Freelance Web Developer

Freelance Web Developer

We’re looking for a creative, flexible thinker who has a proven track record of success leading web development projects that demand a high degree of creative and technical complexity.

You have a blend of technical chops and people skills — you can think big picture and decide on the optimal tech architecture and also be heads down and code, and you can help guide our design, marketing and project management team members to best fulfill on the needs of our client site projects. 

This Freelance Web Developer position will take a lead role on multiple client engagements so you will need to be detail focused and effective at project management to stay on track.

Primary Job Responsibilities
Build/engineer websites and web applications (mostly on WordPress and Drupal) that are usable, efficient, secure and performance-optimized. Debug and iterate on quality until to spec and the sites work flawlessly across devices, browsers and screen sizes.
Maintain client sites, install, test, and debug plugins, integrations, and create custom plugins as needed.
Install marketing related tags, code, integrations, CRM, fundraising platforms, forms and automations.
Partner with clients to help lead and manage their technical projects, communicating with them directly to develop and execute on their web development needs.
Collaborate with our internal team and freelancers across UI, UX, design, marketing and analytics to execute on client web development projects.
We are often called upon to work with third party integrations with Salesforce, MailChimp, Constant Contact, Salsa Labs, Blackbaud, Network for Good, Give Lively, Classy, Pardot, Hubspot, and Stripe.

Bachelors and/or Masters degree in computer science.
At least 5 years of web development experience and at least 3 years of full-stack WordPress and/or Drupal development.
Deep expertise and significant experience in:
PHP software development best practices and object-oriented programming.
Creating cross-browser/cross-platform responsive websites.
Custom theme development and plugin development.
Javascript frameworks and front-end technologies like -React and REST endpoints.
Development workflows, git, deployment.
Content migrations from existing websites.
Integrating with common 3rd-party CRM, email marketing, and payment platforms.
Design systems using component libraries and reusable front-end patterns.
Accessibility such as WCAG compliance requirements.
Infrastructure, system administration & DevOps and familiarity with hosting solutions like AWS and with CDNs like Cloudflare.
Professional maturity is a must as is the ability to communicate through written and verbal means both in casual settings and in formal presentations.
Experience with digital collaboration tools like G Suite and Basecamp.
Friendly and engaging style and demeanor, with strong motivation and professionalism.
Strong interest in social issues.
You must be able to work in the United States.
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