulp
  • Git & Github

Does that sound like you? Send your resume and a brief cover letter to info@outerplaces.com with the subject "Front End Developer"