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Jr. Front End Web Developer

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Revolution Messaging is hiring a Front-End Developer to join our full-service digital agency. We are a politically-progressive technology firm that works with campaigns, organizations and nonprofits. As the newest member of our team, you will be responsible for working closely with our designers while building custom websites, as well as contributing to large projects with our distributed technology team.

About You

You have a deep understanding of the latest html and css specifications, strong knowledge of Javascript (not just the frameworks), and the ability to develop websites and apps in a modular way. You are detail oriented and have a passion for clean, semantic code.

  • You’re familiar and comfortable building websites using WordPress, SCSS and straight html/css/js.
  • You’re unafraid of working with static-site builders, new templating engines or code-compilers
  • You enjoy learning from your team and are equally happy to give or receive feedback.
  • WordPress CMS knowledge
  • Comprehensive knowledge of html/css independent of frameworks like Twitter bootstrap.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Javascript. JS frameworks are tools and not crutches.
  • Comfortable working with version control and collaborating on the same repo as your teammates.

Responsibilities

  • Work with a distributed team to meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects and timelines.
  • Develop websites independently or as part of a team in a modular and mobile first fashion.
  • Primarily work with the WordPress CMS using gulp as your task runner and SCSS for preprocessing.
  • Secondarily work with next-gen frameworks and compilers to build headless and hybrid websites.
  • Communicate clearly with project liaisons, teammates and clients
  • Work closely with interaction and web designers to adhere to design specs
  • optimize code and vector graphics for performance.

Preferred But Not Required

  • Advanced knowledge of SCSS
  • Experience working within vagrant or similar virtual environments
  • Familiarity with task runners like gulp and grunt
  • JS frameworks (Angular, React, Express, etc.)
  • Ruby & Ruby on Rails
  • Middleman/Jekyll
  • Drupal
  • WordPress Plugin Authoring

About Revolution Messaging

Revolution Messaging, founded in 2009, in Washington, D.C. by key members of the 2008 Obama campaign, is a leader in cutting-edge progressive strategies for a digital world. Our clients include government agencies, nonprofit groups, unions and political campaigns and candidates. Revolution Messaging specializes in a bevy of in-house digital strategies, including mobile, advertising, social media, video, creative, fundraising and web development.

Revolution Messaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is Revolution Messaging’s policy to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, length of time spent unemployed, as well as other classifications protected by applicable laws.

Perks

You won’t need to work from our office, but if you so choose, we are headquartered in Washington, D.C. Our geographically distributed team gets together for face-to-face meetings every 6 to 12 months. In addition to a great work environment, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits. Some of these are:

  • Medical and dental plan
  • 15 days paid time off per year
  • Your birthday off (16th paid day off)
  • Cost-splitting for conferences
  • 401k
  • Laptop (We’re a Mac shop.)
  • Competitive salary and bonus compensation based on individual performance

Please send a resume, a few lines about yourself, links to your github and production websites you’ve contributed to along with your salary requirements to webdev@revolutionmessaging.com.

Please note: We can only accept US-based applicants.

Revolution Messaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is Revolution Messaging’s policy to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, length of time spent unemployed, as well as other classifications protected by applicable laws.

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