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Octavo Designs - Front End Web Developer/Designer

Date Posted: 4/4/2018


Web developer responsibilities include building out website from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.

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  • Produce WordPress-based websites (e.g. create themes, custom functionality)
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best development practices
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML5/CSS3 practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling sites
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent



  • Minimum of 3–5 years experience building out responsive websites in WordPress and WooCommerce
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3, and JQuery (JavaScript a plus)
  • Have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web standards, and optimization techniques and best practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong experience with WordPress (custom theme, shortcode, function, etc)
  • Experience managing domains, hosting, DNS, and email as we move from development to a live-hosted website
  • Optimizing sites for maximum speed, SEO, and scalability
  • Maintenance of WordPress websites including plugins, updating WordPress, etc.
  • Ability to debug cross-browser issues
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of  timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • BS in computer science or a related field

Please send a resume and references.

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