Overview

Owl’s Head Solutions, a virtual branding, design, and development agency, is seeking a freelance Full-Stack Developer experienced in development, deployment, security, and ongoing maintenance of websites. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is paramount.

In addition to technical skills, the ideal applicant must be capable of working closely with the management and design teams in order to help maintain continuous project awareness across all departments.

Responsibilities

  • Able to code responsive, cross-browser compatible websites from scratch using HTML, css3, javascript, and PHP
  • Work with the design team to ensure that the client’s needs are met and designs are practical for the web
  • Identify libraries, frameworks, or plugins that may be used to improve or enhance the client experience or shorten development time while maintaining the quality of the product
  • Adapt flat designs to responsive and interactive layouts while meeting basic 508 accessibility standards
  • Work with development and design teams to ensure consistency across projects in style and layout
  • Communicate effectively and frequently with management to ensure that projects are completed on time and any red flags are discovered as soon as possible
  • Write clean, readable code
  • Believe in “solutions, not problems”

Skills and Qualifications

  • Expert understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, SASS
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive and adaptive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Chrome Inspector and XDebug
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes done in Figma into working web pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of Git
  • Proficient understanding of PHP
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented coding concepts

Nice to Have

  • Experience with PHPStorm
  • Knowledge of React.JS
  • Familiarity with Wrike
  • Experience building custom WordPress themes from scratch
  • Experience building custom WordPress plugins
  • Familiarity with other CMS and Frameworks such as Drupal, Shopify, Magento, Bootstrap, etc

Please submit a cover letter highlighting why you’re right for this position, your resume, a link to your portfolio, and your hourly rate requirements.

 

About Owl’s Head Solutions

A branding, design, and development agency, Owl’s Head Solutions is differentiated by our belief that when form and function are conceived and implemented together, the result is a solution that’s vastly greater than the sum of its parts. Our creative range, our technological knowledge, and our adaptability allow us to think expertly and methodically as we craft the perfect solution for our clients.

We look for creative individuals in all company roles. We want people who aren’t afraid to put forward imaginative answers to complex questions, be it with regard to design, development, or process.

To apply for this job email your details to kateg@owlsheadsolutions.com