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Senior Front-End Web Developer

Louisville, KY Katie Bush Design

Based in Louisville, KBD is a growing branding and web agency that partners primarily with venture capital firms and enterprise technology companies to build compelling brands and cutting edge digital experiences. We typically create 15-20 medium sized, B2B sites per year with a very small team for extremely high profile clients. We are looking to expand our web development team immediately to accommodate for increasing demand.

 

KBD offers a unique opportunity to interact with some of the world’s hottest technology companies and venture capital firms. Expectations are high, but you’ll learn a lot and the perks are great, including extremely competitive salaries, 3 weeks paid time off to start, 100% paid health benefits, an awesome office in the Highlands, 6-week parental leave, a fully stocked bar and lots of snacks. Plus, talented colleagues and amazing clients.

 

What You’ll Do:

·      Build responsive WordPress themes from scratch, and maintain previously built sites

·      Build reusable code and libraries for future use

·      Familiarity with ACF

·      Write and maintain clean and composed Javascript (Functional/modular, ES6/7, Webpack/Gulp, Animations)

·      Write and maintain clean and composed CSS/SASS

·      Q/A and cross browser test sites

·      Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

·      Communicate clearly with the design team and development team, as well as project stakeholders

·      Setup a basic web server

·      Build flexible email templates in multiple environments

 

What You Bring to the Table:

·      Minimum 2-3 years of front-end development experience, with demonstrated work building in WordPress

·      Extensive knowledge of HTML5, CSS3/SASS, PHP, Javascript

·      Familiarity with responsive design, cross browser and device testing

·      Experience with Git

·      Experience with command line (SSH) and web servers: Nginx and Apache

·      Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.

·      Experience writing flexible email templates in integrated marketing management frameworks (Marketo, Hubspot, etc.)

·      Basic knowledge of image authoring tools (Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator), to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.

·      Keen sense of aesthetic

·      Detail oriented

·      Bonus points for familiarity with static site generators

·      Flexible, adaptive, and able to thrive in a collaborative startup environment

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@wearekbd.com