Harris Media

Lead Web Developer

Harris Media is seeking an experienced lead web developer for a full-time position at our office located in Austin, Texas. Our ideal candidate must have a strong web development skill set and the ability to balance simultaneous projects and deadlines. This individual will be tasked with more complicated website projects for higher profile clients, and will be expected to thrive in the fast paced environment of politics.

What You’ll Do:
-Join the team as a WordPress and NationBuilder developer
-Third-party API integrations for WordPress
-Build, modify, and use in-house WordPress plugins
-Use Liquid templating for NationBuilder
-Domain management and updating DNS records for clients’ sites
-Design themes using HTML, CSS/SASS, Bootstrap
-Maintain existing WordPress client sites
-QA sites during staging and after deployment
-Create clean, DRY, and reusable code
-Keep yourself and the team up to date with JIRA Kanban workboards

-Fluency with WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS/SASS, and Frameworks with Responsive design
-Skilled working with vanilla Javascript, jQuery, and other JavaScript libraries (Angular orReact)
-Working knowledge of version control (GIT)
-Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
-Works both independently and with other developers
-Adhere to best practices, comments in code, and create documentation
-5+ years of experience with WordPress and PHP
-1+ year of experience with NationBuilder
-Experience building custom themes, plugins, and widgets
-Experience working with third-party APIs – SOAP, REST and other (Facebook and Twitter)

Nice to haves:
-Experience working on an Agile team using JIRA
-Strong knowledge of web performance optimization, caching, and SEO
-Experience working with WP Engine Server Environment
-Experience working with local development environments (Vagrant, Ansible/Homestead)
-Experience with Sketch and/or Adobe XD
-Bash Shell scripting

Schedule and Compensation
This is a full-time position in Austin, TX only. Offering will be dependent on experience. The company also offers health, dental, and vision insurance options.

To apply, please complete the form below and include links to an active GitHub or BitBucket account so we can view your most recent work.

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