Web Developer

Employer
Location
Winston Salem
Posted
Aug 22, 2013
Closes
Sep 21, 2013
Contact
John White
Category
Advertising, Other
Duration
Full Time
We are seeking a Web Developer to join our North Carolina team. At Mullen, Web Developers are tasked with creating and improving well-organized, robust code with maintainability and portability in mind while bringing their deep understanding of the most innovative technologies out there to bear on the agency's creative product.Advertising creative teams are evolving, and technology needs to be right there in the trenches with art directors, writers, user experience designers and beyond. We're looking for a creatively minded developer who has rock-solid skills, but also a passion for creating killer ideas.Experience in an agency environment (advertising or digital-only) is extremely important, if not mandatory. Bonus points if it was in an integrated environment doing work across all types of media, online and offline. Social media content and applications will be an area of focus, so experience with Facebook applications and other social media API-driven sites is preferred. Mobile experience is a big plus.

  • Agency or startup experience, or experience in another creatively charged, collaborative environment.
  • A desire and ability to use technology to drive creativity.
  • Very solid front-end skills are a given: HTML5, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Backbone, Ember, etc
  • Knowledge of MVC architecture and how it relates to server and client side web development.
  • Significant experience in at least one popular CMS (WordPress, ExpressionEngine, etc)
  • Significant expertise with at least one MVC Framework (Laravel, Ruby on Rails, Django, CakePHP, etc)
  • Social technology API experience (Primarily Facebook, and also Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram, etc.)
  • Experience creating, as well as consuming, JSON-based APIs.
  • Familiarity with at least one source control system (Subversion, Git, etc.)
  • Experience with Linux operating systems and Apache Web Server is required, as this role is required to handle information across several servers simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Server platforms and/or ASP.NET preferred
  • Understanding of software design patterns and testing methodologies is a plus.
  • Familiarity with databases and data modeling/design techniques is a plus.
  • Experience with responsive development best practices is a plus.Applicants must provide URLs for a portfolio site, Github username, client work, side projects or any other site or application work that shows your development chops and creative spark. Applicants who do not provide a link to their work will not be reviewed.You must be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this roleMullen is an eoe encouraging diversity in the workplace

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