Front End Developer

Remote
Full Time
Development
Mid Level

Siege Media is a growing and remote-first content marketing agency! We are nationally recognized on Inc.’s Best Workplaces list and Inc. 5000 list, highlighting the 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Interested in joining the Siege team? We currently have a spot open for a talented Front End Developer to help us continue to deliver great content for our world-class clients.

Perks for United States residents include 100% health, vision and dental benefits, 50% 401k match up to 6% of your salary (immediate vesting), donation matching, career development training, unlimited PTO, work-from-home equipment, and free pens. Everyone loves free pens. 

Learn more about working at Siege by watching our careers video, experiencing our culture on Instagram, and checking out our work on Dribbble!

Siege Media values diversity. We encourage people of color, LGBTQIA+ folks, veterans, parents, and those with disabilities to apply. Through our “health, then work” philosophy we are committed to helping all people succeed at Siege. If you require reasonable accommodation to complete our application or interview process, please let us know.

Responsibilities

  • Develop best-in-class content that solves user search queries (such as creating a “wedding budget calculator” thousands search for each month), and ranks #1 online
  • Ability to translate wireframes and Designs into functional websites using HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Test and debug to ensure flawless functionality and performance of your design
  • Collaborate with project managers, writers, designers, and clients to create the best possible work
  • Help improve and iterate on the Siege Media website

Required Skills

  • 3-4 years experience showing proficiency with front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and jQuery
  • Familiar with Bootstrap framework
  • Experience building mobile-first, responsive web pages
  • Expertise with Advanced Custom Fields and Custom Post Types in WordPress
  • Expert understanding of WordPress themes and plugins; able to build a theme from the ground up, able to build a simple plugin, able to use a Text Editor to build complex WordPress posts and pages; able to create a custom page template
  • Experience working with headless CMS platforms, such as Contentful, Prismic, and Bloomreach
  • Site speed best practices and optimization (PageSpeed Insights, Pingdom, caching/minification, image optimization, etc.)
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring your content will adhere to them
  • Good understanding of ADA/WCAG compliance for an accessible web
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to form productive working relationships
  • Strong project management skills, with ability to juggle multiple projects while still working effectively
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and work independently
  • Familiar with source control technologies like Git (we use Gitlab)

Suggested Skills

  • Modern JavaScript frameworks (ReactJS, Vue.js)
  • Serverless setups / JAMstack
  • Static site generators (Gatsby)
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors (SASS) and task builders
  • Good understanding of AJAX
  • Python for task automation
  • Experience with Data Visualization Tools (D3.js, Chart.js, Google Charts)
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and/or the Google Doc tool suite
  • 1-2 years experience working in an agency environment

The salary range for this position is $65,000.00-$75,000.00 DOE. This position is 100% remote and based in the US. 

Please plan to upload the following information during the application process:

  • Your resume
  • A short introduction/cover letter
  • Links to three examples of content you’ve created online
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